Catherine Lucey, Associated Press Updated 11:30 am PST, Sunday, February 24, 2019 FILE - In a Tuesday, July 4, 2017 file photo, fireworks explode over Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall in Washington, during the Fourth of July celebration. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 that he'll host a July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. less FILE - In a Tuesday, July 4, 2017 file photo, fireworks explode over Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall in Washington, during the Fourth of July celebration. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Feb. 24, ... more Photo: Jose Luis Magana, AP Photo: Jose Luis Magana, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In a Tuesday, July 4, 2017 file photo, fireworks explode over Lincoln Memorial at the National … [Read more...] about Trump books Lincoln Memorial for July 4th gala he’ll host
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ELIZABETH, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday became the latest state boost its hourly minimum wage to $15 after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a measure phasing in the higher rate over five years. Murphy signed the bill alongside Democratic legislative leaders in Elizabeth after the trio announced a deal on the higher wage last month. New Jersey joins California, Massachusetts, New York and the District of Columbia in phasing in the higher rate. The $15 wage is a prominent policy goal of left-leaning groups, as well as the fulfillment of a key campaign promise by Murphy. "Working families deserve financial security. A higher minimum wage will support families, strengthen our economy, and help make New Jersey more affordable," Murphy said in a tweet announcing his plan to sign the legislation Monday. Republicans and many businesses, though, testified during hearings that the higher wage will increase costs and hurt commerce. The bill raises the current $8.85 minimum wage to … [Read more...] about New Jersey becomes 4th state to approve $15 hourly wage
By Thomas Barrabi Published January 11, 2019 Sports FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video From tennis court to boardroom: How Maria Sharapova does business U.S. Open star Maria Sharapova talks about the ups and downs of launching her candy brand ahead of the tournament. British tennis superstar Andy Murray will retire as one of the sport’s highest-earning players in history in terms of prize money. Continue Reading Below Murray, 31, has earned more than $61 million in prize money during his storied career. He currently ranks fourth on the Association of Tennis Professionals’ all-time earnings list, trailing only Novak Djokovic ($125.8 million), Roger Federer ($120.5 million) and Rafael Nadal ($103 million). MORE ON THIS MARIA SHARAPOVA'S BIGGEST PIECE OF ADVICE TO FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS EAGLES FANS VENMO BEARS KICKER CODY PARKEY AFTER MISSED FIELD GOAL A tearful Murray announced his plans to retire in the … [Read more...] about Andy Murray to retire as 4th-highest earner in tennis history
Christina Hall Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EST Dec 24, 2018 This time of year is about giving and receiving. For Mike Gerald, his best Christmas present didn't come with a bow or wrapped in a holiday bag. It came in an operating room in Washington D.C. It is the gift of a better life. The Chesterfield Township man is recovering from his fourth kidney transplant in nearly 40 years, a "pretty rare" feat, said Dr. Matthew Cooper, one of the doctors who performed the more uncommon and more complicated surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in October. About 115,000 men, women and children are waiting for lifesaving organ transplants, with a person added to the national transplant waiting list every 10 minutes, according to Donate Life America. The group states that 82 percent of patients waiting are in need of a kidney. In Michigan, more than 3,000 people are on the waiting list, according to Gift of Life Michigan. On average, it states, 17 Michigan … [Read more...] about 4th kidney transplant for Chesterfield man