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Major retailers like Walmart and Target are doing whatever it takes to convince people to work there

Major retailers like Walmart and Target are doing whatever it takes to convince people to work there

33 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Retailers such as Target , JCPenney , and Kohl's are offering new perks in an effort to win over thousands of seasonal workers this holiday season. Kohl's is offering workers...
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The Culture War That Was Fought in the Sky

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Ruth Elder breezed into Long Island in September 1927-four months after Charles Lindbergh flew the Atlantic-with all the subtlety of a gale. Her colorful sweaters were tight...
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Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL Central title

10 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

CHICAGO - With every big swing, every defensive gem all over the infield, Javier Baez is making an argument for NL MVP. It's turning into quite a case. Baez homered and the...
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Contractor Gives Tips On Seeking Help Repairing Damage

15 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Recent storms have left many people scrambling to find contractors to help repair damage. But how do they know they're not getting scammed? After a storm rolls...
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For dropouts and other workers on the edge, employers have jobs and are adapting to find them

16 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

In a solid economy, employers seek out those on margins of labor force.
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Walmart sued for alleged discrimination against pregnant workers

Walmart sued for alleged discrimination against pregnant workers

19 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Federal regulators have filed a lawsuit against Walmart claiming the retailer forced pregnant workers to take unpaid leave and refused their requests for less physically...
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Time for serious self-analysis for fantasy baseball owners

Time for serious self-analysis for fantasy baseball owners

19 hours ago   |   New York Post

As the calendar gets closer to flipping to October and MLB fans start gearing up for the playoffs, fantasy baseball owners anxiously await the end of the regular season and the...
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The Ticker: Mass. jobless rate holds steady and ‘Codfather' faces more penalties

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Mass. jobless rate holds steady Massachusetts officials say the state continues to add jobs as its unemployment rate remains lower than the national average. The state Office...
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The Workologist: When Feedback From Distant Bosses Feels Like an Insult

1 day ago   |   NY Times

An employee whose managers are hundreds of miles away is often left with a sense that they “think I'm not that smart.” Here's how to deal with the problem.
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Employer payrolls set new record in Mississippi in August

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

More Mississippians were on employer payrolls in August than ever before. The number of people on payrolls - economists' top labor market indicator - grew to a record 1.17...
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Stolen smokes: Man gets 20 years for cigarette theft

Stolen smokes: Man gets 20 years for cigarette theft

A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Read more ...

Giants benching tackle Ereck Flowers for Chad Wheeler, report says

Giants benching tackle Ereck Flowers for Chad Wheeler, report says

The decision comes after Flowers, a starter for more than three years, had two underwhelming performances this season. Read more ...

NFL trade rumors: Cowboys want to restart talks for Earl Thomas deal

NFL trade rumors: Cowboys want to restart talks for Earl Thomas deal

The Seahawks and the Cowboys face each other Sunday in Seattle, giving Dallas an opportunity to inquire about Thomas again. Read more ...

Anthony Joshua has to be a whole lot sharper for potential Deontay Wilder fight

Anthony Joshua has to be a whole lot sharper for potential Deontay Wilder fight

After his seventh-round TKO of Alexander Povetkin on Saturday, the unified heavyweight champion can't afford to make a mistake against the punching power of Deontay Wilder. Read more ...

Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

The woman who has roiled the U.S. Senate with sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will testify against him, after all. Attorneys for... Read more ...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate touching allegations

The Minnesota state representative called the claims "indescribably hurtful" and said he dropped out of the race so he could work toward healing his family. Read more ...

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Police said a father and son who killed a neighbor were taken into custody again Friday after a court reviewed their bonds and raised them to $250,000 each. Read more ...

A Timeline Of Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Controversy As Kavanaugh To Face...

A Timeline Of Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill Controversy As Kavanaugh To Face Accuser

As another Supreme Court nominee faces allegations of sexual misconduct, what can be learned from the handling of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy? Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Thiago "Marreta" Santos' TKO of Eryk Anders at UFC Fight...

Twitter reacts to Thiago "Marreta" Santos' TKO of Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night 137

Thiago “Marreta” Santos emerged on top in UFC Fight Night 137's makeshift main event on Saturday when he defeated Eryk Anders in a light heavyweight matchup. Santos scored a... Read more ...

Comcast Outbids Fox And Will Acquire British Broadcaster Sky

Comcast Outbids Fox And Will Acquire British Broadcaster Sky

The U.S. cable giant won a rare auction held by British regulators with a bid of $39 billion. Comcast hopes acquiring Sky will help it compete with online streaming services... Read more ...