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Apple Bans Use Of 2 Chemicals In iPhone Assembly

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company’s latest commitment to protect the factory workers.

08/14/2014

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North Texas City Vying For Hot Chili Sauce Plant

Texas can take the heat. That’s the message a councilman in Denton is sending to a California hot sauce company, facing a lawsuit over its spicy recipe. A message on Twitter and Facebook invites the makers of Sriracha, to move their operation to Denton.

CBS 11–10/30/2013

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Dallas Food Company Cited After Employee’s Arm Amputated

A Dallas manufacturing company has been cited with three safety violations and fined $66,900 by OSHA after a worker’s left arm was amputated inside a packaging machine.

08/07/2013

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Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

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Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

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Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.

06/27/2012