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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

By Mike Denison, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Maryland government entities have suffered at least six cyberattacks since the beginning of 2013, according to incident reports from the Department of Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Law

2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

State Investigators Of Narconon Arrowhead Say They Were Wrongfully Fired

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse started investigating Narconon Arrowhead in July 2012 after three people died at the facility in nine months' time.

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Related Topix: Law

7 hrs ago | Los Banos Enterprise

Longtime eatery closes its doors

Los Banos residents can no longer get a hand-cut egg roll or Chinese chicken salad from Ming's restaurant, a town favorite since before 1968.

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Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Law

11 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Ala jobless rate jumps to 6.7 percent

The state Department of Labor says Alabama's March unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, which is three-tenths of a percent higher than the February rate.

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Related Topix: Law, Alabama, Alabama Government

15 hrs ago | YourErie

PA Unemployment Down to 6%

April 18, 2014 Harrisburg - Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for March 2014.

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19 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Doctor 'vindicated' by tribunal

Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers A heart doctor who turned whistleblower to expose NHS safety fears said he felt "vindicated" after winning an unfair dismissal case following a prolonged dispute with hospital bosses.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Housing Racism Against Blacks | News One

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa , that effectively settles allegations that the city discriminated against African Americans applying for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA, African-American, Law

MarketWatch

Saving for retirement could cost you $400k

A worker who saves 10% of her salary in a 401 every year for 40 years is pretty much a model citizen in the Republic of Personal Financial Responsibility.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Law

Tri-cityherald.com

Connecticut jobs increase as winter's freeze ends

However, the state has regained less than 55 percent of the jobs lost from March 2008 to February 2010 during the recession, economists said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Law, 9

West Australian

EU lawmakers smooth way for class actions against cartels

European lawmakers on Thursday eased the way for cartel victims to claim compensation from companies under new rules that also shield price-fixing whistleblowers from being the main target of million-euro lawsuits.

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Labor Market Steps Forward: Wages Grow and Jobless Claims Drop

Initial applications for unemployment benefits are trending near pre-recession lows.

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The Press-Enterprise

Ken Calvert: Congressman discusses lawsuit abuse in Corona

A meeting at a Corona restaurant gave Rep. Ken Calvert a chance to talk about his bill to curb frivolous lawsuits against businesses stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law

Small Business Trends

Strengthening Your Small Business With Subcontractors

Dealing with the ebb and flow of workloads can be challenging for small businesses.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Medicare, Health

State of Maine

Maine's Job Bank Surpasses 7,500 Real, Local Jobs

Maine's Job Bank, at http://www.mainecareercenter.com , continues to increase its number of job listings with more than 7,500 available for applicants.

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Related Topix: Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Rep. Lynn Jenkins says failed bill didn't address gender pay gap

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins said Wednesday she would support legislation that helps educate women about their right to equal pay, but lawyers - male or female - would be the only ones helped by a bill that died in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law

Examiner.com

New job training programs highlighted by President at a PA community college

President Obama spoke about the economy at a GE gas engine plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Thursday and outlined his four-step plan for restoring opportunity; creating new jobs; and training Americans with the skills to fill those jobs.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Law

Missourian

Court expands legal rights for injured workers

The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.

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Related Topix: Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Amy Ridenour

Myth: America Had A Free-Market Health Care System Prior To ObamaCare

It appears that the second greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing lots of Americans that they had a free-market health care system prior to ObamaCare.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, Medicare, Medicaid

JD Supra

A Check on the EEOC Attack on the Credit Check

We have written a few times about the EEOC's closer inspection of background checks and the use of criminal records in employment decisions because of their potential adverse impact on classes of applicants.

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Related Topix: Law, Education, Kaplan

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Half a loaf on Community Center Theater may not be enough

A renovation plan would cost $11 million just for the ADA fixes. Beyond that, the City Council faces big decisions about the 40-year-old building's future as Sacramento's workhorse arts venue.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Law, UC Davis, Opinion

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