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8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Longtime Sacramento labor chief Bill Camp fired amid internal strife

Amid a roiling dispute among labor groups over Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's "strong mayor" ballot proposal, Bill Camp, the longtime executive secretary of the Sacramento Central Labor Council, was abruptly fired this week.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Zara sorry for 'Holocaust' pyjamas

FASHION giant Zara has pulled striped pyjamas with a yellow star from stores after they were likened to the uniform worn by Jewish prisoners in death camps.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Companies object to plan to abandon residential power rate increase

The state Public Utilities Commission today delayed approving a stipulation in which NV Energy agreed to drop a request for a $37 million rate increase for Las Vegas-area residential customers.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, NV Energy, Electronics, Las Vegas, NV

Fluvanna Review

Group to highlight puzzling disappearance of Renee Field

A national group will spotlight the case of Renee Field - whose mysterious disappearance has puzzled both family and police - at a September event in Zion Crossroads.

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Related Topix: Scottsville, VA, Charlottesville, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TheCourier.com

Turning point

In the beginning, the Findlay Village Mall was basically two strip malls separated by open space.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Hancock County, OH, Opinion

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Locally-owned Fun Party Stores closing all retail locations in Westmoreland County

The party is over for the family-owned Fun Party Store in Westmoreland County. The locally-owned business will be shutting down the retail operations for good in the coming weeks.

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Related Topix: Westmoreland County, PA, Belle Vernon, PA, Mount Pleasant, PA, Greensburg, PA

Examiner.com

Making room for organic foods in your budget

Buying organic foods isn't the easiest thing to do, especially when on a budget.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Toronto Star

Milton Mayor Gord Krantz poised to become the next Hazel McCallion

That year, Hwy. 401 had just been extended west to Milton, the single-screen Roxy Theatre was the biggest action in town and Gordon Krantz was first elected to Milton Town Council, where he has served ever since.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News

HeraldNet

Show where food stampsa $80 billion is spent each year

Imagine a government program that has exploded in size, is the subject of bitter partisan haggling and spends almost $80 billion a year in secret.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Amazon at odds with Germany over strong union tradition

Amazon's rise has provoked strong reactions across Europe. This series examines the culture clash caused by the retail giant's international expansion and how some governments, unions and rivals are fighting the company.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Europe, World News, Germany, Media, IT Services, Audible,

The Baltimore Sun

Spending jumps during back-to-college season

At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Business News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newms360.com

Mantachie officials discuss adding property tax

During last week's regular meeting, Alderman-at-Large Dan Moore Jr. raised the question of whether or not town residents should be paying property taxes.

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Related Topix: Mantachie, MS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Muncie Free Press

15th annual Muncie Ribfest Returns to Downtown

The 15th annual Downtown Ribfest will take place in Downtown Muncie at Canan Commons on Friday, August 23rd and continue on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart Still A Hold In Our View - But For How Long?

The Wal-Mart earnings announcement from the Aug. 14 was further confirmation of the STRIDE view of this business.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Opinion

JD Supra

Tuolumne Jobs Case

The California Supreme Court has just issued an opinion which may encourage the use of initiatives.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA

Los Angeles Times

Judge orders Target to stop building Hollywood shopping center

Opponents say Target should not be allowed to build a 74-foot-tall structure in area with 35-foot height limit A judge has called for retail giant Target Corp. to stop work on a partly built shopping center in Hollywood, handing a stinging setback to a project championed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

Us Stocks-Wall St flat ahead of Fed minutes; retailers resilient

U.S. stocks were little changed Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors shrugged off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

TheStreet.com

5 Things You Need To Know About Walmart International

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Business News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News Tribune

Food stamps' $80 billion secret spending program

Imagine a government program that has exploded in size, is the subject of bitter partisan haggling and spends almost $80 billion a year in secret.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Green Left Weekly

Briefs: LAPD shoots another Black man; socialist wins 22% in Seattle primaries; and more

Just two days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, 25-year-old Ezell Ford was shot by Los Angeles Police Department officers in South Central Los Angeles, teleSUR English said on August 13. Officers came to the scene of West 65th and Broadway on the night of August 11 to conduct "an investigative stop".

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Prison

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