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Serious Problems With Teacher Background Checks

Many schools are rushing to calm the public's fears after USA Today recently released an investigation they did concerning problems within state's background check system on teachers. There is good reason to worry too, with studies showing ten percent of students suffer some form of sexual abuse...

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Who is working at your haunted houses?

Haunted houses are one of the most highly anticipated parts of the Halloween season. Parents and kids alike get excited for their chance to have a real authentic scare experience. However, worrying about you or your children's safety should not be something you need to have...

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America’s Getting High Again

Drug test positivity rates are at the highest they've been in nearly a decade! Quest Diagnostics just came out with a report that has shown drug test rates have been steadily increasing over the past three years. Marijuana positives increased 47% since 2013 in oral fluid tests Amphetamine...

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Who is responsible for the Wells Fargo scam?

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf's involvement in the recent Wells Fargo scam was called into question last week before the Senate. Sen. Elizabeth Warren had some especially harsh words to say towards Stumpf, who she said has made millions of dollars off the scam. "You should...

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Getting Drunk On a Plane

    For pilots and the maintenance teams that work on commercial aircraft, random alcohol and drug testing is nothing new. These tests, which are the base of most major airlines’ risk management programs, look to ensure that those who handle and work around aircraft are always in...

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Little White Lies and Your Résumé

When it comes to resumes, who hasn’t stretched the truth a bit? Round up your GPA, make up a nice title… what harm can come of a little embellishment? But while it may not seem like a big deal in the moment, even the smallest...

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Chefs Preparing “High” Cuisine

Everyone loves the idea of a fancy restaurant. Elegant lighting, soft music, gourmet food… what’s not to like? There’s only one minor drawback: we don’t always see what is going on behind-the-scenes at our favorite restaurants. According to many who are more familiar with the...

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University of Kentucky Employee Loots $220,000

The University of Kentucky Wildcats have a new all-time steals leader, and it's not a basketball player. As of last week, the university is accusing one of its employees of defrauding the school for an estimated $224,000. Going forward, criminal background checks will not bring Steven...