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  • I-5 Traffic Woes In Olympia Again This Weekend

    waroadworkI5Drivers are once again being asked to avoid Interstate 5 in Olympia this weekend as crews finish concrete work on the second half of an aging expansion joint spanning the roadway. Many people took the Washington State Department of Transportation’s advice… Read More +

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  • Robbery Suspect's Wife Starts Crowdfunding Page

    WinstonThe wife of a suspected and wounded bank robber began a crowdfunding site for him right before she was arrested. The Tacoma News Tribune reports that 26-year-old Brittney Winston launched the campaign on Fundly.com, contending her husband is an Army veteran… Read More +

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  • Morrison's HR In 9th Puts M's Past Angels 3-1

    mariners400Logan Morrison hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that broke a scoreless tie, and the Seattle Mariners boosted their wild-card hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. With just their third win in nine games, the Mariners pulled within one game of the slumping Oakland Athletics for the second AL wild-card spot.

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Male Boss or Female Boss -- Who Do Americans Prefer?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_427d18d1cc.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A plurality of Americans don’t care if a man or woman is their boss at work. Forty-one percent of respondents to a Gallup survey admitted as much.  That's more than at any other time since the question was first asked in 1953.

Gallup also says that in 1953, 66 percent of respondents said they’d rather have a male boss while only five percent picked a woman. Today, that margin has narrowed to 35 percent selecting a male boss and 23 percent opting for a female supervisor.  However, the difference isn’t much greater from a decade ago when it was 31 percent to 19 percent male-to-female preference.

Another sign of gender imbalance: women in full-time jobs earn 77 cents for each dollar earned by men -- virtually no change from the past 10 years.  That could likely be because men still have the majority of managerial jobs, especially the further one goes up the corporate ladder.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

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