After longest labor dispute in U.S. orchestral history, Osmo ... - Washington Post ... something of a rock star there — ... contract with the musicians’ union, demanded pay cuts to players’ ... piece with Martin and the ... 04/18/2014 - 11:36 am | View Link
What’s next for conductor Osmo Vänskä? - Washington Post ... something of a rock star there — ... contract with the musicians’ union, demanded pay cuts to players’ ... piece with Martin and the ... 04/18/2014 - 11:31 am | View Link
Premier League & El Clasico as it happened - BBC Palace manager Tony Pulis speaking to BBC Radio 5 ... Real star Luka Modric breaks clear from midfield ... But he was careful to pay credit to ... 04/16/2014 - 6:07 am | View Link
Top BBC stars face severe pay cuts in bid to save cash with Strictly ... - Glasgow Sunday Mail ... to bear the brunt of the cuts after ... widely tipped to be co-star Claudia ... The BBC insists it needs to pay top dollar to prevent stars ... 04/16/2014 - 4:30 am | View Link
Parky at the Pictures (DVD 10/4/2014) - Oxford Times ... on DVD. Frustrated at being shunted into the sticks to pay off a bond ... But it quickly cuts away to show Aiysha Hart sneaking back home with ... 04/10/2014 - 6:51 am | View Link
Top BBC stars face severe pay cuts in bid to save cash with Strictly Come Dancing likely to bear brunt is likely to bear the brunt of the cuts after a major review into wages. Sir Bruce Forsyth was thought to be on £500,000 a year to present the Saturday night spectacular before he quit last month. But his successor, widely tipped to be co-star Claudia ... 04/14/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
BBC stars face 25pc pay cuts Top BBC stars including Jeremy Paxman and Fiona Bruce are facing pay cuts of up to 25 per cent as the broadcaster ... should have been treated as employees all along. The BBC said each star was being considered on a case-by-case basis and so there was ... 01/19/2014 - 9:00 am | View Link
Top BBC stars so disgusted at new pay-cuts they could walk This has allowed the newsreaders to channel their pay through “personal service companies” and greatly reduce their tax bills. BBC chiefs have also made financial gains from the system, which limits the amount of their employers’ National Insurance ... 11/7/2013 - 11:32 am | View Link
BBC Cuts Star Costs, Keeps U.K. Creative Industry Spending Flat in Latest Year The BBC also said it has shrunk its star pay by 4.5 percent to £9.5 million ($14.8 million), spending just north of £203 million ($315 million) in the last financial year on salaries for its presenters and "talent", as director general Mark Thompson ... 07/16/2012 - 12:09 am | View Link
So much for BBC cuts! Norton's pay soars 40% as he makes more than £2m in presenter fees BBC star Graham Norton’s pay soared by 40 per cent last year – despite the corporation pledging to slash the amount it spends on celebrity presenters. Companies House accounts for Norton’s production firm So Television reveal he earned £2.15million ... 05/6/2012 - 1:59 pm | View Link
BBC in bias row as Silk stars back the 'fat cat barristers ... BBC in bias row as Silk stars back the 'fat cat barristers' campaigning against cuts to legal aid. Tory MPs furious that courtroom drama took stance against legal aid ... 03/22/2014 - 8:22 pm | View Website
BBC News Friends star Lisa Kudrow must pay her former manager $1.6m (£955,000), after a jury agreed she owed him money from earnings received from repeats. 02/28/2014 - 9:11 am | View Website
SALFORD COUNCIL CUTS SERVICES TO PAY FOR PRESTIGE PROJECTS ... SALFORD COUNCIL CUTS SERVICES TO PAY FOR PRESTIGE PROJECTS . Star date: 26th February 2014. A Salford Star Exclusive . SERVICES TO VULNERABLE CUT TO PAY FOR BRIDGES ... 02/26/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Website
BBC stars face 25% pay cuts in 'tax avoidance' clampdown ... BBC stars face 25pc pay cuts Well-known television presenters are told they have to accept large salary cuts to come onto BBC staff as the broadcaster ... 01/19/2014 - 4:54 pm | View Website
Rangers: Ally McCoist backs players who refused pay cut Rangers manager Ally McCoist has backed his players after they rejected a 15% pay cut. Chief executive Graham Wallace proposed the idea on Thursday as he ... 01/18/2014 - 6:32 am | View Website
By Bryan Painter, Staff WriterProfessionally and in service to his country, Rodney J. McKinley rose to the highest non-commissioned officer position in the U. S. Air Force when serving as 15th chief master sergeant.
But stop there, and you’ve missed the mark on why McKinley rose to that position.
And you’ll miss the beliefs he carried with him to the position of chief human resources officer for Oklahoma City Public Schools.
On a recent morning, McKinley, 58, scanned a list of some of the hundreds of inspirational tweets he has shared.
The Mount Orab, Ohio, native was asked to pull out just a couple tweets that pertain to his life in his current position.
First chosen was: “The best portion of a good man’s life is the little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.”
As a school official, budget concerns represent ongoing challenges.
By Matt Dinger, Staff WriterMembers of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations cold case fingerprints unit are willing to lend a hand to any law enforcement agencies that need help with old cases.
Since the group’s formation in October, members have searched and logged 288 cases.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff WriterNORMAN — EH Pittman isn’t looking forward to tornado season, his first since the May 20 Moore tornado that left him in a wheelchair and his broken shoulders blades still healing.
Pittman, an employee of the Moore 7-Eleven, climbed on top of his co-worker, a mother and her baby as they hunkered down in the restroom while an EF5 tornado tore the building into a pile of rubble.
Megan Futrell, 29, and her 4-month-old son, Case, died, something that still haunts Pittman, a 30-year-old husband and father of two.
Terri Long, 49, was the third person to die at the store, at SW 4 and Telephone Road, on her way home from work.
Almost a year later, Pittman and his wife, Jean, spend their days going to doctors’ appointments and physical therapy sessions.
By Chris Casteel, Washington BureauWASHINGTON — Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas raised far more money than the rest of the many candidates vying for the Oklahoma City-area congressional seat, according to campaign finance reports filed this week.
Douglas, an Edmond Republican, reported raising $404,537 from late January through March.
By Brandy McDonnell, Features WriterThe Festival of the Arts is carving out a new look for one of its standing attractions.
When the festival starts Tuesday, people will find a new splash of color and a strong showcase of Oklahoma artists in the festival Sculpture Park, again situated on the southeast lawn of Stage Center.
“I think it’s going to look really cool and different,” said Festival Director Angela Cozby.
“Sculpture is typically bronze or wood.