HB ON THE SCENE: AH&LA Recognizes Corcoran; Design Winners Named
hotelbusiness.com | 3 hours 56 minutes ago
NEW YORK The high-energy pace of the International Hotel/Motel and Restaurant Show here continued Sunday night and today with the AH&LA recognizing new chairman Thomas Corcoran and the presentation of the Gold Key Awards for Design. Incoming AH&LA chairman Tom Corcoran, who is chairman of lodging REIT FelCor Lodging Trust, succeeds Robert Steele III, general manager of the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, FL.and High on the AH&LA agenda is environmental stewardship, employee diversity and multi-cult...
Guardian Unlimited: Sport blog: Fan tragedy sends the fight against Ultras back to square one
Guardian (London), The | 7 hours 3 minutes ago
Sandri's death was not, as some knee-jerk reports suggested yesterday, the result of organised violence between two groups of Ultras. Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon went further - arguing, with some justification, that it wasn't "football's fault", and drawing comparisons with the recent mugging and murder of a woman in Rome. "If she had been wearing a scarf around her neck, would we have stopped the championship?" he posed. "If we began to throw off some of this rhetoric maybe things would ...
Dems wary of 'liberal' label; GOP embraces 'conservative' - USATODAY.com
USA TODAY | 7 hours 20 minutes ago
The Democratic front-runner shied away, saying the "word" -- noticeably not using the word -- has taken on a connotation that "describes big government.
Comment is free: Time is of the essence
Guardian (London), The | 15 hours 21 minutes ago
In Britain, in contrast, we are crawling towards a system that even in the few years it has been in place has proved divisive between parents and non-parents as well as fathers and mothers and has exacted a part-time penalty - precisely because it is available to only a select group.
Future of nation's health care 'up for grabs'
American City Business Journals | 19 hours 3 minutes ago
The presidential election is a year away, but it is already clear that overhauling the nation's health care system will top the domestic to-do list of any new president. Every major candidate already has announced a plan for extending insurance coverage to all citizens and making health care more affordable and efficient. While some proposals are mere generalizations, others reveal an unusual level of detail for this early in the race.
Taking U.S. pulse on paid sick leave - USATODAY.com
USA TODAY | 19 hours 20 minutes ago
The single mom did what she had to do and took her daughter to the hospital, but the incident still rankles her five years later. "I know too many people who are forced to choose between their health or their family and a paycheck," says Ferrell-Albright, 53, who has since left her bank job.
Is the bill restricting political campaigning an attack on democracy?
New Zealand Herald, The | 1 day 4 hours 46 minutes ago
The electoral reform law is due to come into effect on January 1. The bill has attracted hundreds of submissions to the justice and electoral select committee. Is the bill restricting…
Congress Aims to Extinguish Cigarettes -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) | 1 day 5 hours 40 minutes ago
Congress is taking new whacks at the cigarette industry, banning tobacco sales in Senate buildings and -- more importantly -- seeking a significant federal tax increase on cigarettes.
Are we the lucky country for workers? - Federal Election 2007 News
Age (Melbourne, Australia), The | 1 day 12 hours 7 minutes ago
How do Australians compare to other countries when it comes to work? In the first of a series, Michael Bachelard finds it's a mixed picture.
Cheers, jeers for Giuliani
Fort Collins (Colo.) Coloradoan | 1 day 12 hours 56 minutes ago
LOVELAND A few hundred people packed a Loveland coffee shop Saturday morning to get a glimpse of leading Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani in their own backyard. Giuliani stayed in Loveland on Friday night and attended two private fundraising events in Windsor ticketed between $200 and $2,300.
Freshman lawmakers contrast in styles
Des Moines Register (Iowa), The | 1 day 14 hours 31 minutes ago
Washington, D.C. - Iowans voted a year ago to wrest control of two U.S. House seats out of Republican hands, part of a national wave of voter unrest that jolted Washington and swept a Democratic majority into control