Archive for April, 2014

Two dead after shooting at Western Forest Products mill in Nanaimo | Video

A disgruntled ex-employee of a Western Forest Products mill opened fire on former colleagues and a company executive Wednesday, killing two at a Nanaimo sawmill embroiled in a tense dispute between workers and management over severance pay.

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Jobless rate inches up in S'pore amid tight labour market

The job scene here is off to a tepid start this year, with the highest jobless rate and lowest increase in new jobs filled since 2011

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Urbana U. faced $1.9M operating losses

Urbana University faced an increasingly dire financial outlook as its operating deficit ballooned to $1.

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‘Financially distressed’ cities look for exit from state Act 47 recovery plans

Frank Piccolino has been Duquesne’s manager for a decade, about half as long as the city has met the state’s dubious “financially distressed” standard. “They’re …

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Column: Science Has Its Place, but Don’t Undervalue the Liberal Arts

The United States faces a drastic shortage of college students earning STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) degrees, policymakers say.

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Express Scripts plans to lay off 390 in Tampa

The cuts include 150 pharmacists. The company plans to shed 1,890 jobs this year in the U.S.

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