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Snow, Ice Removal Costs Hit $27 Million In Kentucky

Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet has spent $27 million on snow and ice removal this season, with plenty of winter still left.

02/03/2014

View of the skyline in the city of Seattle. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Labor Leader Predicts Seattle Machinists Will Reject Boeing’s Offer

“I think that ultimately, if they turn it down, it’s probably a positive for the state of Missouri,” Labor Council President Emeritus Bob Kelley said.

12/23/2013

Herrin Mine Grand Jury 1922

Researchers Will Excavate Site of Deadly 1922 Labor Strike

Williamson County Judge Brad Bleyer gave an archaeology team the go-ahead on Monday for the work in Herrin Cemetery, which was being held up by an injunction.

09/10/2013

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Metro, Transit Union to Resume Talks This Week

“One of us has to bend,” Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 President Mike Breihan said. “I’m willing to bend a little bit if they’re willing to bend a little bit. We both have to give a little bit.”

09/09/2013

Fast food workers strike in St. Louis, spring 2013

St. Louis Fast Food Workers Expected to Protest This Week

Organizers say dozens of restaurants will be affected. The workers will be joined by clergy and community supporters.

07/28/2013

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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Hostess Shutting Down For Good After Labor Clash

Company says labor strife forced their hand.

11/16/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Says He Is Bored With Debate Prep, Really He’s Afraid To Defend His Failed Record

Preparing for this debate has got to be the most depressing thing Obama has ever done. He must be staring at facts and figures that he can hardly believe – and then realize he has to defend them come Wednesday night – with his biggest critic, Mitt Romney – and the nation – staring at him. It’s going to be terrible for Obama.

10/02/2012

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