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VIAW Newswire 11.19.12

Posted on 21 November 2012 by admin

Report: NFL Retirement Board Paid $2 Million to Ex-Players While League Denied Concussion Risks

According to documents obtained in a joint investigation by PBS’ “FRONTLINE” program and ESPN’s “Outside the Lines,” the National Football League’s retirement board awarded at least $2 million in disability payments to at least three former players after reaching the conclusion that football was the cause of their brain injuries.

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Giving Thanks for Hostess Workers

This is the new American story, but someone finally stood up and said, “Stop!”

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Retirement Anxiety Grows Among Young Adults

Americans are more worried about having the wealth and income necessary to fund their retirements than they were at the end of the Great Recession, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Monday.

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California’s Unemployment Rate Decreases to 10.1 percent Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Increase by 45,800

SACRAMENTO– California’s unemployment rate decreased to 10.1 percent in October, and nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 45,800 during the month for a total gain of 574,900 jobs since the recovery began in February 2010, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two separate surveys.

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Offshore Platform Explosion:

11 injured, 2 missing

The U.S. Coast Guard in New Orleans confirms there was an offshore platform explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that happened around 9:15 a.m. Friday. It is believed to be off the coast of Grand Isle in Federal Waters. Capt. Ed Cubanski with the U.S. Coast Guard says contrary to previous reports there have been no confirmed deaths from the explosion.

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Retirement Anxiety Grows Among Young Adults

Americans are more worried about having the wealth and income necessary to fund their retirements than they were at the end of the Great Recession, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Monday.

http://tinyurl.com/8h2h6qy

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