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Today's Teamster News 07.21.11

A look at turnout in the Wisconsin recalls: How high will it go?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   ...turnout in the recall primaries held here over the past two Tuesdays was “amazingly high” given the nature of those elections...
Ohio Democrats Attempt To Tie Kasich To Murdoch  WLWT.com   ...Murdoch gave around $1.25 million last year to the Republican Governors Association, saying later that he hopes his contribution would directly help his former commentator on News Corp.'s Fox News, Kasich...
Snyder orders departments to prepare to fire state workers  Michigan Messenger   ...In preparation for the ongoing negotiations with state employee unions designed to force $145 million in concessions, Republican Gov. Rick Snyder ordered departments to prepare to fire some employees...
DFLers let loose with raft of complaints about agreement process  MinnPost.com   ...The 12 hour-plus session, which wrapped up after 3 a.m., rushed through each budget bill on largely party-line votes...
Poll shows Gov. Christie's approval rating dive after public worker benefits overhaul, budget cuts  Newark Star-Ledger   ...53 percent disapprove of the governor’s job performance and 43 percent approve, according to Public Policy Polling...
Teamsters Leader Says Wal-Mart Contributes to Economic Woes  IBT   ...“I urge the White House to reconsider its involvement with Wal-Mart unless Wal-Mart agrees to create the kind of good jobs that can provide its employees with a decent standard of living..."

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