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  • UPDATE: Axe Found

    parade2014The axe has been found. The Axe has some scratches and needs to be fixed up a bit. It was found up by Lake Cushman Tuesday evening. No other details at this time. Previous Story:  Paul Bunyan lost his axe somewhere between… Read More +

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  • Cell Surveillance Devices

    cellphoneA newspaper reports that Tacoma, Washington, police have purchased and used surveillance equipment that can sweep up records of cell phone calls, text messages and data transfers up to a half mile away. The News Tribune reports the device is small… Read More +

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  • Mariners Beat Rangers 5-0

    marinerslogo7James Paxton pitched into the seventh in a bounce-back start, Robinson Cano hit his 12th home run of the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-0 on Tuesday night. Paxton threw a career-high 118 pitches and came an out away from tying his career high with seven innings pitched. The rookie lowered his ERA to 1.71, the best mark for a pitcher in his first 11 major league starts since 1990.

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Employees: Bosses Don't Apologize as Much as They Think

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_6b252ef376.jpgMichal Kowalski/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- There is a huge disconnect between managers and employees when it come to the boss acknowledging and apologizing for making a mistake. A new study by the sales and leadership training group, The Forum Corporation, found that a whopping 89 percent of bosses claim they’ll always or often apologize for committing an error at work.  Yet just 19 percent of employees say that’s actually the case. 

It’s certainly not good for company morale, according to the underlings, because it makes them lose trust in their corporate leaders.

The problem seems to be growing: 37 percent fewer employees trust their bosses now than just a few years ago.

Among the managers who say they don’t apologize for office mistakes, the vast majority say an apology makes them look incompetent, while the rest associate mea culpas with weakness.

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