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Labor Roundup

News Guild planning moves vs. Wall Street Journal cuts. The News Guild local that represents Wall Street Journal workers is brainstorming over its response to management plans to cut jobs at the business daily. Citing declining ad revenue, WSJ/Dow Jones…

Environmental News Briefs

Dakota Access Pipeline threatens drinking water in Illinois The Prairie Rivers Network has completed an assessment of the Dakota Access Pipeline and found it crosses a number of significant rivers in Illinois and would threaten the water supply of more…

NO COMPETITION Mayor Jim Ardis has announced he will seek another term. He made it official, by the way, on our morning radio show, “Breakfast with Roger and Friends,” on WAZU-FM 90.7. His announcement included a list of Democrat and…

Elder Care Concerns: Loneliness

BY DAVE WEINAN In March, I wrote a column about the three plagues that could potentially affect the well-being of elders:  boredom, loneliness and helplessness. I want to revisit one of those, loneliness, with information from a Sept. 6 New…