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  • Bank teller prevents victim from being scammed

     
    Today's Watchdog column explains how an alert and caring Rite Aid manager, Susan Brown, prevented an elderly Bethlehem Township couple from losing more money than they already had in a grandparent scam. Brown, who works in the store on Northampton......
  • Good days but a bad year for labor

     
    Tuesday was a good day for organized labor in Illinois. An arbitrator ruled in favor of the state's largest public-employee union in the battle over Gov. Pat Quinn's decision to withhold a 2 percent pay raise that was to kick......
  • Compton City Council grapples with new budget revisions

     
    The Compton City Council grappled with its budget discussions Tuesday night and was forced to recess the discussion when the city manager presented a new spending plan....
  • Compton leaders approve new budget -- or did they?

     
    After a chaotic meeting full of reversals, the Compton City Council late Tuesday apparently moved to lay off dozen of employees and avert a potential government shutdown....
  • Lindsay Lohan can't afford counseling, her attorney argues. Really. [Poll]

     
    Lindsay Lohan must speed up her completion of court-ordered community service and get cracking on psychological counseling if she wants to stay out on probation, a judge said Thursday. An argument that Lindsay Lohan has no health insurance and therefore...
  • NBA lockout: Kobe Bryant, Derek Fisher experienced '98-99 work stoppage differently

     
    NBA lockout: Kobe Bryant, Derek Fisher experienced 1998-99 work stoppage...
  • Another teacher union lawsuit?

     
    The Florida Education Association plans a press call this morning to discuss “legal actions stemming from the 2011 session of the Florida Legislature.” This is the second such call the teachers union has had in recent weeks. The first call was...
  • How will end of NFL lockout affect NBA work stoppage?

     
    End of NFL Lockout: How will it affect NBA's work stoppage?...
  • Union exec answers Change of Subject readers' questions

     
    As a follow-up to my interview last week with Henry Bayer, executive director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31, Bayer agreed to answer some follow-up questions from readers of this blog. I selected......
  • Jesse Jackson to lead Orlando press conference, protest tonight

     
    The Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder of the Rainbow PUSH, is in Orlando tonight for a press conference and demonstration protesting the election reform bill that passed the Legislature last spring. The bill, which is now awaiting a decision by the U.S....
  • SEC's controversial proxy access rule tossed out by court

     
    A federal court invalidated a controversial Securities and Exchange Commission rule that increased shareholder access to proxy materials....
  • Plan to move cancelled ABC soaps to Web looks for union label

     
    Moving television shows from the TV screen to the computer screen is not easy, as the folks who want to give new life to soap operas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are learning. Prospect Park, a company......