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Regulators Investigate Fast-Food Chains' Limits On Whom They Hire

Fast-food workers may be stuck in jobs for various reasons. In many cases, their employers prevent them from leaving to work for other restaurants within the same chain. Now, 10 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia are taking on the issue with an investigation into eight national fast-food chains. At issue are "noncompete" clauses that limit where employees can work after they leave. Traditionally, such clauses are in high-tech companies that want to protect trade secrets and...

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The Coen brothers are back with their usual barnyard of eccentric characters.

I haven't quite figured out why I love film noir, but the Coen Brothers make me remember some of the reasons. Cinematographer Roger Deakin drenches the shots in vivid black and white, reminding me of noir's diet of good and evil, like a virginal young musician who suprisingly goes down on Billy Bob Thornton's Ed to reward him for trying to help her, thus precipitating an almost deadly accident because of the reward.

She's a little troublemaker with a big heart, and if you don't watch her, she'll steal the gnome from your garden and then your heart.

2001 Paramount Classics

All we get here are actors whose lives and conversation are punctuated by no more wisdom than comments about perfuming private parts and penis size.

Ed Burns's Tommy Riley is caught renting "Breakfast at Tiffany's," leading to an affair and a pregnancy. This is the most excitement you're going to get in this Woody Allen rip-off.

May to December can be the cruelest months if they're about a relationship between a young woman and an older man.

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WCBE Presents Brent Cowles Live From Studio A Wed. July 18, 2018 @ 1PM!

Brent Cowles will perform Live From Studio A in advance of his show that night at the A&R Music Bar presented by WCBE! He's out on the road with his debut release How To Be Okay Alone and you'll get to hear all about it during the Denver native's live session! Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show! It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org! LISTEN HERE !

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Pfizer Agrees To Postpone Drug Price Hikes After Trump Tweet

President Trump is now applauding Pfizer for agreeing to reverse or postpone drug price hikes, a day after he pressured the pharmaceutical giant in a scathing tweet. He posted a tweet Tuesday evening saying he has spoken with both Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Pfizer Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ian Read about the price increases. Trump praised Pfizer for "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more," saying he "hopes other companies do the same."...

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U.S. Army Is Discharging Immigrant Recruits Who Were Promised Citizenship

Panshu Zhao moved to the U.S. from China about eight years ago to study. It was the culmination of a lifelong dream. Since then, he has completed a graduate degree and is now pursuing a doctorate in geography at Texas A&M University. In describing his life to NPR's Steve Inskeep on Friday, he divided it into two parts: his life in China and his American life. The latter includes regular attendance at a Christian church and a deep respect for the military. So deep, in fact, that in 2016 he...

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