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  • Judge: No injunction in FEA public pension lawsuit

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — On the eve of government workers being forced to contribute 3 percent of their paychecks to Florida’s pension fund, a Leon County circuit judge late Thursday refused to require the...
  • Report: Earnings for WGA screenwriters fell 10% in 2010

     
    The storyline was grim for most of Hollywood's screenwriters in 2010. Feature writers belonging to the Writers Guild of America, West reported earnings of $393 million last year, down 10% from the prior year and 25% below the level in 2007, according to...
  • Santa Rosa settlement: the other side

     
    The ACLU says the Liberty Counsel got it all wrong in the settlement involving the Santa Rosa School Distict and religious freedom. Here's their press release, in part: PENSACOLA – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida today announced...
  • Burbank gave out $4 million in city bonuses since 2007

     
    Hundreds of Burbank city employees have received a collective $4 million in bonuses since July 2007, according to documents the city fought in court to keep out of public view. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge in May ordered......
  • Republican jobs vs. Democratic unemployment [Most commented]

     
    Since the end of the recession, Texas has created 4 out of every 10 new jobs in America. Despite the state's problems, this is a clear indicator that Democrats should stop writing off Republican strategies simply because they're Republican strategies,.......
  • Is Hollywood quietly giving its stars the NBA and NFL lockout treatment?

     
    Whether you're a movie star, a pro basketball player or an unsung schoolteacher, you know that we live in an era when labor unions are taking big hits. It's been a huge political issue in many states, as new laws......
  • America's depressed and it's the economy's fault [Most commented]

     
    To the rest of the English-speaking world, the U.S. isn’t looking so great these days, Op-ed columnist Tim Rutten writes Wednesday. A conservative British newspaper described the U.S. as depressed and anticipating more economic struggles in the...
  • NFL, players making progress despite appeals court ruling

     
    In a decision that is significant but not surprising, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the NFL on Friday, five weeks after hearing oral arguments on whether the league could lock out its......
  • Some FL universities consider raises to offset new pension cost

     
    Starting this month, public employees have to start contributing 3 percent of their pay to their retirement. But some state universities are considering giving professors raises of 3 percent to cover that loss. The presidents of University of Florida in...
  • Entertainment companies, guilds make new website to promote anti-piracy effort

     
    A coalition of the major media conglomerates and entertainment labor unions has launched a website to promote anti-piracy legislation that they support. Creative America features statistics on Web piracy and testimonials from the type of entertainment...
  • Twitter Town Hall: The complete transcript of Barack Obama and Jack Dorsey

     
    Twitter Townhall went on for over an hour....
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

     
    Well, Us For Starters. And if we had a grain of commonsense, we'd be over at the Harrisburg Hilton this morning along with other brainy hopefuls gunning for their share of televised riches. Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. One of......