Ruth Lydia Stark Pantke Maves

...legendary and coveted by all who knew her. In later years Ruth worked at the 3M factory in Burr Ridge IL. She was a very hard worker and was loved by everyone she worked with. Later in life she reconnected with an old flame Charlie Maves. They married and...
My Turn: Government shutdown won't happen

...granted, will continue to spend more from our budget reserves, year after year. Spending $17 million on raises for union workers, then having to turn around and layoff 300 state employees next year is not the right thing to do. Ignoring the fact that...
Harrigan Hall reopens after asbestos scare

...SITKA - Sitka's Harrigan Centennial Hall has reopened after an asbestos scare.The gray insulation substance that raised workers' concerns tested negative for asbestos in a Washington state lab, KCAW-FM reports.The building reopened Wednesday afternoon...
First special session concludes

...session times out June 19. If a new budget isn't approved by the end of June, Walker plans to lay off thousands of state workers.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at Follow her on Twitter @katecmoritz...
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Sitka Centennial Hall closed after possible asbestos found

SITKA - Workers have closed Sitka's Centennial Hall after finding potentially hazardous material in an old door.The Sitka Sentinel reported...
China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...They'll write those rules in a way that gives Chinese workers and Chinese businesses the upper hand, and locks American-made...China's practice of using its state-owned companies and its workers on foreign capital projects.The U.S. and Japan, leading...
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Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...coast spread across 9 miles of ocean Wednesday as cleanup efforts began and federal regulators investigated how a pipe leaked.Workers in protective suits raked and shoveled stinky black goo off the beaches, while boats towed booms into place to corral the...
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Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...for the disaster on BP. But Transocean and Halliburton also were found to have some responsibility.The accident killed 11 workers and sent oil spewing into the Gulf for 87 days.The nearly $211.8 million settlement that Transocean reached with the Plaintiffs...
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Los Angeles council votes for $15 minimum wage

...Seattle began phasing in its new $15 minimum wage law. Most workers in Seattle saw the minimum wage increase to $11 an pay $10 an hour.It will take until 2017 for Seattle workers at large companies and chains to earn $15 an hour. Those...
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DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...want to do them damage, we want to fund education."Munoz said she's gotten tons of calls and emails from Juneau state workers since Gov. Bill Walker announced earlier this week he'll have to notify 15,000 Alaska employees of impending layoffs if...


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