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Justice Department: Too late to pass Equal Rights Amendment (access required)

ERA legal challenges

BOSTON — The Justice Department has thrown a roadblock into efforts to revive the Equal Rights Amendment, finding that an expired pair of deadlines imposed by Congress on ratification of the measure means it’s too late for additional states to ...

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Williams speaks for women’s rights from Golden Globes stage

Michelle Williams Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, California — Michelle Williams was an exception on a night at the Golden Globes where the talk mostly avoided politics despite fears of war amid increasing tensions with Iran. The actress used her acceptance speech to speak out ...

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FEATURED MOVER | Haley Donato, Continental Realty Corp.

Continental Realty Corporation, a Baltimore-based commercial real estate investment and management company, promoted Haley Donato to vice president of asset management. Donato, who has worked for the company since 2012, served most recently as director of asset management. In that ...

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As more women run for office, child care remains a hurdle

Female politician child care

SALT LAKE CITY — When Kimberly Dudik ran for her fourth term in the Montana House, state officials told her she could not use campaign money to pay for child care for her four young children. She is now running ...

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Forest ecologist helps refashion Barbie dolls as scientists

Barbie Scientists

SALT LAKE CITY — When Nalini Nadkarni was a kid, she’d run home from school, climb into one of the eight maple trees in her parents’ backyard and spend an afternoon there with an apple and a book. That time ...

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FEATURED MOVER | Lisa Carmichael, Gross Mendelsohn

Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates hired Lisa Carmichael as director of business development. Carmichael helps business and nonprofit leaders find solutions for their toughest business issues by connecting them with the right CPAs and advisers. She represents the firm at conferences, ...

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Gender gap opens among Hispanics who could be key in 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Yolanda Avila and Andres Pico are friends who sit next to each other on the Colorado Springs’ city council. But politically the two couldn’t be further apart — Avila is a durable Democrat and Pico an ...

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