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In the final hours leading to Election Day and throughout the day, Local 1776 members completed their final "Get Out the Vote" activities.
Leading the way in preparing for the challenge presented by Hurricane Sandy in Pittston and Plains Township were the members of Local 1776 who staff the Departments of Public Works in both municipalities.
Front row, from left in Pittston: Bruce Widdick, John Whistell, John Symons and Vince Bucci, Shop Steward. Rear, Greg Holl. Don McNulty and Joe Gallagher.
News of Supervalu buy-out finds Wall Street off guard; Equity firms eyes purchase of Alberson's stores
Reports of a total buy-out of Supervalu caught Wall Street off guard. Read the full story in the Wall Street Journal.
He came up short on votes this year for his scheme to privatize PA's Wine and Spirit stores -- a plan that would destroy more than 5,500 family-sustaining jobs, put more than $500 million a year in state revenues at risk, and endanger our neighborhoods. But Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) isn't letting that bother him. He's promising to return next year with a new scheme.
Watch this video to see Presdent Obama explain that while Mitt Romney bragged back in the primary elections abiout being "severely conservative, now he's just "severely kidding."