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Washington-Baltimore Guild's 'Front Page Awards'

Hard-working union activists and outstanding journalists were recognized Saturday at the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild’s annual Front Page Awards, a ceremony that also honored the legacy of two recently deceased Guild officers. Photo: Steward of the Year Dawan Jones, with Local President Sheila Lindsay and Secretary Mark Gruenberg.

Portland Guild Throws Well Deserved Party; New Hires Soon

‘Newspaper Workers Celebrate Bright Future’ sounds like the headline to an April Fool’s Day story. But the party that the Portland Newspaper Guild held Sunday was no joke. Guild members and their families gathered for lively, and at times emotional, celebration of the new investment that stopped Portland’s newspapers from going bankrupt, saving jobs and the union contract. Photo: Investor Donald Sussman, left, talks with Portland Press Herald reporter Tux Turkel.


Guild members in St. Louis were among a couple of dozen volunteers who spent Saturday gathering signatures for peittion drives the United Media Guild has voted to support: Efforts to cap sky-high interest rates on payday loans and raise Missouri's minimum wage by $1.