Archive: 08/27/18: Monday
Disney World Proposes Boosting Minimum Pay 46 Percent
Walt Disney World's unionized workers are set to vote on a contract next week that would increase the starting minimum wage by at least 46 percent over three years to $15 an hour, while enabling Disney to use more part-time workers and require new workers to stay in their positions longer before transferring, according to new details released Monday.
[UNFILTERED] City Of Norman Hosts First Pride Parade
Sawyer Stevenson gripped their poster, touched the trans flag around their shoulders, and started walking in the first Norman Pride Parade as an out transgender person. The OU student smiled at the crowd as others from the Gender + Equality Center carried its banner. Behind Stevenson, more friends’ arms ached from hoisting a pride flag the size of a city block. “Walking in the Parade is great because I can show remembrance for all the trans people,” the jun...
President Trump Orders Flags Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of John McCain
White House moves flag on mansion back to half-staff after widespread criticism of raising it during mourning for McCain. SEE: White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain President Trump issued a statement saying he respects McCain's"service to our country."
Graphic Video Shows Suspect Shooting At OHP Trooper In WoodwardA video depicting a shootout between a man and an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper at a Days Inn in Woodward early Sunday has been posted to YouTube. The OHP confirmed Monday that the video posted by Jared Kemp shows Arturo Ramirez firing his weapon at trooper Austin Ellis. The video is graphic; viewer discretion is advised. See Also: Trooper Expected To Recover After Shootout In Woodward Ellis pulled Ramirez over on suspicion of not using his seat belt. Troopers said, Ramirez drove...
Ivanka Trump Faces Social Media Blowback For Tweet On Jacksonville Shooting
President Trump's eldest daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump received a rash of criticism from social media users after she posted a message of sympathy to those impacted by a mass shooting in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday.