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  • Shelton Resident Graduates from FEMA’s EMI

    burbridge gradChief Bob Burbridge, Mason Fire District #4, graduated from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Emergency Management Basic Academy at the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) on September 18, 2014. EMI has created the National Emergency Basic Academy to produce… Read More +

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  • Seattle Sends Warning Letters To Medical Pot Shops

    MJ med3The city of Seattle is warning its more than 300 medical marijuana businesses that their days could be numbered. Officials this week have sent letters to 330 medical marijuana growers, processors and dispensaries reminding them they need to either shut… Read More +

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  • Baldwin Optimistic About Seahawks Moving Forward

    baldwinDoug Baldwin was about to board the charter bus last Friday when he got word Seattle had traded Percy Harvin. Two days later, he sat in a St. Louis locker room after one of the best games in his career answering questions about whether he was involved in a preseason scuffle with Harvin. Baldwin and the Seahawks are ready to put the Harvin conversation in the past.

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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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