Washington's city council has approved to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11.50 an hour on Tuesday. This raise in the minimum wage will be effective in 2016 in the US capital.
Dec 18 2013, 6:21am CST
WASHINGTON (WJLA) -- For the second time in under a week, police have arrested a man for carrying a handgun without a license on Capitol Hill.
Investigators said Ronald Prestige was arrested Wednesday after he was searched at the entrance of the Cannon House Office Building.
Prestige is not a Capitol Hill staffer, unlike the case last Friday when a staffer was arrested after police said they found a nine millimeter handgun during a search - which was also at the Cannon Building.
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Boeing has decided to take most of 777X aircraft design and assembly work outside Seattle, Washington. South Carolina, Alabama, California, Philadelphia and St. Louis are the U.S. places where Boeing 777X aircraft design work will be done.
Oct 31 2013, 5:12am CDT
Source: 49 News Topeka
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks.
The agency said Wednesday it is working closely with the Israeli government to review new information they have provided and to determine whether safety concerns have been resolved.
FAA instituted the flight prohibition on Tuesday in response to a rocket strike that l ...
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Source: Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings.
The simulcasts will start with the opening of the Premier League season Aug. 16. Thirty-three theaters in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington are currently scheduled to take part.
The deal was announced Wednesday by Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group, which br ...
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Online radio station say current royalty rates are unfair and discriminatory
Sep 24 2012, 8:10am CDT
Source: Canadian Business Online
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Movie theatres around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings.
The simulcasts will start with the opening of the Premier League season Aug. 16. Thirty-three theatres in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington are currently scheduled to take part.
The de ...
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Source: Channel News Asia
WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday lowered its US economic growth forecast for 2014 after severe winter weather in the first quarter delivered a sharp contraction.The IMF projected that the world's largest economy would grow a "disappointing" 1.7 percent this year, after a 1.9 percent expansion in 2013.
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Of course they do
Oct 6 2010, 10:09pm CDT