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Ara Manoogian hadn’t eaten for nine days as of Monday, and he was prepared to go without food for weeks, or even months, more. Camped in an RV parked outside Rep. Adam Schiff’s Burbank office, Manoogian said his hunger strike was in protest...
Burbank is not just sitting back and letting NBC move its signature tourist attraction back to New York City after 40 years. It’s fighting back. “I am going on an hunger strike,” Burbank Mayor Dave Golonski said this afternoon. “...
While “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen’s clash with Warner Bros. plays out under the klieg lights, many others are quietly feeling the economic impact of the Burbank studio’s decision to halt production of the hit comedy....
As prisoners continue to wage a hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, a pointed opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine argues that military physicians who oversee such feedings are guilty of aggravated assault and should...
In ratifying a six-year contract with Caterpillar Inc. on Tuesday, workers in South Milwaukee, Wis., opened the door to a multiple system of wages that is key to the global company's flexible workforce. Ross Winklbauer, a United Steelworkers...
June 15 In History: One of the 21 hunger strikers at the El Centro Alien Detention Center collapsed Sunday>> 50 Years Ago — HEBER — Joana Cruz, 3, daughter of Frank Cruz, of El Centro, fell from the family car on 10th Street in Heber yesterday afternoon. The car was driven by her father, according to Highway Patrol. He took Joana to El Centro...
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber detonated his vehicle in front of the Supreme Court in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, several hundred yards from the U.S. Embassy, killing 17 people and wounding 38, police said. The Taliban claimed...
During a game at Harbor Park in Norfolk last week, Buffalo Bisons manager Marty Brown got upset with a call and threw a fit. He argued with the umpires and got ejected, and instead of leaving the field, he hurled his helmet and then sat down in the...
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Saucon Valley School District teachers, who have gone on strike three times since 2005, are approaching the one-year mark of working without contract. But negotiators on both side said talks will continue with the next session scheduled for June 24. The...
FrameworkTear gas canisters explode as police break a barricade of pickets massed in front of the U.S. Motors plant on E. Slauson Ave....
The American Crystal Sugar lockout effectively ended on May 28 when union workers showed up for their first day of work in almost 22 months, their relatively thin ranks testifying to the bitterness of the labor dispute. Just over 400 union members...
A tough year in the sugar beet business became even tougher recently. Heavy rains in the northern Red River Valley will further slow sugar beet planting and could allow American Crystal Sugar Co. growers to plant only 430,000 to 440,00 of the 458,000...
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