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Food Industry Giant's Walmart-Style Labor Practices Leave Bad Taste in Mouth

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Julie Gutman Dickinson

When you hear about poverty wages and extreme anti-union tactics practiced by the largest company of its kind in the world, it's natural to think of Walmart. But California-based Taylor Farms is giving the retail giant a run for its money.

Museum Preserves Legacy Of America's Great Author

AP | By JOSEPH B. FRAZIER | Posted 07.25.2012 | San Francisco

SALINAS, Calif. -- They were the stuff of another America: Tom Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath." George and Lenny in "Of Mice and Men." Lee Chong, Doc an...