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Longshoremen Union Contract Talks; Asia Buying More U.S. Beef
A coalition of trade associations wants the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association to start contract discussions early. Those groups, which represent dock workers and the companies that own West Coast port facilities, in 2014 and into early 2015 were in…
Titans Announce Deal With Heisman Winner Mariota
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has agreed to a contract with the Tennessee Titans.
The Titans finalized the deal with the former Oregon quarterback on Tuesday. Terms were not immediately available.
Mariota, the No...
Glendale Votes to Cancel Lease Deal With Coyotes
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Glendale City Council has voted to end an arena lease agreement with the Arizona Coyotes, thrusting the franchise's future further into doubt.
The council voted 5-2 Wednesday night to end a 15-year, $225 million lease agreement signed by Glendale and IceArizona s…
Wilson’s Agent Says No Deadline on Contract Extension
SEATTLE (AP) — The agent for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said in a radio interview that the sides have made progress in attempts to get a contract extension done, but there is no deadline for reaching an agreement.
Agent Mark Rodgers told 710ESPN Seattle on Thursday morning that…
City Council Approved Highest Salary For City Manager
The Yakima City Council approved the city manager contract May 8, offering Tony O'Rourke $175,000 a year. This is the highest salary ever for a city manager. The council also talked about the terms of the severance package in case Yakima ever changes to a strong mayor form of gov…
City Of Yakima Willing To Pay To Get O’Rourke
Yakima is in position to shell out a lot of money to land the man wanted for the next city manager. A proposed contract up for debate would pay Anthony O'Rourke $175,000 a year, plus money for travel and a phone. O'Rourke makes the same salary now in South Lake Tahoe...
Back To The Negotiating Table For Police And Fire Unions
It's back to the negotiating table for the city and police and fire unions after the city rejected contract proposal last week because of the tough economy. Both unions hope to avoid costly mediation. The Firefighters Union with meet with interim City Manager Michael Morales Thursday...
Police and Firefighters Goes Back To The Drawing Board
It's back to the drawing board for police and firefighters here in Yakima after the city rejected their latest contract proposal. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports the unions will meet with the city to try to find an agreement...
Fire, Police Contract Rejected
It was a long night for City Council Tuesday. A number of items were on their agenda, and one is sure to start the pot boiling. The council rejected the latest contract proposal for both police and fire.
The agreements would have cost the city an additional $1...
Negotiations Underway to Hire Don Cooper as Yakima City Mgr.
During a special meeting Monday evening, the Yakima City Council selected Don Cooper as the next Yakima city manager.  The City will now begin the process of negotiating a contract with Cooper. If negotiations are successful, Cooper would replace Dick Zais who retired earlier this month af…