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  1. Wheelchair Users at More Risk of Dying in Car CrashesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | I4U Future Technology News

    Researchers say that for certain unspecified reason, the risk of people in wheelchairs getting killed in a car accident are higher. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, nearly 5,000 pedestrians are killed in traffic crashes each year and an estimated 76,000 are injured.


  2. The challenge of finding the right adviser for youRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MDJonline.com

    Trusting someone else with the management of your money is a huge decision. In fact, making the decision of who to trust is downright hard.


  3. FMCSA's Final Rule Prohibits Coercion, Protects Commercial Truck ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    The Rule provides FMCSA with the authority to take enforcement action not only against motor carriers, but also against shippers, receivers, and transportation intermediaries. "Our nation relies on millions of commercial vehicle drivers to move people and freight, and we must do everything we can to ensure that they are able to operate safely," said U.S. Transportation Secretary .


  4. Ben Carson's unchallenged notion that racial pay gaps are OKRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    By all accounts it was, perhaps, the most bizarre and wrongheaded statement made during the fourth Republican debate. Yet it appeared to go unnoticed or dismissed by the Fox Business network moderators, the audience and the other presidential candidates standing beside retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson.


  5. Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Investor Class Action...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the District of Oregon against GNC Holdings, Inc. on behalf of purchasers of the Company's securities between November 28, 2011 and October 28, 2015 , inclusive . For additional information about the shareholder lawsuit, or to request information about the action online, please visit .


  6. Black Friday doesn't come to rural Alaska communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Forget about long lines and pushy shoppers ready to do battle for sweet Black Friday deals. In rural Alaska, residents are far removed from all the frenzy that goes with the nation's most intense shopping day of the year.


  7. Harry's final column: On money managersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Philly.com

    D EAR HARRY: My employer has selected a money manager for our 401 plan. Today I learned that he gets compensated by getting a commission on everything he buys.


  8. What do the national park proposal and the junk food ban request have in common?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    I'm proud to be an American. It sucks that we live in such polarized and contentious times that I feel obligated to clarify posts in anticipation of the overly emotional responses some readers have to my ideas.


  9. Third Circuit Tosses Lunch Break Class ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Law.com

    A split federal appeals court has ruled that a putative class of Butler County corrections officers is not entitled to be compensated under the Fair Labor Standards Act for the 15 unpaid minutes of their hourlong mealtime periods.


  10. NEISLER v. TUCKWELLRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    Before WOOD, Chief Judge, and POSNER and ROVNER, Circuit Judges. Mathew Neisler, Waupun, WI, pro se.


  11. MORELAND v. JOHNSONRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    Before WOOD, Chief Judge, and POSNER and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges. Dennis L. Friedman, Law Office of Dennis L. Friedman, Philadelphia, PA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.


  12. Regulations worry statea s oil and gas leadersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    Leaders of West Virginia's oil and natural gas industry praise state regulators but worry about federal regulations and environmentalists who use regulatory processes to try to halt projects.


  13. Wage and hour litigation is skyrocketing in U.S.Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    It's no doubt a rare thing for America to become less litigious on any given issue. But the growth in lawsuits under one law in particular - the Fair Labor Standards Act, which sets the nation's minimum-wage and overtime levels - has been particularly dramatic.


  14. Five Individuals, Including Two Doctors, Charged in Kickback Schemes...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    In a series of related cases announced today, the former chief financial officer of a Long Beach, California, hospital, two orthopedic surgeons and two others have been charged in long-running health care fraud schemes that illegally referred thousands of patients for spinal surgeries and generated nearly $600 million in fraudulent billings over an eight-year period. Two of the defendants have pleaded guilty and three others have agreed to plead guilty in the coming weeks.


  15. November 26, 2015How the Washington County commmissioners voted Nov. 19 to spend taxpayers' money.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The board awarded a contract for court-related computer data storage to Staples Technology Solutions of Deerfield Beach, Fla., and Pittsburgh at a cost of $40,006.


  16. Sydney hospital asked to explain the sacking of a whistleblowerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    A Sydney hospital is under pressure to explain why it sacked a whistleblower who had reported the alleged indecent assault of a sedated patient within an acute mental health unit. Security guard Brendan Osmond had worked for 23 years at St Vincent's hospital in inner Sydney before he was dismissed from his position as a supervisor earlier this year.


  17. Alberta NDP's farm safety bill facing growing backlash in rural communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour Minister Lori Sigurdson says the province may extend the consultation period on the contentious Farm Safety Act, a bill which is generating a growing backlash in rural Alberta. "Yes, we can expand it," she said in response to a reporter's question.


  18. Former Rocky Mount officer fondly rememberedRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The first black female officer in Rocky Mount was a single mother of two young boys and she saw law enforcement as a way to support her family. "It was a different time then," said her son, Tim Pope, who is a trooper with the N.C. Highway Patrol.


  19. Golden Gate offers new design for controversial Sausalito ferry dockRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Golden Gate Bridge district officials have developed a new design for a ferry dock in Sausalito in hopes it's more palatable to the seaside city's residents. Earlier this year the bridge district - which operates ferry service in and out of the city - proposed a new dock to replace the aging float, which will not meet future federal rules for accessibility.


  20. Voice of the Fighting Christians still strongRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    Some 20 years ago Leroy Varner attended a Gibsonville High School Booster Club meeting. Don Stowe was the all-sports coach at the time, and he had just purchased an old amplifier and a couple of horn-type speakers.