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July 27, 2018 7:14 AM Disneyland Resort proposes to raise minimum wage for California park workers

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s Disneyland Resort on Thursday said it proposed to raise the minimum wage of employees at its California theme park to $15 per hour by January 2019. The agreement with Master Services Council, provides for a minimum wage rate increase of 40 percent within two years of the deal, making it one of the highest minimum wages in the country 51

July 25, 2018 4:45 PM Bronx park flooded with needles despite syringe disposal boxes

An investigation has revealed an assortment of drug paraphernalia littered throughout a Bronx public park despite city-placed syringe disposal boxes meant to deal with the loose needles found scattered just feet from where children play and attend school. A Fox 5 New York report on the park, located in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, also found 154

July 19, 2018 11:46 AM 22 of the best places to visit in the United States

Stacey Lastoe, CNN • Published 19th July 2018 Don't believe in bucket lists? This list of the 22 best places to visit in the United States may have you whipping out pen and paper or your favorite digital note-taking app so you can start one stat. From cities you might expect to see on a list such as this -- New York, San Francisco, Miami -- to places 58

July 19, 2018 1:27 AM Pennsylvania High Court Backs Philadelphia Beverage Tax

Mayor says schools, recreation centers and libraries will benefit The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Philadelphia’s beverage tax, a victory for Mayor Jim Kenney, who championed the levy as a way to raise millions of dollars for pre-K and community schools, parks, recreation centers and libraries. In a 4-2 decision, with one justice not participating 43

July 15, 2018 3:36 PM Chris Pratt shares touching post about cutting down a tree with his son for Nick Offerman to craft

Chris Pratt arrives at the world premiere of "Avengers: Infinity War" on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) (Invision) The 39-year-old "Jurassic World" star took to Instagram on Friday to share a special story about a Douglas fir tree on his farm that he and his 5-year-old son cut down after it was struck by lightning 78

July 13, 2018 11:25 PM Texas fishermen pull 8-foot alligator gar from river: 'She's a beast'

A fisherman holds an 8-foot-long alligator gar in Dallas, Texas. (Bubba Bedre's Garzilla Alligator Gar Guide Service) The 43-year-old Texas fishing guide, along with his clients, has a total of 16 International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world records — and he believes he could have added to his impressive list with Monday's catch. Bedre's clients 107

July 10, 2018 2:17 PM Australian rangers trap gigantic saltwater crocodile after decade-long hunt, officials say

A 15-foot, 1,300-pound saltwater croc was captured in Australia. (NT Department of Tourism and Culture via AP) A 15-foot saltwater crocodile was captured Monday in a region of Australia popular with tourists because it is thought to be safe from the reptiles, wildlife rangers said. The 1,300-pound predator was caught about 185 miles from the ocean and about 161

July 6, 2018 11:00 AM Disney’s Deal Playbook: Target a Company That’s Not for Sale

With Disney’s pursuit of Fox, CEO Robert Iger’s signature strategy faces its biggest test yet LOS ANGELES—Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger has a signature formula for making deals. First, target a company that few know is even for sale. Then, win over the top executive by extolling Disney’s vision for the company’s future. Finally, figure out how to integrate 65

July 4, 2018 8:25 PM LIVE: Woman tries to climb Statue of Liberty in apparent protest of ICE

A woman wearing a “Rise and Resist” shirt spent her Fourth of July climbing the base of the Statue of Liberty, officials said. The unidentified climber was seen scaling the base of the statue about 3 p.m., moments after a protest on Liberty Island. Liberty Island was evacuated as a precaution as U.S. Parks workers tried to bring the climber down. Parks 60

July 3, 2018 7:00 AM Readers sound off on parks, baseball and de Blasio

Manhattan: “Study shows many aging New York City parks have infrastructure problems” (June 26) characterized our city’s parks as a wasteland. On the contrary, New York City’s parks system is a vast, vibrant and historic landscape. Our parks act as our living rooms and backyards; they are the places we gather; the places where our children play, and where 52