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  • THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013, 6:23 A.M.

    Some striking workers locked out of Valley Hospital

    At least 20 employees of Valley Hospital, including nurses and technical workers, were locked out of the hospital this morning following a one-day strike on Wednesday.

  • THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013

    Valley Hospital to lock out strikers for two days

    Valley Hospital announced a two-day lockout of striking nurses and technical workers Wednesday following the launch of an unprecedented one-day strike at Spokane hospitals owned by Community Health Systems Inc. …

  • FRIDAY, OCT. 5, 2012

    NHL cancels first two weeks of the season

    NEW YORK – What seemed inevitable for the NHL has now become reality. The league canceled the first two weeks of regular season on Thursday. It isn’t clear if those …

  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2012, 7:39 A.M.

    Union-buster Walker calls for return of union refs

    MADISON, Wis. — If there’s one thing that can unite political foes in Wisconsin, it just may be the Green Bay Packers.

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2011, 8:13 A.M.

    NBA owners, players reach tentative deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side. The sides reached a tentative agreement early Saturday to end …

  • SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011

    NFL future could stay in limbo through weekend as players study deal OK’s by owners

    WASHINGTON – Sorry, football fans. The NFL is stuck in a holding pattern, with work still to be done to end the lockout. Heck, the players haven’t even scheduled a …

  • THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011, 4:23 P.M.

    Owners approve NFL deal, but players don’t vote

    NFL owners overwhelmingly approved a tentative agreement Thursday in College Park, Ga., that would end the lockout, provided that players re-establish their union and sign off on the proposal. But …

  • FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011

    NBA needs to reel in salaries for subpar players

    MINNEAPOLIS – The NBA locked out its players Thursday, joining the NFL in shutting down its league to seek a better financial deal for owners. But there’s little reason to …

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011

    NFL, team reps will meet

    CHICAGO – Today in Chicago, two representatives from each NFL team are scheduled to attend what should be the most significant league meeting since the lockout began. But the meeting …

  • MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011

    Packers hit diamond

    The Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers finally got back together on the field Sunday – to play softball. Roughly three dozen Packers players gathered for wide receiver Donald Driver’s …

  • SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011

    NFL players urge appellate court to lift league’s lockout

    ST. LOUIS – NFL players urged a federal appeals court Friday to declare the lockout illegal, saying the league had no right to impose a work stoppage that is approaching …



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