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Scranton Workers Upset After Mayor Cuts Pay to Minimum Wage
Chris Doherty, the mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania, ordered municipal workers to have their pay sla...


In Brooklyn, a Heated Race to Succeed Congressman Edolphus Towns
There is a spirited race to succeed Congressman Edolphus Towns in Brooklyn, New York....


Sanitation Strike Workers Inducted Into Labor Hall of Fame
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis honored the 1,300 workers who took part in the historic 1968 Memp...


Union Representative Brings Interns to Jobs March
AFSCME's Glen Middleton says that young people are keeping Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision for work...


Amid Crisis, New Jersey Workers Say: "Don't Blame Us"
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - When a New Jersey family with an autistic child walks into the state...


Gang Gunbattles, Street Blockades in Mexico
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) -- Suspected drug cartel gunmen hurled grenades, burned vehicles and block...


Detroit’s Emergency Manager Cuts Health Care Benefits
Kevin Orr, Detroit’s emergency financial manager, has dramatically reduced health care benefits for...


A New Mayor in Detroit With Unclear Powers
Mike Duggan was elected mayor of Detroit, but it’s not clear where his powers end and the city’s em...


Atlanta Mayor Has Local Clout and a National Presence
Kasim Reed, mayor of the nation’s ninth-largest metropolitan district, knows that spreading the goo...


Protests Force Philadelphia Mayor to Abort Speech
Mayor Michael Nutter left City Council chambers on Thursday amid chants from union members angry ab...


Crime Infested Camden Fires Half of its Police Force
What does this mean for the safety of the city's residents?...


In Memphis, Old Strife Heats Up Over Schools, Race
A bid by the struggling, majority-black Memphis City Schools system to merge with the majority-whit...


Commentary: The True Lessons of Detroit
Why the city should be empowering its entrepreneurs....


Union Pulls Black College Support after Koch Gift
A powerful government workers' union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after t...


House members scurry back to pass jobs bill
House members scurry back to pass jobs bill...


Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs
Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs...


Rescuers Try to Keep Fire From 2nd Depot in Congo
International experts fought Monday to prevent a fire from reaching a second arms depot in the capi...


9/11: Commemoration Activities and Memorials by State
Sept. 11, 2008Commemoration Activities and Memorials by State ARIZONA Sun LakesThe Interfaith Counc...