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Rabbis: ‘Not kosher' to buy at grocery store during strike

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By PHILIP MARCELO BOSTON - As thousands of Stop & Shop workers remain on strike in New England, some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the region's largest...
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The nation's cartoonists on the week in politics

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other...
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Public to weigh in on paid family leave proposal

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Maine could allow up to 12 weeks of paid family leave or 20 weeks of paid medical leave under a top Democrat's bill. The Legislature's Labor and Housing Committee is...
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Cowboy & Lady rustle up vintage country

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Most musicians consider what they do a labor of love. But it's hard to compare others' devotion to that of Cowboy & Lady. Jess Powers and Tyler-James Kelly first fell in love...
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Phoenix couple accused of forcing day laborer into sex at gunpoint

15 hours ago   |   ABC

A Phoenix couple are accused of forcing a Mexican day laborer into sex at gunpoint and filming another encounter to blackmail him.
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Strong job growth continues in Capital Region

15 hours ago   |   Times Union

The Capital Region added 7,100 private-sector jobs over the past year through March, the state Labor Department reported Thursday, even as public sector employment fell by 500...
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20 high-paying jobs you can get with just a high school diploma

20 high-paying jobs you can get with just a high school diploma

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are a ton of high-paying jobs that only require a high school diploma. Some of those careers include nuclear-power-reactor...
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Rabbis: “Not kosher” to patron grocery during labor strike

20 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Some New England rabbis are advising their congregations not to cross picket lines to get their Passover essentials at Stop & Shop supermarkets, where workers remain on strike...
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Rhode Island loses jobs in March but unemployment rate dips

20 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

State labor officials say Rhode Island lost 300 jobs from February to March, but the state unemployment rate dropped slightly during that period. The state Department of Labor...
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Alaska labor union sues to block privatization of hospital

22 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A labor union is suing the Alaska governor's administration to halt the privatization of the state's main psychiatric hospital, officials said. The Alaska State Employees...
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'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

The man, in his late 60s, used a golf club to fight back. Read more ...

Mueller report: 12% of document redacted in Justice Department version...

Mueller report: 12% of document redacted in Justice Department version, analysis says

An estimated 36 pages were redacted from the 448-page report. Read more ...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email contacts, experts say

Facebook harvested 1.5 million users' email contact data without their consent, Business Insider revealed on Wednesday . In doing so, Facebook might have violated US and EU... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral fire likely caused by electrical short circuit

Notre Dame Cathedral fire likely caused by electrical short circuit

A French judicial police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral but don't have a green light to search Notre Dame's charred interior because of... Read more ...

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines - Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves... Read more ...

Risk of severe weather increases; tornadoes, wind damage likely

Risk of severe weather increases; tornadoes, wind damage likely

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle's threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, or a moderate risk. Read more ...

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

TOKYO - A car driven by an 87-year-old man smashed into pedestrians at a Tokyo intersection on Friday, killing a woman and a girl on a bicycle and overturning a garbage truck... Read more ...

The Mueller Report Has Been Released

The Mueller Report Has Been Released

Attorney General William Barr has released a redacted version of Robert Mueller's special counsel report to Congress and the public. Read more ...