- Nurses at upstate NY hospital join union Updated: Dec-05-13 3:06 am
- Nev. cowboy a rarity in national rodeo category Updated: Dec-01-13 6:23 pm
- Southeastern La. eyes fee hikes Updated: Nov-27-13 8:52 am
- News media protest White House press access limits Updated: Nov-21-13 3:41 pm
- Correction: UC Nurses-Contract story Updated: Nov-18-13 10:26 pm
- Miss. River pilots get pay raise Updated: Nov-15-13 11:28 am
- Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials Updated: Nov-14-13 3:35 pm
- Carter calls for abolition of death penalty Updated: Nov-12-13 4:17 pm
- Q&A: More lenient lice policies bug some parents Updated: Nov-08-13 5:57 pm
ALBANY, New York - Nurses at an upstate New York hospital have voted to unionize.
RENO, Nevada - A former top rookie cowboy from Elko is gearing up to be the first Nevadan to compete in the national rodeo finals in steer wrestling in 45 years.
HAMMOND, Louisiana - Athletic fees that all Southeastern Louisiana University students pay each semester may double under a proposal by the Student Government Association.
WASHINGTON - Dozens of leading news organizations protested to the White House on Thursday against restrictions that sometimes keep journalists from taking pictures and video of President Barack Obama performing official duties. At the same time, two press groups urged their members to stop using official photos and video handed out by the White House, dismissing them as little more than "government propaganda."
LOS ANGELES - In a story Nov. 17 about the University of California and unionized nurses reaching a tentative labor agreement, The Associated Press erroneously reported who will contribute to the nurses' pension plan. The preliminary deal calls for nurses, not the university, to contribute 8 percent of pay to pension benefits starting in January, followed by 9 percent in July.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A state commission has ordered that river pilots will receive a nearly 14 percent pay raise starting in January with an aim of bringing the average annual salaries to nearly $400,000.
The Free Press of Mankato, Nov. 14
ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday there are overwhelming ethical, financial and religious reasons to abolish the death penalty all over the world.
WASHINGTON - Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.