Tuesday May 14
'Comp time' bill sets up another battle over workers' rights
Republicans in the House have introduced a bill they say would give workers more flexibility by allowing them to take "comp time" for working more than 40 hours per week rather than being paid overtime.
Sun May 12, 2013
Michelle recs erotic romances from Loose Id
HEA contributor Michelle Monkou gets warm and toasty with Loose Id books by Michele Zurlo, Ann Mayburn and Treva Hart.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Washington Post
Water main break turns D.C. construction site into lake
A downtown Washington water main ruptured early Saturday, shooting a muddy rapid down 17th Street NW, buckling a section of roadway and transforming an excavation site into a massive mid-city lake.
Raleigh-based mystery writer Sarah R. Shaber reports that her latest novel, "Louise's Dilemma," is coming oiut Nov.
Fri May 10, 2013
CEOs Speak Out: MA 4th Worst for Business
Some of the nation's top CEOs are speaking out about the state of business across the country and have named Massachusetts the forth worst to do business.
Michelle Rhee's StudentsFirst Influence Targeted In Report By New York Group
Since Michelle Rhee's first days as Washington, D.C., schools chancellor, she has evoked intense reactions.
Wed May 08, 2013
Cecil Shaw: Revisiting the Lost Art of Scatting and Motown Stylings
Grammy Award winner Charley Pride opened for Shaw in January 2013 at the Presidential Inaugural Ball for The President of The United States of America, President Barack Obama.
D.C. Councilwoman Cheh recommends higher Circulator bus fares
The recommendations from Ward 3 D.C. Councilwoman Mary Cheh would raise Circulator fares to $1.50 for passengers paying with a SmarTrip card.
Tue May 07, 2013
We Chat with Chef Daniel Boulud on his 20th New York Anniversary
"Cooking is sometimes emotional, sometimes seasonal, sometimes cerebral, and sometimes physical.
Mon May 06, 2013
Second Amendment Test or Horrible Idea? Activist Calls for Armed...
Activist and talk radio host Adam Kokesh in a Facebook post last week called on his listeners to join him on July 4 to march on Washington, D.C., with loaded guns.
Fewer Students Arrested for Possession of Marijuana Arrests
Arrests for possession of marijuana at the four Falls Church-area high schools have gone down this academic year.
Thu May 02, 2013
Honor Flight CD hits #6 on Amazon.com
"All of us involved in the Honor Flight CD project and here at Mission Control Records are just blown away by the demand, thank you, thank you." SPOKANE, Wash.-- The CD entitled "In Your Honor" went on sale in Spokane just a few days ago at Rosauers and Super-One stores and is nearly sold out.
Standing Up for Kindness
Braver, Kinder Calvert members Shontera Jones, Joe Gionfriddo, Niki Elliott, Cara Mathers, Katie Wilding, Miranda Shaw, Andrea Kelson and Austin Folkman with the We are the Change banner, on which students signed their handprint and pledged to be braver, kinder and to oppose bullying.
Attacks on RFS, Blend Wall Bogus
The message being delivered to Washington, D.C. today is that Big Oil attacks on the Renewable Fuel Standard , so-called blend wall and E15 are bogus.
The Afro American Newspaper
Parent Summit Works to Change Culture of Violence against Children
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin had a serious message for her audience of moms, dads, care givers and other stake holders at the 1st annual Parent Summit held at the Washington Hebrew Congregation in Northwest Washington: protecting children from the effects of violence should be everyone's priority.
Wed May 01, 2013
Daily Business Review
Former Bush Administration Lawyer Asks Judge for Probation
Federal prosecutors will not oppose a sentence of probation for a former George W. Bush administration lawyer who's charged in Washington with the destruction of government property.
Meetings And Conventions
Washington, D.C., Destination Guide
More than $8 billion in improvement projects are under way in the nation's capital, including construction of the new Washington Marriott Marquis , attached to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Louisville hit with $6.2 million bill in long-running firefighter back pay lawsuit
The Louisville Metro Government, which already has paid out $71.2 million to cover back pay, pension benefits and interest for firefighters, must turn over another $6.2 million, a Jefferson judge has ruled.
IRFA, ACE & Auto Channel RFS/E15 Briefing
Iowa Renewable Fuels Association , American Coalition for Ethanol and The Auto Channel are bringing together a panel of experts in the fields of renewable fuels, automotive and vehicle technology and fuel retailing to discuss important issues regarding E15 fuel, the so-called blend wall, and the Renewable Fuel Standard .
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
Community Comment: Hoosiers want better roads, education
By Shaw R. Friedman Special to the Courier & Press Shaw R. Friedman is a LaPorte, Ind., attorney who is former General Counsel to the Indiana Democratic Party.