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How Far Is Your Commute To Work?

There’s a really great interactive map from the Washington Post detailing the commuting habits of million Americans who travel outside their county for work.

It comes from the U.S. Census’s 5-year survey of 38 million commuters, which asked its subjects, “At what location did this person work last week?”

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David McNew, Getty Images

Standing at Work May Be Bad For You

Study after study has told us how bad it is to spend our workdays sitting. New research indicates 'standing' may be just as bad. Plant workers, who stand at least 75% of the day, were studied.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

L.L.Bean Named A Top 100 Company To Work For

 

Fortune magazine's 'Top 100 Best Companies To Work For' has a legendary Maine company in their top100. L.L.Bean of Freeport came in at number 56 on their list. Here's what they have to say.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell Prepares For The Blizzard

The Blizzard of 2015 is here and in radio, work is never cancelled. My little Nissan Sentra isn't the best in the snow, so I woke up really early and prepared to head into the radio station. Here's how I got ready.

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Daniel Berehulak, Getty Images

Man Finally Fired After Missing Work For 25 Years

A man in India hasn’t shown up for work for the past 25 years and finally gets fired. A.K. Verma went home sick one day in 1990 and never came back to work. He tried to take an extension of leave but was denied so he just didn’t come in.

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DHHS to Require Able-bodied Recipients of Food Supplement Benefits to Work

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is looking to make changes to the food supplements (food stamps) program. The changes, if making it through the rule-making and public hearing process, will go into effect October 1.

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William Perugini, Thinkstock

‘Question Of The Day’: Do You Favor Longer Work Days and a Shorter Work Week?

The world's second richest man, Carlos Slim, is supporting an idea that workers shift to a three-day work work. The trade off would be 11-hour work days and workers staying staying on the job to age 70.

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Simon Askham, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Would You Still Work If You Won The Lottery?

We've all daydreamed about hitting the jackpot. I rarely buy lottery tickets but when I do I admit I daydream about what I would do with the money. I think I would be practical and pay off my debt, maybe buy a new car, new furniture, maybe even a new cell phone (that's funny if you know the phone I have!). Would you still work? A new survey from Career Builder says, most of us would.

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Waterville Public Library Job Fair, Wednesday, June 25, 3pm-5pm

Looking for a job? You might find just what you need today (June 25) at the Waterville Public Library Job Fair. They will have 14 registered employers with job opportunities on-site from 3pm to 5pm. Job seekers should come dressed professionally with business cards or copies of their resume. It is free and open to the public.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

FBI Will Not Change Policy on Weed

Want to work for the FBI? Hope you have smokes pot in the past three years, despite what some people may think, the Feds haven’t changed their policy on pot smoking. In 2007 they loosened their policy stating that if you haven’t smoked pot within three years of applying, you could work for the Feds. That hasn’t chang

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