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STOP The Cook County Phone Tax!

The Cook County Board of Commissioners has proposed a new tax of $48 per phone per year, which could raise some phone plans by as much as 131%! The proposed tax would apply to ever...

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Free Speech Could Lead To Online Disconnect

"If you're displeased with the way a company treats you, you're free to air your feelings in public, right? Not necessarily if you receive high-speed Internet access from AT&T Inc....

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Steelworker Steve Skvara on 'Oprah' Thursday!

"Skvara, who retired on a disability from LTV after 34 years, became a spokesman on the issue of national health care during the nationally televised AFL-CIO presidential debate at...

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Will Congressman Weller Do The Right Thing?

"Republican U.S. Rep. Jerry Weller, recently named one of the most corrupt members of Congress by a watchdog group, announced Friday that he will not seek an eighth term." ..."A wa...

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Illinois Congressman Hastert $ Weller Get Subpoenas in Bribe Case

"Former Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.), Rep. Jerry Weller (R-Ill.) and 11 of their House colleagues are fighting subpoenas to testify in a criminal case linked to disgraced former...

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VOTE!: Take The CWA Endorsement Survey Now!

Millions of union members have already made endorsements for the 2008 presidential election. Do you want CWA to get in on the action? CWA wants to hea...

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What's More Disgusting: Being Lied To, Or Hearing the Truth?

"If you read the news very carefully, you can see exactly what is going on inside the Washington debate over the Iraq War. One party is lying, and one party is telling the truth - ...

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Mine Safety Czar Richard Stickler: Another Bush Fox Guarding the Henhouse!

"The man who will oversee the federal government's investigation into the disaster that has trapped six workers in a Utah coal mine for over a week was twice rejected for his curre...

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"Not-So-Wonderful" World of Disney/ABC-7!

My Dear Colleagues; The Officers and Executive Board of NABET-CWA, Local 41 thank you very much for the solid support you gave us today! Your suppor...

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LABOR RALLY! Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The Technicians and Newswriters, represented by NABET-CWA Local 41, who bring you the ABC-7 News have worked without a contract for the past 4 months as a result of Disney/ABC Mana...

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