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NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Three Tennessee employees have sued Wal-Mart claiming they lost pay and promotion opportunities because they are women. The Barrett Johnston law firm said the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Nashville, is the third of its kind against Wal-Mart since 2011..
It's not just a matter of keeping up with the times, Duncan said in remarks to the National Press Club. South Korea, which consistently outperforms the U.S. when it comes to educational outcomes, is moving far faster than the U.S. in adopting digital learning environments.
CoreLogic, a private real estate data provider, also said Tuesday that prices rose 0.3 percent in August from July, the sixth straight monthly gain. Housing prices are rising in most areas, according to CoreLogic.
Jerry Brown on Monday for last-minute vetoes of bills that could have brought sweeping change to the state's large foreign-born population. They said signing those bills could have further distinguished California as immigrant-friendly compared to states such as Arizona and Alabama, which have been cracking down on illegal immigration.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.-- Alabama Power's agreements to purchase wind-generated power put it among the leading investor-owned utilities in the Southeast to pursue the renewable source, a national organization said.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court plunged into its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. Cases involving some of the most emotional issues in American life are likely to be decided after voters choose a president and new Congress next month.
Barrett, president and CEO of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., in Montgomery, Ala., was elected during the group's meeting in Naples on Monday. The new treasurer is Gregg K. Jones, president and CEO of Jones Media in Greeneville, Tenn. He's co-publisher of The Greenville Sun.
TVA said contractors will begin work this week to replace 108 sirens and add four more in its nuclear plant emergency zone in Bradley and Hamilton counties. TVA has done similar siren work at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant near Athens, Ala., and plans an upgrade at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Spring City. TVA says it's investing $7 million in the project.
COLUMBUS, Ga.-- Carmike Cinemas Inc. said Monday that it has bought 16 theaters for $19 million in cash, part of Carmike's push to expand through acquisitions. The theater chain bought the theaters, which have 251 screens, from Rave Reviews Cinemas LLC, which is owned by investment firm BV Investment Partners.
As the government closed the books Sunday with a $1.1 trillion deficit for the year, which required borrowing 32 cents for every dollar it spent, budget analysts have little confidence in either man's plan to address the accumulating debt, now at about $16 trillion.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.
Mitt Romney said "There are 47 percent of the people who pay no income tax." Who are these people, and why are they exempt? Click to see which states have the highest number of people who pay no federal income tax.
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Chief William T. Riley, Selma Police Department, discusses the successful raid of a Selma, Alabama gas station where synthetic drugs were confiscated and explains how police warned local stores about the new breed of drugs.
Airbus president & CEO Fabrice Bregier, offers insight on his company's plans to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Alabama, and weighs in on the state of the global economy.
Airbus is planning to build the A320 plane at its new plant in Mobile, Alabama by 2016, and the plant will also employ 1,000 people. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
Sources say the European plane maker is planning to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Alabama, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Airbus plans to build its first U.S. assembly line in Alabama, Arena Pharmaceutical's new anti-obesity drug is set to hit the market early 2013, and Peter Madoff will tentatively plead guilty, reports, CNBC's Brian Shactman and Seema Mody.
If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.