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Union rep says repairs made at county health department

PITTSBURGH — A union representative says officials have fixed unhealthy working conditions at the offices of a western Pennsylvania county health department. WPXI-TV reports that the Service Employees International Union representative John Listisen is pleased with fixes at the Allegheny County Health Department facilities in Pittsburgh. Three weeks ago, workers shared pictures with the TV station showing problems with mold ...

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Union says Pennsylvania health department has mold, asbestos

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A union and workers are complaining about unhealthy working conditions at an unlikely place: the offices of a Pennsylvania county health department. WPXI-TV reports that the Service Employees International Union Local 668 says the Allegheny County Health Department facilities in Pittsburgh have problems with mold and asbestos. The health department has issued a statement saying it’s “working ...

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North Dakota Legislature OKs new home for governor

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature has endorsed a bill to spend $5 million to build a new home for the state’s first family. The House approved the bill 69-22 on Thursday. Senators had endorsed the measure 28-19 on Wednesday. The measure stipulates that $1 million of the cost be raised from private sources. Lawmakers have been attempting to ...

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ND public college infrastructure dated while economy booms

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ North Dakota has seen a significant amount of positive economic growth since the implementation of hydraulic fracturing in the western part of the state. Despite the economic recession, North Dakota seems to be flourishing, seeing more growth in the past four years than it ever has before.  However, Bloomberg’s Jennifer Oldham reported yesterday that despite North ...

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