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Washington Contractor Fined $300K for Wage Violations

7 hours 52 minutes ago
A Vancouver, Washington contractor was found to owe $201,223 in wages and interest to 20 employees on construction projects at four area schools. The contractor, 360 Sheetmetal LLC, and owner Beverley Martin, were also found to owe more than $115,000 …

Arkansas Governor Passes School Bathroom Bill

23 hours 30 minutes ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders last Tuesday signed a law prohibiting transgender people at public schools from using the restroom that matches their gender identity, the first of several states expected to enact such bans …

Wisconsin Farm Reaches $215K Pollution Settlement

23 hours 33 minutes ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A factory farm has agreed to pay the Wisconsin Department of Justice $215,000 to settle pollution allegations. The Legislature’s finance committee is slated to approve the deal during a meeting last Tuesday. According to an analysis …

Minnesota Nuclear Plant Shuts Down For Leak

23 hours 35 minutes ago
MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota utility began shutting down a nuclear power plant near Minneapolis on Friday after discovering water containing a low level of radioactive material was leaking from a pipe for the second time. While the utility …
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