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  1. How Your Maternity Leave Is Different Than Your Mom'sRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    I am the Pennywise Parent, a writer covering the personal finance of parenting. As a staff reporter at The New York Times, USA Today and The Columbia Journalism Review, I wrote about real estate, investing, style and travel.

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  2. Nominees announced for Faith & Freedom Movie and TV AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for... Movieguide has revealed on January 31 nominees for its Faith & Freedom Movie and TV Awards .

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  3. Minimum wage hike gains momentumRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Times News

    HARRISBURG State Sen. Christine Tartaglione has tried to raise the minimum wage so often, it could almost be called a tradition at the state Capitol. Given that, it wasn't a shock Tuesday to see the Philadelphia Democrat pushing a package of bills that would raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour by 2016, just as she did in the past session.

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  4. Maher: Obama probably the a worsta president on press freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Late-night HBO talk show host Bill Maher blasted President Obama on Friday night for clamping down too hard on journalists, calling him the "worst" president on issues of press freedom. "I don't understand why he is perhaps the worst president we've had on clamping down on the press," Mr. Maher told documentarian Laura Poitras , adding that Mr. Obama has used the espionage act more than any other president against journalists doing their jobs.

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  5. Blog: OFCCP Proposes New Sex Discrimination Guidelines for Contractors and SubcontractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On January 28, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced proposed changes to its sex discrimination guidelines . The current Guidelines set forth the interpretations and guidelines for implementing the nondiscrimination and affirmative action requirements related to sex under Executive Order 11246.

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  6. Religious Objections to Biometric Scanning: Jury Verdict for Employee ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    A Virginia federal jury recently awarded $150,000 to a miner who refused on religious grounds to use his employer's biometric hand scanner that was installed to track attendance. Such scanners read each person's unique hand characteristics and store that information to identify the individual in future scans.

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  7. Showdown looms as Ombudsman claims immunity to avoid answering questions into massive police inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Canberra Times

    A showdown between the NSW Ombudsman Bruce Barbour and a parliamentary committee is set for Tuesday, with Mr Barbour claiming public interest immunity to avoid answering questions on secret details of his massive inquiry into police. A test of wills is likely, with politicans insisting they have the right to demand answers from Mr Barbour, who was issued a summons to appear.

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  8. Ex-Ford contractor says he was fired for anti-gay statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Grand Haven Tribune

    A former contractor for Ford Motor Co. has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that says he was fired for criticizing the automaker's efforts to support the gay community.

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  9. Candidate blew chance to stop wrongdoingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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  10. 2015 Winter/Spring HR and Benefits Webinar Series Announced by Benefit ExpressRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Benefit Express has released the first four webinars in their 2015 winter/spring webinar schedule. Topics include: Temporary Employees and the Employer Mandate, Keeping Up to Date With FMLA, New Developments in Health Care Reform, and Latest and Greatest in HIPAA Rules.

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  11. VA investigator visits Tomah to meet staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Door Reminder

    VA investigator visits Tomah to meet staff By Dana Ferguson, Associated Press Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1CJcWOg Wisconsin leaders are asking for action at the federal level following reports of improper prescription practices at the Tomah VA medical center. TOMAH - The lead investigator of a probe into alleged overmedication of military veterans at the Tomah VA Medical Center met with hospital staff Friday to outline the scope of the review.

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  12. Anne Arundel jobless rate hits six-year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hometown Annapolis

    Anne Arundel County finished 2014 with the smallest number of people claiming jobless benefits in more than five years, new state figures show. There were 14,011 people out of work in December, about 4.6 percent of the total workforce, according to monthly jobless numbers released by the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

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  13. Dilapidated stairway in Excelsior to get fixRead the original story

    Thursday | SFGate

    Nails protrude from wood from the stairway starting on Prague St. leading to Crocker Amazon Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Deteriorated wood on the stairway starting on Prague St. leading to Crocker Amazon Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

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  14. Workforce saw gains last month in Orange, Sullivan and UlsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Times Herald-Record

    Figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor showed an unemployment rate of 5 percent in Orange, down from 5.8 percent in December 2013.

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  15. Career Internship FairRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | Bunker Hill Community College

    Connect with employers and learn about great internships. Talk with internship site supervisors, network with local companies, and get valuable face time with hiring managers.

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  16. Investigation widens into reports of overmedication at Tomah's VA Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WISN-TV

    The lead investigator of a probe into alleged overmedication of military veterans at the Tomah VA Medical Center met with hospital staff Friday to outline the scope of the review. VIDEO: Top VA officials looking into Tomah death Carolyn Clancy, the VA's acting undersecretary for health, is also looking into allegations of retaliatory practices.

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  17. A worker demonstrates a Takata steering wheel airbag initiator.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | USA Today

    Honda confirmed that it sent investigators to probe a recent fatal crash in Houston involving a Honda car with recalled Takata airbags, and now links the death to a faulty Takata bag Honda report verifies new airbag death Honda confirmed that it sent investigators to probe a recent fatal crash in Houston involving a Honda car with recalled Takata airbags, and now links the death to a faulty Takata bag Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CJJCYd Honda confirmed that it sent investigators to probe a Jan. 18 fatal crash in Houston involving a recalled Honda car with Takata airbags, and now links the death directly to a faulty Takata driver's bag.

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  18. Renovation begins Monday at Holland parkRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After two rounds of contract bidding and residents regularly complaining about dusty, unsafe conditions at James F. Holland Memorial Park, a long-awaited renovation is about to happen. Palm Coast's oldest park will close Monday and will remain closed for 15 months, city officials say.

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  19. OSF courtyard redesign gets rave reviews Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's proposed redesign for renovating the brick courtyard, known as The Bricks, received an enthusiastic reception from the audience at the third public meeting on the topic held at OSF's Carpenter Hall on Thursday. The courtyard, between the Angus Bowmer Theatre and the Allen Elizabethan Theatre, requires extensive upgrading to bring the space into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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  20. The Police State Is Upon UsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Anyone paying attention knows that 9/11 has been used to create a police/warfare state. Years ago NSA official William Binney warned Americans about the universal spying by the National Security Agency, to little effect.

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