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McDonald's whoppers


  • (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald apologized this week for misstating his military record. That was not the first falsehood in which the secretary has been caught. PolitiFact has looked at Mc… Read More

Franchise owners discuss joint-employer issue with Rep. Kline


  • Sun Thisweek (Apple Valley, Minn.)

The joint-employer issue was one of the topics up for discussion at a meeting between Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., and franchise owners. After the meeting, part of a series of events sponsored by IFA, Kl… Read More

Calif. rules will prevent excessive landscape watering


  • Manteca Bulletin (Calif.)

California developments with more than 5,000 square feet of hardscaping may face fines for excessive landscape watering. Rules expected this year will prohibit overspray and other excess landscaping i… Read More