Trump Plaza Closes

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Atlantic City, NJ) -- Trump Plaza is the fourth Atlantic City casino to close this year, leaving one-thousand people out of a job, including Sergio the bar back.   The Trump Taj Mahal could close before Thanksgiving unless it can find the funds to keep operating. Warning notices have already gone out to that casino's…

United Airlines Offers Flight Attendants $100,000 Buyouts

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Undated) -- United Airlines is offering its flight attendants buyouts of as much as 100-thousand dollars. United is the only major U.S. air carrier to post a quarterly loss this year and it's looking for places to cut costs. The airline hopes more than two-thousand of its 23-thousand flight attendants will take the offer. United…

Google Surprises LAUSD Teachers With School Supplies

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Hundreds of Los Angeles-area teachers have mountains of school supplies thanks to Google. The tech company surprised Los Angeles Unified School District teachers yesterday by donating pencils, books, printers and other school supplies that were on their wish lists. It's all in partnership with DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit website where teachers can…

Walmart Spokesman Resigns Over False Information On Resume

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Walmart's Vice President of Communications David Tovar is resigning after the company found he falsified his academic record on his resume. "Bloomberg" reports the retailer discovered the discrepancy while conducting a due diligence screening. Tovar said he'd received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Delaware in 1996. The university said…

Kent State Outraged Over “Bloody” Sweatshirt

Posted On September 16, 2014

(Kent, OH) -- Many are outraged at Kent State University after a retailer appeared to take a jab at the school's most painful moment. Students and faculty are hammering Urban Outfitters over sales of a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt with apparent blood stains, referring to the campus shootings in 1970.   Kent State's social media…