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Lawsuit Accuses Ill. Governor Of Patronage Hiring

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago attorney is asking a judge to order an investigation into hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, saying there’s an “embedded culture of patronage practices” in Illinois government. 118 more words

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Common Misconceptions About Non-Competition Agreements in Texas 

A big part of my practice consists of enforcing non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements against the departing employees on behalf of their employers. Conversely, I also advise employees regarding what they can and cannot do in light of the non-competition or non-solicitation restrains imposed on them by their former employers.  779 more words

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Aggravated DUI Plea In Metro-East Highway Worker's Death

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting in court that he was driving impaired when he caused a 2012 wreck that killed a highway construction worker. 94 more words

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Missouri's Next Execution Could Be Wednesday

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has denied a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri man scheduled to die later this week, and the case is now heading to the U.S. 119 more words

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Boeing to Pay 47 Million Dollars to Union Workers in Southern California

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) Boeing Co. will pay $47 million to hundreds of current and former Southern California employees who are owed back pay and benefits, a union announced Friday. 248 more words

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Illinois Governor Grants Clemency To 43

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65.

Quinn said in a Friday news release that the clemency petitions are part of dockets that date back to 2007. 98 more words

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