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  1. 'Florida Project' Turns A Decrepit Corner Of Orlando Into A Cinematic Playground

    10.06 / 15:11 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    You had to wonder how director Sean Baker would follow up his shot-on-an-iPhone, transgender-prostitute comedy Tangerine if he ever got a hold of enough cash to pay for a star and a Steadicam. His extraordinary, almost-homeless-family dramedy, The Florida Project , provides the exhilarating answer. It's set in a pastel Orlando that feels spiritually far removed from all things Disney — call it a "less magical kingdom." This sun-baked, off-ramp wasteland boasts brightly colored motels with k…
  2. Firm Behind 'Fearless Girl' Statue Underpaid Female, Black Execs, U.S. Says

    10.06 / 15:11 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    The State Street Corporation, a financial services company that put the "Fearless Girl" statue on Wall Street to promote the importance of women working in corporate leadership roles, will pay $5 million after an investigation found that it underpaid female and black executives. The company denies any wrongdoing, but will pay as part of a settlement with the Department of Labor. Law360 reported on the payout earlier this week , and Bloomberg posted the text of the conciliation agreement…
  3. U.S. Jobs Dropped By 33,000 In September, Likely Due To Storms

    10.06 / 15:11 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    The U.S. economy shed 33,000 jobs in September, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while unemployment fell to 4.2 percent. The September payrolls drop broke a nearly seven-year streak of continuous job gains, but economists caution that the drop is likely representing the short-term consequences of bad weather, not a long-term shift in the job market. Before this report, the economy had added an average of about 175,000 jobs per month; the unemployment rate…
  4. Top Stories: Nobel Peace Prize; Las Vegas Shooter's Motive Still Unknown

    10.06 / 15:11 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    Good morning, here are our early stories: -- International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Peace Prize. -- Las Vegas Shooter's Life Comes Into Focus, But Not His Motive. -- Speaking Freely, Retiring Sen. Corker Warns GOP He Could Oppose Tax Plan. And here are more early headlines: Trump's Cryptic Reference To "Calm Before The Storm". ( NBC ) Nate Predicted To Hit U.S. Gulf Coast As A Hurricane. ( NHC ) U.K. Leader Says She Has Support After Speech With Mishaps. ( BBC )…
  5. Militia Defendant Wants Cliven Bundy Trial Postponed After Las Vegas Massacre

    10.06 / 15:11 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    A federal judge in Las Vegas on Friday will consider a motion to delay the start of next week's high profile trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia associates. In two motions filed by one of the defendants in the 2014 Bunkerville armed standoff this week, the court-appointed attorneys for militia sympathizer Ryan Payne argue that the trial should be delayed in light of Sunday's shooting rampage in Las Vegas at a country music concert that left 59 dead and almost 500 injured.…
  6. Las Vegas Shooter's Life Comes Into Focus, But Not His Motive

    10.06 / 05:19 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    Investigators in Las Vegas are sifting through evidence they've gathered from the homes of the man who sprayed a concert crowd with gunfire. They've begun to interview his girlfriend. They've learned quite a bit about Stephen Paddock's past and preparation, but there is still no explanation why he damaged and destroyed so many lives. Ken Russell is a retired wildlife biologist who lives in the same neighborhood where the Las Vegas shooter lived, in the sunny retirement community of Sun…
  7. As IRS Targeted Tea Party Groups, It Went After Progressives Too

    10.06 / 03:32 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    In 2013, IRS official Lois Lerner revealed that conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status had been getting extra scrutiny, based on words such as "tea party" or "patriots" in their names. For conservatives, she confirmed their darkest suspicions. In the Tea Party heyday years of 2009 and 2010, hundreds of groups affiliated with the party had sought tax-exempt status as 501(c)(4) "social welfare" organizations. IRS demands for documents left many of them in bureaucratic limbo for a year…
  8. California Governor Signs 'Sanctuary State' Bill

    10.06 / 03:32 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    The Golden State is about to become a "sanctuary state." California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that places sharp limits on how state and local law enforcement agencies can cooperate with federal immigration authorities, placing California squarely and provocatively in conflict with President Trump and his calls to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. "These are uncertain times for undocumented Californians and their families," the governor said in a signing statement that…
  9. Delaware Forest Service recruiting wildfire trainees

    10.06 / 03:32 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    The Delaware Forest Service says it is in need of more firefighters for the upcoming year. A crew of three firefighters from the Delaware Forest Service drove to Oregon in September to help extinguish…
  10. Amid Harassment Reports, Harvey Weinstein Takes Leave Of Absence

    10.06 / 03:32 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his company following a New York Times story that he sexually harassed female assistants, executives and actresses for decades. The Times report also says Weinstein settled complaints with at least eight women. Weinstein is one of the most powerful men in Hollywood. He co-founded Miramax, which has produced such Academy Award-winning films as Pulp Fiction, Chicago, The English Patient and Shakespeare in Love. He and his…
  11. $3 million in federal grants go to Delaware Innovation

    10.06 / 03:32 delawarepublic.org Delawarepublic.org - Dover
    The Delaware Innovation Space is getting a $3 million boost from the federal government. The Innovation Space is a non-profit facilitating science-based entrepreneurs who are trying to get their businesses off the…