This week Eight Forty-Eight heard about the real-life challenges facing workers in the Great Lakes region as part of the Front and Center series. Friday was listeners' chance to share how they were doing in this economy.
This week, the Front and Center series looked at how workers in the Great Lakes region have been weathering the recession. Brian Mann of North Country Public Radio has been traveling in Ontario, comparing the lot of Canadians and Americans.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state's new collective bargaining law was defeated Tuesday after an expensive union-backed campaign that pitted firefighters, police officers and teachers against the Republican establishment.In a political blow to GOP Gov.
The United States was at war. In a Chicago courtroom, 101 people had been on trial for opposing the war. And on this August 17, the jury announced its verdict.The year was 1918. The war was World War I.In April 1917, the U.S.
In Postville, Iowa on May 12th, 2008, 900 heavily armed immigration agents shackled and took away 389 undocumented workers while working at Agriprocessors, the largest kosher slaughterhouse and meat-packing plant in the country.