Poll: How would you feel about a .500 Seattle Mariners squad? – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Our friends over at Sportspress Northwest alerted us to the fact that at least one Las Vegas sports book is predicting a .500 season for the Seattle…

Wet ‘n’ Wild hiring 450 positions for upcoming second season – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunAhead of its second season, Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas has begun accepting applications for more than 450 seasonal jobs at the water park, which opens April 12…

Cheryl Freeman, 40, of Atlanta, lost 70 pounds – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cheryl Freeman, 40, of Atlanta, lost 70 poundsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionPersonal life: “(I am) a mother of three teenagers, two girls and a sickle cell anemia son, that lives in southwest…

With a focus on creating jobs, Hardy targets Horsford’s seat – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunRepublican Assemblyman Cresent Hardy wants voters in the northern Las Vegas Valley and much of rural Nevada to pick him as their congressman this November. The 56-year-old businessman…

BioShock creator Irrational Games is shutting down – GameSpot

GameSpotBioShock creator Irrational Games is shutting down. Irrational Games cofounder Ken Levine confirms all but about 15 people will lose their jobs as he starts up a “smaller, more entrepreneurial”…

Nashville Leading as Office Deals Beat U.S. Average: Real Estate – Bloomberg

Nashville Leading as Office Deals Beat U.S. Average: Real EstateBloombergAnnie Ierardi works from home in a Nashville, Tennessee, building that’s adding apartments as waves of young workers flock to a…

Diverse economy is fueling Atlanta’s improved job growth – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Diverse economy is fueling Atlanta’s improved job growthAtlanta Business ChronicleThe (preliminary) data reveals Atlanta added 58,400 jobs in 2013, an increase over 2012’s total of 55,000. Atlanta’s employment base has…

Change text size for the story – London Free Press

London Free PressThe turnaround in jobs and perhaps self-confidence came Friday in the announcement of a $10-billion to $13-billion, 14-year contract won by London’s General Dynamics Land Systems Canada (GDLS)…

Atmosphere tense at a Google bus stop in San Francisco – CNBC.com

CNBC.comAt seven in the morning, on the corner of Dolores Avenue and 18th Street in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood, tech workers are quietly boarding private buses to get to…

Charles Schwab to move 1000 jobs out of San Francisco – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO — Charles Schwab Corp. said Thursday it is planning to move about 1,000 jobs out of San Francisco over the next three to five years.…

Peyton Manning Interview, Denver Broncos QB,: Super Bowl XVLIII

Peyton Manning gave a great, classy interview in the wake of being on the wrong end of a 45-8 Super Bowl XVLIII game where the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver…

Giuliani continues support for Chris Christie. Says odds are 50-50 governor … – NJ.com

Giuliani continues support for Chris Christie. Says odds are 50-50 governor …NJ.comGiuliani has been among the governor’s most ardent supporters during what has been a trying time for Christie. The…

Using social media to get you a job – Rocky Mountain Collegian

Using social media to get you a jobRocky Mountain CollegianTodd Donavan, an Associate Professor of Marketing at CSU, believes social media websites can play an important role when applying for…

2014 State of the Union Address Full Speech Text

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice…

The President’s State of the Union Address 2014: Excerpts

The President’s State of the Union Address starts in 30 minutes, and The White House has provided a copy of excerpts of it, which you can read below. Some highlights:…

Why pro cheerleading may be one of Americas worst jobs – KBZK Bozeman News

KBZK Bozeman NewsThat’s just one lesson to be gleaned from a lawsuit filed by a cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, a National Football League team, which alleges sub-minimum wage pay…

Strong jobs report for Miami-Dade as unemployment dips to 7.5 percent – MiamiHerald.com

Strong jobs report for Miami-Dade as unemployment dips to 7.5 [email protected] Miami-Dade County received its best hiring scorecard in since the summer of 2012 on Friday, with the year-end employment…

Cameron urges EU against ‘burdensome’ shale gas curbs – Financial Times

Financial TimesDavid Cameron has urged European leaders to sweep away “burdensome” shale gas regulations, warning that energy companies will invest in other parts of the world if they are impeded…

Joe Tuman Aims At Libby Schaaf, Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s Race Video

Joe Tuman has fired the first official shot in the unfolding 2014 Oakland Mayor’s Race. In a new YouTube video sent to supporters and called “Meet Joe Tuman,” Mr. Tuman…

How Intel is buying a piece of the tablet market – PCWorld

PCWorldIntel has an ambitious goal for 2014: get its Atom chips into 40 million tablets, or four times the number of tablets that had Intel inside in 2013. But rather…

Intel to cut 5% of staff after forecasting no growth this year – BBC News

BBC NewsThe world’s biggest computer chip maker, Intel, says it will cut its workforce by 5% as it expects no revenue growth in 2014. The company told Reuters news agency…

Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA Makes First Political Error

Pinewood Studios Atlanta Fayetteville, Georgia – the near-300-acre movie studio complex slated to open this month as production of MARVEL’s Ant-Man with Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd gets underway –…

Hollande wants Trierweiler out but first lady ‘refusing to pack bags’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFrançois Hollande wanted to break up with Valérie Trierweiler at the weekend but had to ditch the idea when she was hospitalised, it was reported today, as it emerged that…

French central bank urges speed on Hollande’s reform pact – Reuters

ReutersPARIS (Reuters) – France can revive its competitiveness and growth if it rapidly pushes through with a reform drive proposed by President Francois Hollande, its central bank governor said on…

Riots in Egypt + recession in Greece = property boom in London – Quartz

QuartzHouse prices in the UK rose by a pedestrian 3.5% year-over-year in November, according to the latest data—that is, if you exclude London from the calculation. Residential property prices in…

African migrants protest, push for asylum in Israel – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Thousands of African migrants cram into Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, calling for a labor strike. Their chants fill the air, summing up their message: “We need…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Reelection Mistruths; Tuman, Siegel Videos

This Oakland News comes from Las Vegas, where I am for the New Media Expo and International CES, or CES 2014, or the Consumer Electronics Show. I have two items…

I am out, Rahul best man for job: Manmohan Singh – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: By the time a journalist asked prime minister Manmohan Singh about the possibility of his coming out of retirement if Congressmen felt that a likely UPA…

In-demand Art Briles says, ‘I am a Baylor Bear’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYArt Briles’ name has been mentioned as a desirable candidate for many open coaching jobs, including Texas’. But the Baylor coach said on Twitter on Friday that, contrary to…

Los Angeles, Orange counties top US metro construction employment, according … – Long Beach Press-Telegram

Los Angeles, Orange counties top US metro construction employment, according …Long Beach Press-TelegramAn estimated 17,300 jobs were added in the construction sector in the Los Angeles and Santa Ana areas,…

Redskins’ Robert Griffin III offers thanks to fired Mike Shanahan – USA TODAY

USA TODAYASHBURN, Va. — Robert Griffin III refused to pile on. Less than a month since he was unceremoniously benched, Washington’s franchise quarterback took the high road Monday in addressing…

Houston secures No. 1 spot in draft with loss to Tennessee – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneNashville, TN Sports.com —. Neither team had a chance to make the playoffs, so they played for pride and possibly their jobs. The contest was highlighted with records and…