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ReporterWe've shown you the construction, we've shown you potential traffic headaches, now see inside the new Clearbrook Wal-Mart. The store has been about five years in the making.† We first reported plans to build it in 2006. Now there's six days before the...
Tags: Politics, Government, Headaches, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Assignment ManagerNorth Cross School will get a new headmaster this summer.† The private school in Roanoke County announced Thursday that Chris Proctor has been hired.† Proctor will take over at North Cross on July 1. Proctor is currently interim headmaster at Wesley...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Career and Workplace, Government, Houston
A couple of new faces are coming to the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke. Museum officials say they've hired Kim Williamson as the new Director of Development and Maria St. Clair will fill the role of Membership Manager. Williamson worked as...
Tags: Politics, Career and Workplace, Government, Employers
Assignment ManagerFreightCar America will build 1,500 rail cars in Roanoke, thanks to a big order from Norfolk Southern. Governor Bob McDonnell and representatives from both companies made the announcement Monday morning in Richmond. Norfolk Southern is resuming a...
Tags: Chicago, Politics, Colorado, Indiana, Human Interest
ReporterOne industry has thousands of openings, all to help with its busiest season of the year. Temporary or seasonal jobs are starting to lead to something more. The home improvement industry continues to be stable so part time work can turn into a full time...
ReporterRoanoke's new city manager has been on the job for a year.† Chris Morrill replaced Darlene Burcham. During an extensive interview with News 7, Morrill reflected on his first year.† He has spent a lot of time learning how the city works and the city...
SAN FRANCISCO — It's a trend many public employees can relate to: Health insurance premiums climb year after year, while at the bargaining table workers have agreed to kick in more for pensions, take salary cuts and sign on to furlough days. But...
One of the more enjoyable aspects of my public career was an excellent relationship with public safety unions. Law enforcement, fire and EMT groups were supportive of my races for the state legislature, Congress and governor. Although not unheard of,...
The Justice Department's secret review of Associated Press telephone records gives advocates for federal employees one more reason to doubt the Obama administration's full commitment to protecting whistleblowers, particularly those in national security...
Stockton is one of California's larger cities. Nearly a year ago, its city council voted to file for bankruptcy. This is the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in the nation's history. Bridgeport, however, is in worse financial condition that Stockton...
Lang's language This is in response to "Tribune's pension scold way off mark" (Perspective, May 12), by Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie, deputy majority leader of the Illinois House. Lang clearly has spent quite a bit of time polishing his ability to compose his...
Tags: Politics, Employees, Skokie, Pension and Welfare, La Grange
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel plans to start reducing health insurance coverage next year for more than 30,000 retired city workers and begin shifting them to President Barack Obama's new federal system. The move is aimed at saving the city money and comes as...
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