Bring That Week Back: July 17

of 97Photo
  • Michelle Obama
  • Wellls Fargo, Department of Justice
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania, bankruptcy
  • Trayvon Martin
  • bath salts, Rudy Eugene, Ronald Poppo
  • George Zimmerman
  • James Ammons, Florida A&M University
  • Ulugbek Kodirov, Barack Obama
  • identity theft, the Obama Administration

Scranton Mayor Cuts City Worker Wages to $7.75 per Hour

Grappling with $3.4 million in vendor bills and a $16.8 million budget deficit the city couldn't afford to pay, the mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania, was recently forced to cut the salaries of all 400 city workers — including firefighters and police officers — to the minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. (Photo: Steve Leonard / Courtesy of Wikicommons)