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Penney Store Closings And Job Cuts To Save Company $65 Million

Penney Store Closings And Job Cuts To Save Company $65 Million

By Ashley Olds January 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

This past Wednesday, J.C. Penney announced it would be closing down 33 stores throughout the nation and cutting 2,000 jobs. The changes are part of an effort to save nearly $65 million each year. J.C. Penney Ceo, Myron Ullman III, …

Latest Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Foster Farms Latest Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Foster Farms

Nearly 300 people in 18 states may have been sickened by raw chicken products processed by Foster Farms in California, according to a health alert issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday. According to the USDA’s Food Safety …

Bobby Jindal (Gov-LA) on "Politics Confidential" Bobby Jindal (Gov-LA) on "Politics Confidential"

Today, Louisiana governor and chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Bobby Jindal, expressed frustration with the government shutdown and the lack of leadership in Washington while speaking with ABC’s Chief White House Correspondent, Jonathan Karl, and ABC News Political Director, …

Porta Potties Rescue Salem, MA During Shutdown Porta Potties Rescue Salem, MA During Shutdown

Each October, Salem, Massachusetts, famous for its 1692 witch trials, holds a month-long festival called “Haunted Happenings” – though this year things have gotten complicated, with the partial shutdown of the federal government. The National Park Service was forced to …

Dog Eats Money, U.S. Treasury Replaces It Dog Eats Money, U.S. Treasury Replaces It

A wily, one-eyed golden retriever from Montana named Sundance ate five Benjamins ($500 USD) worth his owner’s money last year, and the Mutilated Currency Division of the U.S. Department of the Treasury replaced it. Owner Wayne Klinkel was eating lunch …

Pentagon Will See "Most" Civilians Back Monday Pentagon Will See "Most" Civilians Back Monday
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On Saturday, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that “most” of the Pentagon’s 400,000 furloughed civilian employees will return to work starting Monday. The Pentagon, interpreting the Pay Our Military Act—a measure passed by Congress and signed into law by …

Randy Neugebauer Admonishes Ranger Over Shutdown Randy Neugebauer Admonishes Ranger Over Shutdown
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On a Tuesday local news program (shown here), Representative Randy Neugebauer (R-Tex.) shared his frustrations over the government shutdown that became official Monday at midnight. By Wednesday, the representative found himself the source of frustrations over a Washington, D.C.-based NBC …

Government Shutdown, As Told by Twitter’s Funniest Government Shutdown, As Told by Twitter’s Funniest

So, it happened. The government shut down. Although many government-run sites are now down for the count, it’s a good thing we still have the non-government-owned Twitter to help us all cope. Sometimes, a situation is so goddamn ludicrous, that …

Senate Votes Against Fourth House Plan Senate Votes Against Fourth House Plan

In a completely non-startling move, the Senate voted against a fourth plan put forth by the House to defund Obamacare in order to stop the government shutdown. The deadline to actually avoid the shutdown came at midnight last night. When …

Obama Goes to Twitter After Government Shutdown Obama Goes to Twitter After Government Shutdown
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Another year, another threat of government shutdown–only this time, it happened. After Democrats and Republicans in Congress made the new budget dependent on whether Obamacare remained funded, the October 1 deadline at midnight was missed, and the shutdown is in …

Government Shutdown, It Is Official Government Shutdown, It Is Official

“We’re at the brink,” says Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Maryland), and boy wasn’t she right as the clocks ticked down to tonight’s midnight deadline for the government shutdown. Twice today, the Senate voted down options to keep the government up-and-running and …

Obamacare Exemptions: Is Congress Exempt? Obamacare Exemptions: Is Congress Exempt?
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So far several rumors have been spread in an attempt to get citizens to take a stand against Obamacare (also known as the Affordable Care Act) and ask their Congressmen to repeal the law. We’ve heard about the death panels …

Government Shutdown: What to Expect Government Shutdown: What to Expect
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Since Congress was unable to agree on the fiscal near-future, it’s looking likely that the government will grind to a screeching halt. As complex as the process is, and as unpredictable as it may be (Congress may reach a last-minute …

BTJunkie Shuts Down Over Fears Of Legal Action BTJunkie Shuts Down Over Fears Of Legal Action
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The aggressive pursuit of “rogue” Web sites by the U.S. government has caused another casualty – it was just self inflicted this time. BTJunkie, one of the top five torrent sites since 2005, has shut down for good. The reasoning …

South Carolina Demands That Craigslist Shutdown Prostitution Acitvity On Their Site