Mediator gets NHL, union back to table

NEW YORK - A federal mediator has finally been able to get the NHL and the players' association...association spokesman called a "small group meeting" with the sides and mediator Scot Beckenbaugh.Beckenbaugh had already held separate meetings...

Pet mediator soothes barking, hissing waters

...to call in a pro: Diane Greer, Pet Mediator. Sure, some owners simply arrange to...said Greer, the county's official pet mediator since 1992. "Anything you own, you're...the demand for the services of a "pet mediator." According to the Humane Society...

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Judge appoints mediator in Microsoft case

WASHINGTON -- The judge in the Microsoft antitrust trial appointed a mediator Friday to oversee settlement talks between the government and the software giant, a surprise move dramatically increasing chances...

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NFL, union meet with mediator

WASHINGTON --- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and union head DeMaurice Smith met in front of a federal mediator for about six hours Friday, a bid to jump-start contentious and slow-moving labor negotiations two weeks before owners could...

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Hits hiring of zoning mediator

Hiring Roy Bates as zoning interpreter-mediator for Edgefield County is ludicrous. Spending ... so-called emergency revenue to hire this man is cunning and definitely a poor...

League, union meet again with mediator

...DeMaurice Smith and members of their negotiating teams participated in a second consecutive six-hour session with a federal mediator Saturday, trying to spur progress less than two weeks before the league's labor deal expires.They're finally talking...

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Augusta's 5 mayoral candidates participate in forum

...hadn't made up their minds."It's still kind of an introduction," said resident Ken Kitchen. The mayor is "kind of a mediator," he said. "That requires talents not everyone has."Michael Anderson said the forum was "really interesting," though...

Top Grill patio furniture business tops Augusta's Better Business Bureau consumer complaint list

...Although the Better Business Bureau has no enforcement powers, Collins said the private nonprofit organization tries to work as a mediator between consumers and merchants "because most complaints are the result of miscommunication."Collins said Electric Medic...

Microsoft mediator: top scholar, passion for economics

...economics -- something he's sure to need in his new role as mediator in the marathon Microsoft antitrust case. "He is the leading...where Posner once was a professor. Posner, 60, was named as mediator in the Microsoft case Friday by U.S. District Judge Thomas...

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Mediator taps Duke biomedical expert to review Earnhardt photos

...opinions beyond what I'm asked to do. My only comment is that I'll do my best to respond to the needs of the court and the mediator." Myers has no ties to NASCAR, the Sentinel or the newspaper's parent company, Tribune Co., said Thom Rumberger, an...

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