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Should locals set their own minimum wage? A fresh idea gets rude awakening in Louisiana Legislature

After years of seeing efforts to raise Louisiana’s minimum wage crash and burn in the state’s GOP-controlled Legislature, state Rep. Royce Duplessis decided to take a different tact this session, with ... read more

Pampering pooches are costing us a packet. Have we gone barking mad?

Dominic Littlewood and Denise Lewis made it clear in their ... pets in the local park, charging £10 each per hour. That doesn’t sound excessive . . . but if you’ve got four dogs, you’re clocking up ... read more

Meet the Candidates: Hillary Clinton is a fighter, and she says she's the 'future'

By age 14 she was on her own, working as a housemaid ... but Clinton is banking on the idea that voters will be more concerned with domestic issues. On the stump, she emphasizes raising the minimum ... read more

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The American Dream In Reverse?

When push comes to shove, businessmen and their financial ... to earn a living wage. She said: “We’ve been living the American dream in reverse... Adjusting for inflation, average wages are lower than ... read more

Proposal to let Louisiana cities set own minimum wage shot down after passionate debate

An effort backed by labor leaders and nonprofits that would let cities in Louisiana set their own minimum wage ... an idea he has called a conservative one by putting control in the hands of locals. ... read more

Insight: Capitol Chat On Budget / Sac Pride Parade & Law Enforcement / Mental Health In The Restaurant Industry

We’ll have Capitol Bureau chief Ben Adler to tell us where things stand. Trans activist and Sacramento Pride parade Grand Marshal Ebony Harper joins us to discuss the debate over whether LGBTQ police ... read more

Charge Inmates To Stay In Jail? Riverside County Eyes $5M Revenue Boost

KNX 1070’s Mike Landa reports that’s the driving sentiment behind one Riverside County supervisor’s efforts to charge jail inmates for their time in custody ... a lien against any real property they ... read more

KHN Morning Briefing

(Lee, 4/18) Kaiser Health News: Trump Set To Extend Flawed ‘Fix’ For VA Health Scandals ... designed to be used by patients to zap their own necks with a mild electrical signal to relieve symptoms. ... read more

Leah Vincent, Orthodox Jew shunned by family at 17 graduates from Harvard

Leah and her ten siblings were raised to worship two things: God and the men who ruled their world ... as a secretary that paid minimum wage. They paid the first month’s rent — but after that she was ... read more

A final word on Marshall’s comments

If Chicago columnists and national NFL analyst types thought Jay Cutler behaved poorly in a press conference setting, they should probably take a look ... What we saw Thursday was Marshall doing the ... read more

Rand Paul Backs Confederate Flag Removal, Calls It Symbol of Racism and Murder

(and fellow Republican) Nikki Haley that the Confederate flag should be removed from its previous place of ... Republicans have an opportunity to start fresh with younger voters and those in minority ... read more

A Corrupted Election

This unexplained 8 million vote discrepancy between the election night exit polls and the official count should raise a Chinese May Day ... The exit polls themselves are a strong indicator of a ... read more

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