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  • Just Born, maker of candy Peeps, sues union over strike

    09/29/2016 7:38:56 AM PDT · by tekrat · 5 replies
    The Pennsylvania company that makes marshmallow Peeps as well as Mike and Ike candies has filed a federal lawsuit claiming a workers' strike is illegal. Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 6 workers walked off the job Sept. 7. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by Just Born Quality Confections says that violates a no-strike provision of a contract that expired June 18. The company says the no-strike clause was still in effect until Sept. 18 under a contract extension.
  • Obama Goes 2 for 22 and Announces the Winning "Peep" Diaorama!!!

    04/02/2013 8:13:52 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-2-2013 | MOTUS
    Sheeze! Lighten up! Everyone is picking on Big Guy for missing 20 of his 22 shots at the shootout (can I say that?) yesterday. It’s catch and release, BO, release! Some people even cynically suggested that BO shot all those “bricks” on purpose to draw attention to his new gazillion dollar “infrastructure” project to rebuild Amerika.  “Somebody” doesn’t know Big Guy very well if he thinks that’s even a remote possibility. (SNIP) That brick thing reminded me of the movie I watched on Easter though; you may have heard of it: Cecil B. de Mille’s The Ten Commandments? The Pharaoh...
  • Female Passengers Say They’re Targeted By TSA

    02/14/2012 11:13:31 AM PST · by rawhide · 41 replies
    dfw,cbslocal,com ^ | 2-3-12 | Ginger Allen
    A Dallas woman says TSA agents repeatedly asked her to step back into a body scanning machine at DFW International Airport. “I feel like I was totally exposed,” said Ellen Terrell, who is a wife and mother. “They wanted a nice good look.” When Ellen Terrell and her husband, Charlie, flew out of DFW Airport several months ago, Terrell says she was surprised by a question a female TSA agent asked her. “She says to me, ‘Do you play tennis?’ And I said, ‘Why?’ She said, ‘You just have such a cute figure.’” Terrell says she walked into the body...
  • Peeps make a quiet stand-The Easter Bunny's expulsion prompts a marshmallow defense

    03/28/2006 7:11:07 AM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 42 replies · 1,083+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 3-28-06 | JASON HOPPIN
    Marshmallow Peeps, the popular Easter candy made of sugar, corn syrup and gelatin, have become a new symbol of protest in St. Paul these days. The "Vision of Peace," a 36-foot, 60-ton onyx City Hall statue of American Indians, has become the stage for a peculiar form of civil discourse. Since last week's decision to kick the Easter Bunny out of a City Council office, a handful of employees have ringed the statue with the spongy chick- and rabbit-shaped candies. Two laminated signs even announce the statue's temporary new moniker — "Vision of Peeps."
  • Top blogs often too one-sided [Free Republic and Drudge dwarf all others but are unfair]

    10/23/2005 12:18:04 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 164 replies · 3,519+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | October 23, 2005 | Regina Lawrence
    T here's been a lot of excitement about blogs since they broke into public consciousness during the 2004 election. They are now growing at an astronomical rate. The blog search engine Technorati now tracks almost 20 million of them, and various estimates of the number of blog users range from 32 million to 50 million Americans. Blogophiles see blogs as a new way for citizens to express themselves and, especially among the political bloggers, a new way for citizens to talk back to the "MSM" -- the mainstream media. According to Mike Godwin, legal director of a First Amendment advocacy...
  • Nanny-Cam May Leave a Home Exposed

    04/14/2002 10:06:31 AM PDT · by petuniasevan · 48 replies · 70,438+ views
    NY Times through Yahoo ^ | 4-13-02 | John Schwartz
    Nanny-Cam May Leave a Home ExposedSat Apr 13, 2:55 PM ETBy JOHN SCHWARTZ The New York TimesThousands of people who have installed a popular wireless video camera, intending to increase the security of their homes and offices, have instead unknowingly opened a window on their activities to anyone equipped with a cheap receiver. • Venezuela's Chief Forced to Resign; Civilian Installed • Nanny-Cam May Leave a Home Exposed • For the latest breaking news, visit NYTimes.com • Get DealBook, a daily email digest of corporate finance newsDealBook. Search NYTimes.com: The wireless video camera, which is heavily advertised on the Internet,...