Added to the increase in hourly wages requested last July, the railroad employees are now seeking an expanded program of retirement benefits.
Statisticians studying the health effects of uranium mining on Navajo communities have found others besides miners and millworkers to be affected; birth defects, children’s cancer, and altered birth ratios of males and females are much higher in mining than in non-mining communities.
One analyst of the liquor industry estimated that this year a few liquor stores have experienced declining sales of up to fifty percent but predicted that the industry as a whole will maintain a volume of sales fairly close to last year.
Much of the hope for continued improvement of the economy lies in the projection of increasing consumer spending this year.
The Rorschach test is gaining new respect as a diagnostic tool because it takes only one hour to expose behavior and thought processes that may be unlikely to emerge in other procedures or weeks of ordinary interviewing.
The large populations and impressive cultural achievements of the Aztecs, the Mayas, and the Incas could not have come about without corn, which was not only nutritious but also was able to be dried, transported, and stored for long periods.
The overall slackening of growth in productivity is influenced less by government regulation, although that is significant for specific industries like mining, than the coming to an end of a period of rapid growth in agricultural productivity.
Many states, in search of industries that are clean, fast-growing, and pay good wages to skilled workers, are trying to attract high-technology industries.
In the traditional Japanese household, most clothing could be packed flatly, and so it was not necessary to have elaborate closet facilities.
Some biographers have not only disputed the common notion that Edgar Allan Poe drank to excess but also questioned whether he drank at all.