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NHL Lockout Ends with Tentative Framework of an Agreement

Yesterday, NHL players and management reached a tentative framework of an agreement to end a 113-day lockout. 

The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced there are still many details that need to be ironed out before the final contract is ratified. 

Don Fehr, executive director of the NHLPA, said in the press conference:

We'll get back to what we used to call business as usual just as fast as we can.

On Twitter, many players reacted to the good news. Matt Beleskey of the Anaheim Ducks tweeted:


Meanwhile, the 1,300 American Crystal Sugar Co. workers with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) have gone more than 16 months without work. The workers are locked out of five American Crystal Sugar processing facilities and other facilities. Donate to their lockout fund

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