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Friday, Aug. 14, 2009 3:46 AM

After the BART Board of Directors voted to impose work rules on the only union still without a contract, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 workers announced that they will go on strike at midnight, Sunday.

Which promises much wailing and gnashing of teeth for commuters on Monday morning.

But here's the capper - the other unions, which had ratified agreements with BART, have announced they will respect ATU's picket line.

So everybody's going out.

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey basically thinks healthcare reform would be unnecessary if we all shopped at Whole Foods.

Because, you know, you can't buy healthy food anywhere else. And Whole Foods is so affordable!

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed Michael Vick to a two-year contract. He will be allowed to participate in practice and pre-season exhibition games, but not regular games until cleared by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (Goodell anticipates lifting that suspension no later than Week 6 of the regular season.)

"I'm a believer that as long as people go through the right process, they deserve a second chance," said Eagles coach Andy Reid.

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