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MORE WORKING FOR AIRLINES

September 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,439 workers in September 2014, 1.1 percent more than in September 2013, the U.S. Department of ...
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HE WASN'T A PUBLIC SAFETY RISK

Vehicle Retention ALJ orders return of seized car. The Police Department sought to retain respondent's vehicle, seized in connection with his arrest for driving while under the influence of ...
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HEALTHCARE'S NOT A GOVERNMENT FUNCTION

Majority Say Not Gov't Duty to Provide Healthcare for All by Frank Newport Story Highlights 52% of Americans say ensuring healthcare not gov't responsibility Current views reverse sentiment ...
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IN BROWN: A FEDERAL CRIMINAL CASE WILL BE DIFFICULT

With grand jury decision in, legal focus turns to Department of Justice By Chuck Raasch craasch@post-dispatch.com 202-298-6880 With the Ferguson grand jury's decision now in the court of public ...
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MALWARE MEND MAKER

Self-repairing software tackles malware University of Utah computer scientists address cybersecurity IMAGE: Eric Eide, University of Utah research assistant professor of computer science, stands in ...
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HARDER TO MAKE ENDS MEET

Cost of meeting basic needs rising faster than wages in Washington state A Washington family of four must spend 46 percent more on average to make ends meet today than 13 years ago, according to a new ...
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WAKE UP WEASEL!

Evershing International Trading Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Vinacafe Brand Coffee ‐ Wake Up Weasel Instant Coffee mix 3‐in‐1 Evershing International Trading is voluntarily recalling ...
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HEEPS IN HEAPS OF TROUBLE

Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Pork Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens K. Heeps, Inc., an Allentown, Pa., establishment is recalling approximately 2,902 pounds of Bratwurst and Bangers ...
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HELP THEM RAISE $500K

Donate to the 2014 Year End Campaign and help us reach our goal of $500,000! Dear Friends of the Chapter: Known as the great equalizer, Alzheimer's makes no distinction based on race, ethnicity, ...
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WATCH FOR IMMIGRATION SCAMS

A.G. Schneiderman Warns Immigrants To Avoid Becoming Victims Of Potential Scams As President Announces Executive Action On Immigration Policy Schneiderman: Immigrants Should Take Precautions To Avoid ...
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AMERICA'S IN TROUBLE

Fellow Patriot, You know me as the toughest sheriff in America. You also know me as a straight talker - I tell it like it is. My friend, America is in trouble. I've spent my entire life fighting ...
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SENATE SECONDS SYRACUSE'S SANNES

BRENDA SANNES UNANIMOUSLY CONFIRMED BY SENATE TO BE SECOND-EVER WOMAN TO SERVE ON FEDERAL BENCH IN SYRACUSE; SCHUMER RECOMMENDED SANNES FOR POSITION Brenda Sannes Has Had Respected and Successful ...
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ASSESS FARM DAMAGE

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND, HIGGINS, COLLINS URGE USDA TO IMMEDIATELY CONDUCT DAMAGE ASSESSMENT OF IMPACT OF HISTORIC SNOWSTORM ON WNY FARMS – URGES USDA TO PROVIDE ALL AVAILABLE RESOURCES TO UPSTATE ...
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74 MILLION HEADED HERE

Gov. Scott: Florida Tourism on Pace for Fourth Consecutive Record Year Florida Has Already Welcomed Nearly 74 Million Visitors in 2014 Last week, Governor Rick Scott announced that according to VISIT ...
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RALLY FOR STRONGER RENT LAWS

Tenant Rights Coalition and Elected Officials Rally for Stronger Rent Laws to Protect Affordable Housing Alliance for Tenant Power campaigns for rent regulation changes in Albany. Image Credit: ...
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RAJAH, BY A NOSE!

Rajah Ch. A'MONDE'S THE DOKRIANI GLACIER RAJAH (doberman pinscher) Breeder: Ada Levine
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HE NEEDS TICKETS?

He may need more than that....
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NO FLAG POLES?

or banners @ Homestead-Miami Speedway How unpatriotic!
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DIABETES ABCs

Knowing your diabetes ABCs From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. There are ABCs in diabetes, and it’s good to know them. The director ...
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HAVING TURKEY IN TURKEY ON THANKSGIVING

Four Seasons Hotel, Istanbul at Sultanahment THANKSGIVING DINNER MENU Corn Soup. Sweet garlic flan, charred scallion and red pepper Cray Fish. Jerusalem artichoke cream and chips, sea asparagus, ...
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FREE REPORTS CAME AT A COST

FTC, Illinois, and Ohio Stop Scheme That Offered ‘Free’ Credit Scores, Then Charged Consumers for Credit Monitoring Programs They Never Ordered Defendants Will Pay $22 Million for Consumer ...
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NO MAZEL FOR MAZAL?

