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MGM Resorts cutting 557 jobs in final round of layoffs

May 30, 2019

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https://lasvegassun.com/news/2019/may/30/mgm-resorts-cutting-557-jobs-in-final-round-of-lay/ By Bryan Horwath (contact) Thursday, May 30, 2019 | 10:20 a.m. Related Story MGM laying off 254 employees with more cuts coming MGM Resorts International announced today it is eliminating 557 more jobs in a “second and final round” of layoffs as part of a company reorganization. The announcement comes a little more than […]

MGM could pay up to $800M in Las Vegas shooting settlement

May 30, 2019

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By Richard N. Velotta Las Vegas Review-Journal May 16, 2019 – 6:09 pm https://www.reviewjournal.com/business/mgm-could-pay-up-to-800m-in-las-vegas-shooting-settlement-1666084/ Updated May 16, 2019 – 6:34 pm MGM Resorts International says it could possibly reach settlement between $735 million and $800 million for the litigation that arose from the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting. In a quarterly Securities and Exchange Commission […]

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may shut

May 30, 2019

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May 28th, 2019 by Jim Salter, Associated Press in Local News Read Time: 3 mins. http://www.fultonsun.com/news/local/story/2019/may/28/planned-parenthood-missouris-last-abortion-clinic-may-shut/780616/ ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri’s only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference that […]

Cook County orders religious fundamentalist leader to ‘cease and desist’

May 30, 2019

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By Adelle Whitefoot / Forum News Service on May 29, 2019 at 8:21 p.m. https://www.wctrib.com/news/crime-and-courts/4619424-cook-county-orders-religious-fundamentalist-leader-cease-and-desist GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Cook County sent a cease-and-desist letter last week to Fundamentalist Church of Latter-day Saints leader Seth Jeffs after a site visit to his Pike Lake property found multiple permit violations. According to the letter, the disruption […]

Union marijuana Workers (UMW)?

May 30, 2019

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State Senate approves recreational marijuana bill in quick vote, after changes By Peter Hancock Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com Updated 5/29/2019 9:33 PM https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190529/state-senate-approves-recreational-marijuana-bill-in-quick-vote-after-changes SPRINGFIELD — The state of Illinois is one step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana. The Illinois Senate voted Wednesday to pass the bill, sending it to the House for consideration in the […]

Youth ministry members receive high honor

May 30, 2019

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Youth ministry members receive high honor Members of the Saint Catherine of Siena Church, West Dundee, Youth Ministry, received the national St. Timothy Youth Award for their positive examples of living their faith in their daily lives. (Posted by Pat Szpekowski, APR, Community Contributor) Community Contributor Pat Szpekowski, APR Eight members of the St. Catherine […]

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Kilauea’s Mauna Ulu eruption

May 30, 2019

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By U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Watch | Sunday, May 26, 2019, 12:05 a.m. https://www.westhawaiitoday.com/2019/05/26/hawaii-news/volcano-update/2019-marks-the-50th-anniversary-of-kilaueas-mauna-ulu-eruption/ HILO — May 24, 2019, was a notable date in Kilauea Volcano’s history. It is the one-year anniversary of several key events in the 2018 Kilauea eruption, most notably, the reactivation of fissure 8 with intermittent spattering while fissures 7 and […]

Abortion laws in Georgia saves Blacks Lives.

May 30, 2019

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Georgia State Urban Black Population (2017 census ACS Black alone) Atlanta  1,920,782 Augusta  209,658 Columbus  126,005 Savannah  126,420 Macon  103,312 Albany  81,244 Warner Robins, GA 60,917 Valdosta, GA 49,313 Athens, GA 40,840 Hinesville, GA 29,814 Brunswick, GA 27,212 According to the 2017 Census Bureau the state of Georgia has the 4th largest Black population in […]

Let’s Play God

May 30, 2019

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View this post on Instagram My girls so far away, argh. A post shared by 𝕰𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓 𝕭𝖗𝖆𝖒𝖇𝖑𝖊 (@ethanmodboybramble) on May 7, 2018 at 6:55pm PDT   https://www.alternet.org/category/belief/  

Exclusive: Disney CEO says it will be ‘difficult’ to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect ? and Boycott Who???

May 30, 2019

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(When  Corporations forget who their customers are/) bloggers note. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-abortion-walt-disney-exclusive/exclusive-disney-ceo-says-it-will-be-difficult-to-film-in-georgia-if-abortion-law-takes-effect-idUSKCN1T003X Lisa Richwine ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be “very difficult” for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to […]