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  • Belfair Sewer System – 20 Year Payoff Plan

    Neatherlin RandyCommission Neatherlin proposes a solution to pay off the notorious Belfair Sewer System, a system estimated to go broke by 2017 under the current financing assumptions. At Tuesday's briefing session, Commissioner Neatherlin with the aid of Budget Director Frank Pinter presented a recommended solution utilizing REET 1 & 2 Funds,… Read More +

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  • Inslee Proposes Cap On Carbon Pollution

    insleeJan14sosWashington Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed a cap-and-trade program that would require industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release. The Democrat outlined the program on Wednesday as part of a broader package to help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Inslee says the plan would raise nearly $1… Read More +

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  • Mariners Acquire Justin Ruggiano

    RuggianoRHP Matt Brazis sent to Cubs in trade. RHP Logan Bawcom designated for assignment.SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today the club has acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league relief pitcher Matt Brazis. Ruggiano, 32, played 81 games with the Chicago Cubs last season,

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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.

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