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Parent of Logan’s Roadhouse Files Bankruptcy

Nashville, Tenn.-based CraftWorks Holdings, which operates 10 full-service restaurant and brewery chains, including Logan’s Roadhouse, Old Chicago, Rock Bottom and Gordon Biersch, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. At the same time, the company has entered into an agreement … Continue reading

The Supreme Court Just Gave the Border Patrol a License to Kill

Back in 2010, 15-year-old Sergio Hernández was hanging out along the Mexican side of the Southern border with his friends, playing a game where they would touch a fence on the border and then run back. A Border Patrol agent … Continue reading

GQT Movie Chain Files for Bankruptcy

Goodrich Quality Theaters has filed for bankruptcy after nine decades of selling tickets and serving popcorn. The Michigan-based movie chain has two locations in mid-Missouri: Forum 8 in Columbia and Capital 8 in Jefferson City. According to the bankruptcy documents, … Continue reading

Jury Acquits Former Lyft Driver of Assault on Rowdy Passengers

A former Lyft driver was acquitted of assault charges after confronting intoxicated passengers he had been transporting on an early morning in 2016, according to the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. Vincent Perrault, 46, was acquitted of the charges Tuesday … Continue reading

Undocumented Immigrants Arrested in California Courthouse Despite State Law

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents reportedly violated a California state law that prohibits immigration officers from arresting undocumented immigrants without a judicial warrant on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.  Two people were arrested in the Sonoma County Superior … Continue reading

Trump’s Budget Slashes Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability

Trump’s budget tries to pay for his tax cut for wealthy and corporations by slashing funding to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability. According to a statement provided to PoliticusUSA from the National Center to Preserve Social Security and Medicare: … Continue reading

Fighting Discrimination Against Natural Black Hairstyles

This year’s academy award winner for best animated short film has a message behind it. “Hair Love” is about a black father struggling to style his daughter’s natural hair. The creators of the film are using the spotlight to advocate … Continue reading

Uber and Postmates Denied to Block California’s Gig Worker Law During Suit

A federal judge on Monday rejected a request by Uber and the Postmates courier service to block a California labor law from taking effect, saying its public benefits outweigh the companies’ concerns. Judge Dolly M. Gee of Federal District Court … Continue reading

Worker Accuses Labor Union of Religious Discrimination

A Catholic woman filed a federal discrimination complaint alleging that a major labor union forced her to pay for its pro-abortion activism. In a complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tennessee resident Dorothy Frame said that Laborers’ International Union … Continue reading

Forever 21 Enters Deal to Sell for $81 million After Bankruptcy

Forever 21 has reached a deal to sell off its assets for $81 million, four months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As part of the deal, the struggling fast-fashion retailer would be sold to a consortium made up of … Continue reading