Licensing ALJ recommends $1,200 fine for base that dispatched cars without a license. Following a default hearing, ALJ Ingrid M. Addison found that a base station continued to dispatch cars for twelve ...
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BATTLING BATTAGLIA DISTRIBUTING

Consent Decree Ends EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit Against Battaglia Distributing Grocery Wholesaler Allegedly Tolerated Harassment on Ashland Avenue Docks A federal district judge has entered a ...
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(UN)HAPPY PIZZA FOUNDER

Happy's Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 ...
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HELLO NICOLE

Nicole Nicole dreams of one day becoming a successful zoologist or veterinarian, but for now she is looking forward to trying out to be a cheerleader at her high school. Currently in 10th grade, ...
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FAVORABLE VIEW OF HEALTHCARE?

In U.S., Ratings of Healthcare Coverage Generally Steady by Rebecca Riffkin Story Highlights Ratings of coverage in U.S. mostly stable since '09 First time Democrats' and Republicans' ...
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GIVE ME A NURSE WITH A BACHELOR'S

Mortality rates lower for patients cared for by nurses with bachelor's degrees Patients in an eastern academic medical center who received most of their nursing care from nurses with bachelor of ...
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OPTING FOR MASTECTOMY?

Vanderbilt study finds more breast cancer patients opting for mastectomy Far more breast cancer patients are choosing to undergo mastectomy, including removal of both breasts, instead of choosing ...
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ABUSE-DETERRENT HYDROCODONE

FDA approves extended-release, single-entity hydrocodone product with abuse-deterrent properties Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate), an ...
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TURKEYS TO THE INSECURE

First Lady Chirlane Mccray and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Distribute Turkeys to Food Insecure New Yorkers at Bed-Stuy Coalition Against Hunger On Friday, First Lady Chirlane McCray visited the ...
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AUNTIE ANNE'S DOGGED BY THESE PRETZELS

Pennsylvania Firm Expands Recalls Pretzel Dog Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens EDITOR’S NOTE: Details of this recall were updated on Nov. 18, 2014 to reflect additional ...
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STOLE HIS EMPLOYEES' WAGES

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Conviction Of Construction Boss For Underpaying Workers On Project At JFK Airport Laborers Were Cheated Out Of More Than $200,000 On Port Authority Construction Job At JFK ...
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FLACKS'S HOT FLASHES

THE FLACKS REPORT - "Hot Court Flashes" November, 2014 Heitler to Leave Manhattan Supreme Administrative Judge Post Supreme Court Justice Sherry Klein Heitler reached the State ...
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AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS

Alabama Constitutional Victory Caps Off Successful 2014 Legislative Effort By Brigitte Gabriel On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, the people of the United States went to the polls and made their voices ...
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NEW YORK'S GOT CASH

DiNapoli Releases October State Cash Report Year-to-date state tax collections of $38.4 billion were $14.4 million lower than projected in the most recent Financial Plan update, but more than $1.6 ...
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WHO BORROWED THE LIBRARY'S CASH?

DiNapoli: Wyandanch Public Library Audit Reveals Missing Cash, Excess Benefits Officials of the Wyandanch Public Library in Suffolk County failed to notice $4,600 in missing cash, overpaid the ...
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MARTHA'S READY TO MAKE HISTORY

From the desk of Congresswoman-Elect Mia Love I'm grateful to everyone who's helped me win election to the U.S. House of Representatives. And though Election Day has come and gone, the fight ...
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FOOD BANK IT!

Food Bank Food Bank For New York City has been the City's major hunger relief organization, working to end hunger throughout the five boroughs for more than 30 years. Nearly one in five New ...
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INVESTIGATING SECURITY BREACHES

Cummings and Warren Ramp Up Investigation of Consumer Data Breaches Throughout U.S. Financial Sector Washington, D.C. (Nov. 18, 2014)-In light of reports that more than 500 million records have been ...
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ALL HAIL THE NATIONAL WATERMELON QUEEN!

Brandi Harrison, the 2014 National Watermelon Queen @ Homestead-Miami Speedway Saturday, November 15, 2014
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TASTING THE MODERN

Caviar and egg Figs, beets & pears Foie gras & cranberry tart Pasta with white truffle Branzino steamed in spinach, matsutake mushrooms Kobe Beef glazed in bone marrow Sorbet Chocolate Every ...
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EMPTY FARMHOUSE KITCHEN

Went to Gary Rack's Farmhouse Kitchen @ Boca Raton Food was just ok.
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SPEEDWAY MEATS

This chicken and beef was inedible. Champions Club @ Homestead-Miami Speedway
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HELP FIGHT ALZHEIMER'S

The Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum is the nation's premier Alzheimer's public policy event, with dedicated advocates gathering in Washington, D.C., to engage Congress in the fight ...
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BABY BABBLE

Building better baby babbles From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Babies’ babbles mean the baby is interested in something. And a ...
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FESTIVAL OF THE TREES

HANDY's Second Annual Festival of Trees Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Event Venue The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale 2414 E Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 CLICK ON FLYER ...
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CHILDREN AT HEART GALA & AUCTION

CHILDREN AT HEART GALA DINNER & CELEBRITY FANTASY AUCTION Monday, November 24, 2014 5:00 PM Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty, NYC Minimum $1,000 RSVP
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NOT MADE IN THE USA (BRAND)?

FTC Approves Final Consent Settling Charges that Made in USA Brand, LLC Deceived Consumers Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling ...
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