Public employee 2013 compensation data base updated with nine new governments
This newspaper's 2013 data base now contains 513,00 government workers, records on $36.5 billion in salary and benefit spending
(Jay R. Brooks)
Brooks on Beer: Smoked beer
Ever heard of rauchbier? It's a smoky beer that goes well with barbecue and smoked meats.
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'The Avengers: Age of Ultron" already cleaning up overseas
New Disney/Marvel blockbuster doing well in South Korea, Britain and Russia, among others.