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McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >>
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:25:16 GMT
It's a crime that continues to generate anger and disbelief in Montgomery and beyond- the destruction of the home of Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks. The case took center stage this Labor Day at an annualMore >>
The community is uniting to help catch the criminals who desecrated a piece of Montgomery history. The vandalism of Rosa Parks' home angered many across the city and hundreds have donated in an effort to help find those responsible. Crimestoppers is hoping a bigger reward will crack the case.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:01:11 GMT
With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...More >>
Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...More >>
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam addressed problems of a rebate scandal at his family business Pilot Flying J on Monday morning.
Trucking companies from across the nation accused Pilot of pocketing money from rebate fuel sales that was owned to them.
"I would like to tell you, in detail, everything I know," Haslam said.
"It's disappointing, embarrassing and infuriating at times, but I've been inspired by how much good comes out of adversity," Haslam added.
Haslam started things off by making sure everybody knows that Pilot Flying J has paid back all of the 400 trucking companies that were owed money with interest. He also talked about going even further back with an audit in his company's history, back to more records, to double-check everything is okay.
25 people were working around the clock to make sure all 400 trucking companies were paid back if Pilot owed them money. Haslam brought in 60 people to do an audit on his company back to 2005. They went through years and stacks of documents to make sure every single customer wasn't short changed a penny.
"We did it with every single customer that we had any type of rebate or discount relationship during that time period," Haslam said. "That totals almost 7,000 customers."
Haslam also said he would love to answer questions from the media, but right now he can't. He's got that FBI investigation and those federal lawsuits to deal with, too.