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  • Restaurants wanted for upcoming Taste of South Lake event

    Restaurants wanted for upcoming Taste of South Lake event
    It’s almost time for the Taste. The South Lake Chamber of Commerce is now booking restaurants and businesses interested in being a part of the 4th Annual Taste of South Lake and Business Expo, which will be held on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5–...
  • How New River got its name

    How New River got its name
    For centuries, the New River, not the beach, defined the region that would become Fort Lauderdale. Glades culture Indians, who occupied South Florida for about 2,000 years, made camps along the waterway. The first white settlers built their houses and...
  • Boca considers temporarily keeping out marijuana businesses

    Boca considers temporarily keeping out marijuana businesses
    — Boca Raton is moving to stop medical marijuana dispensaries from taking root in the city for at least a year — ahead of it becoming legal in Florida. Legalizing medical marijuana will be before Florida voters in November. But before voters...
  • Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say

    When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a $1.3-billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for local residents. The electric car maker will create...
  • Napa businesses rebound after August quake

    I took a quick stroll around downtown Napa, not sure what to expect. A 6.0-magnitude earthquake had rocked the area Aug. 24, two weeks before my initial visit, but I had heard the damage wasn't as bad as first reported. When I stopped by the Visit...
  • More Americans see influence of religion waning: poll

    More Americans see influence of religion waning: poll
    (Reuters) - Nearly three-quarters of the public think religion is losing influence in American life and a growing number want religion to play more of a role in politics, according to a poll released on Monday. The share of Americans who say churches and...
  • Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request

    Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request
    The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the state's largest business organization with more than 10,000 member companies, has long lamented high energy costs as an undue burden on businesses and one main reason why economic growth has generally...
  • Tensions flare in Ferguson; protesters again call for police chief's resignation

    FERGUSON, Mo. The fallout from the August shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer reached into the first weekend of autumn as the city and region grappled Friday with developments on several fronts. As lawyers worked to free those arrested...
  • Maryland cuts revenue expectations by $405 million

    Maryland cuts revenue expectations by $405 million
    Maryland is now facing a $405 million revenue shortfall over this year and next, largely the result of sluggish job growth, stagnant incomes and a weak housing market, state officials reported Wednesday. Five years after the official end of the...
  • Chamber of Commerce comes out in favor of gay marriage

    Chamber of Commerce comes out in favor of gay marriage
    The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce said Friday its board of directors has approved a resolution in support of same-sex marriage. “Marriage equality makes great business sense for our state and our community,” Dan Lindblade,...
  • L.A. small-business owners weigh both sides of a wage hike

    L.A. small-business owners weigh both sides of a wage hike
    Some weeks, Gaston Letelier forgoes his own pay so he can afford to keep running his Meltdown Comics & Collectibles store in Hollywood. Before the economy crashed, he paid for his employees' health insurance. But the downturn forced customers to save...