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Yakima Chamber Members Against Higher Wage

Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce members who recently participated in a survey say they’re against an increase in the state’s minimum wage from $9.47 to as much as $15 an hour. Chamber of Commerce CEO Verlynn Best says the survey involved 400 members and found that a lot of business owners say an increase in […]

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KEENE, NH - SEPTEMBER 30: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a town hall event at Keene High School September 30, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire. Trump has seen his lead in the polls slip but still leads in New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Compliments Carry Real Weight In The Workplace

Is there a lesson here to help explain Donald Trump’s personal style? First of all, nobody compliments themselves more than Trump. It is endearing to some, annoying to others but it is regular, consistent, unfailing. And it just maybe backed up by research out of Harvard University. A study from the Harvard Business School says […]

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(AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND OUT) Students from Ermington Public School enjoy a game organised as part of a program by the Australian Sports Commission to get children involved in sports and healthy activities, 31 May 2006. SMH Picture by DALLAS KILPONEN (Photo by Fairfax Media/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Kids – Stop What You’re Doing Until The Recess Consultant Arrives

File this under “are you kidding me”? Recess consultants! Apparently kids-being-kids is no longer good enough for the playground. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that a couple of elementary schools in Minnesota have hired a firm called Playworks, which presents a philosophy that says recess can be more inclusive and beneficial if it’s more structured. […]

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SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 05:  Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks forces Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions to fumble the ball near the goal line during the fourth quarter of their game at CenturyLink Field on October 5, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

BAM! Kam Punches Seahawks to Win

SEATTLE (AP) — Kam Chancellor punched the ball free from Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson at the 1-yard line when it appeared the Lions were going to take the lead, and the Seattle Seahawks held on for a 13-10 win on Monday night. With Detroit on the verge of capping a 91-yard drive with the […]

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2011 APEC Summit Convenes In Hawaii

Agreement Reached in TPP; $113 Million Awarded to Support Farmers

The U.S. and 11 other countries have reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. For the U.S., the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement opens agricultural markets in Japan and Canada, among other things. Canada and Japan have agreed to increase access to their dairy markets, allowing some American dairy products in, but New Zealand […]

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