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  • Hubbard faces his hardest test [Corrected]

    Administrators, teachers, parents and students put their faith in veteran educator Jeffrey Hubbard in 2006. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version incorrectly stated that Newport-Mesa Unified School District Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard is...
  • The key to a job isn't on a computer

    The key to a job isn't on a computer
    A business research organization that tallies online job postings said last week that job vacancies nationally grew by 93,000 in December from November. That dovetails with other signals that the job market is improving modestly. Around the country, many...
  • Aldermen suggest library workers give up raises to avoid cuts

    Aldermen suggest library workers give up raises to avoid cuts
    A pair of Chicago aldermen on Tuesday called on city library workers to give up pay raises so branch libraries can stay open six days a week. The proposal came in a letter from Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, longtime chairman of the Finance Committee, and Ald....
  • MetLife To Lay Off 860 Employees From Irving Office

    MetLife To Lay Off 860 Employees From Irving Office
    MetLife announced it would lay off 860 employees in its Irving, Texas office. Those who worked inside of the MetLife Home Loans office in Irving said the company was trying to sell their home loans division to another company. "There were 40 buyers...
  • ITT Exelis laying off 300 workers in Roanoke County

    ITT Exelis laying off 300 workers in Roanoke County
    We've gotten word that ITT Exelis is laying off about 300 hourly workers at its plant in Roanoke County. A spokesman for the defense contractor says workers were notified of the layoffs Wednesday. He says the cuts are due to reductions in federal...
  • University Place credit downgrade hits hard

    University Place credit downgrade hits hard
    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.—Long a model American community with high-performing schools, beautiful parks and rising real estate values, this city of 31,000 on the Puget Sound has lately turned into a reluctant showcase for the downgrading of America....
  • GOP Senate candidates Welch, Burns defend Romney

    GOP Senate candidates Welch, Burns defend Romney
    Two of the men running for the Pennsylvania Senate Republican nomination, who often tout their backgrounds running a business, were critical Thursday of the attacks lobbed on Mitt Romney’s work at Bain Capital by other GOP presidential candidates.  ...
  • Glendale Unified eliminates furlough days for now

    Glendale Unified eliminates furlough days for now
    Glendale Unified has reached a deal with its teachers union that eliminates three furlough days scheduled for the current school year, the first of which was set to take place in just eight weeks. Assistant Supt. for Human Resources David Samuelson...
  • Community Commentary: Council majority wants to pull wool over our eyes

    The Costa Mesa City Council's proposed charter amendment is just another attempt to force its self-interested political agenda on the city. If there is anything we have learned since the council first attempted to lay off half the city's employees, it's...
  • Dept. of Labor & Industry urges Pennsylvanians to manage unemployment compensation claims online

    Dept. of Labor & Industry urges Pennsylvanians to manage unemployment compensation claims online
    Filing and managing unemployment compensation claims online is the easiest, most convenient way for claimants to work with the Department of Labor & Industry, Secretary Julia K. Hearthway said today.   “Many of Pennsylvania’s unemployment...
  • Nearly 600 people jobless in one week

    Nearly 600 people jobless in one week
    Chances are you've heard about the hundreds of people losing their jobs in just the last week. It's been in the headlines: two companies laid off employees and another business is shutting down. This can be discouraging for people looking for work....
  • Ruling Favors Troopers On 1,248 Minimum; Malloy Will Appeal

    In a victory for the state police union, a judge has refused Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's request to dismiss a lawsuit by the union regarding Malloy's layoff of 56 troopers. The judge also said that the state's law requiring a minimum of 1,248 troopers is...