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Richard Trumka, Longtime AFL-CIO President, Dies at 72

The Wrap 05 Aug 2021
“He was a relentless champion of workers’ rights, workplace safety, worker-centered trade, democracy and so much more ... “SAG-AFTRA members and all workers have lost a true champion and ally ... “We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and all our brothers and sisters in the global fight for workers.”.

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka dies at 72

People's World 05 Aug 2021
Rich Trumka devoted his life to working people, from his early days as president of the United Mine Workers of America to his unparalleled leadership as the voice of America’s labor movement,” the federation confirmed. “He was a relentless champion of workers’ rights, workplace safety, worker-centered trade, democracy and so much more.

Trumka, labor leader and Greene native, dies

Observer-Reporter 05 Aug 2021
A Greene County native, Trumka was president of AFL-CIO for the past 12 years – heading a federation that represents more than 12.5 million workers ... “The labor community suffered an immeasurable loss today with the passing of Rich Trumka, a true friend of our union and of workers everywhere.

Susan K. Hope – Woonsocket

The Valley Breeze 05 Aug 2021
She also leaves behind her ex-husband and friend, John Thurber, of Pawtucket, along with many adoring nieces and nephews ... Sue made friends easily and was loved by her co-workers, customers, neighbors, and all her daughters’ friends. She loved working retail and had a fondness for her co-workers and customers alike.

Grading the Pandemic Olympics: How Tokyo shined

Yahoo Daily News 05 Aug 2021
There were so many workers, so many volunteers, so many cops — all impossibly friendly and eager to help, even as the days dragged on. Two plus weeks in and they attacked their jobs with the dedication of day one — wiping down tables, helping at crosswalks, offering just a friendly nod as you passed by.

Grana's gets a memorable send-off

Niagara Gazette 05 Aug 2021
Looking for Work ... Reliable ... Friends and family gathered to see the patriarch and his son Ted off ... As young girls, they were neighbors on Ferry Street and best friends. They’d get pizza from Trusello’s and finish the day with tuna sandwiches at the Marketside as workers packed up their stand ... Their relationship spans 60 years, more sisters than friends.

Massachusetts man pleads guilty in co-worker’s death

Bangor Daily News 05 Aug 2021
PORTLAND, Maine — A Massachusetts construction worker pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and will serve an 18-month sentence for the punch that killed his friend and co-worker last year. Robert Clarke and Elliott Fama came to Maine in October last year for a construction job ... ....

Braintree man pleads guilty in co-worker's death

The Patriot Ledger 05 Aug 2021
PORTLAND, Maine – A Braintree, Massachusetts, construction worker pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and was ordered to serve an 18-month sentence for the punch that killed his friend and co-worker last year ... Police said Clarke hit Fama during a fight over a cigarette ... .

Memorial set for Belgrade businessman Gilbert

Belgrade News 05 Aug 2021
A memorial for Belgrade businessman Brant Gilbert, 49, who died April 23, will be held Aug ... A YouTube slide show of Brant’s life, made by his friend and country rock star Derek Randall, will play at the cafe that morning ... “We want Brant’s friends, family, co-workers, acquaintances, everybody to come and tell us their Brant stories,” Rhonda said ... Sit ... .

Wrestling legend Bobby Eaton dead aged 62 as stars mourn WCW pioneer

Metro UK 05 Aug 2021
A friend, and an absolute master of the craft of professional wrestling ...RIP to one half of the midnight express and one of to he greatest workers of all time “BeautifulBobby Eaton, condolences to his friends and family’.

Singapore court orders British expat caught without a mask to undergo psychiatric evaluation after courtroom outburst

Russia Today 05 Aug 2021
Also on Singapore investigates 17 Covid-19 reinfections, quarantines 1,200 migrant workers. The prosecution pointed to a letter, purportedly from the accused’s family and friends, which noted Glynn’s “marked change of behavior” after coronavirus restrictions were put in place ... Like this story? Share it with a friend!. .

Obama’s party guests may be stuck with huge Martha’s Vineyard hotel bills, report says

East Bay Times 05 Aug 2021
The problem for Obama’s party guests is that many were expected to arrive Thursday, but only got word Wednesday that the former president and his wife decided to scale back his party to just family and close friends, TMZ said ... The Obama’s event has been limited to family members and close friends.

Good is God

News-Press Now 05 Aug 2021
I can swipe my finger over the letters, and the phone figures out the words I am trying to type, most of the time ... It is difficult to recognize God ... We can tell good craftsmanship from shoddy ... We know when someone is being a good friend ... God ... God empowers the sun to shine, medical workers to heal, retailers to serve and friends (and pets) who love ... 1.07.

Graphic video, extramarital affair are focuses at RJR quadruple homicide trial

The Bismarck Tribune 05 Aug 2021
TRAVIS SVIHOVEC ... The video displayed Thursday drew sobs from the family and friends of RJR Maintenance and Management workers who were killed on April 1, 2019 ... The Cobbs were married ... Family and friends of the slain RJR workers comforted each other as the videos were displayed on three courtroom monitors at the Morton County Courthouse in Mandan ... .

Portland 911 dispatchers suspended amid probe into leak of false info about Jo Ann Hardesty

The Oregonian 05 Aug 2021
An investigation by the city’s Bureau of Emergency Communications found that while the two employees did not leak police and dispatch records in which the victim wrongly identified Hardesty as the culprit, each violated bureau policy by gossiping about some details of Hardesty’s supposed conduct to friends and co-workers, officials said.

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