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  • Visitors won't find Napa too shaken

    Visitors won't find Napa too shaken
    NAPA, Calif. — Despite extensive shaking at 3:20 a.m. Aug. 24 with a magnitude-6 earthquake along the little known West Napa fault, wine country tourists should be largely unaffected. Sipping as usual already has resumed throughout the Napa...
  • BK boycott will be hard to sustain

    So, Burger King's bugging out on the United States. Henceforth, Burger King Worldwide Inc. will be a Canadian company; the fast-food King is taking up official residence in a country with a queen. The company headquartered in Miami will have to swap...
  • Cooper City to join recycling incentive program

    Cooper City residents will soon be rewarded for taking care of the planet after city commissioners unanimously approved implementing a recycling points program. It will join at least three other Broward County cities that offer RecycleBank, an online...
  • Could a bill to help franchisees raise fast-food wages?

    Could a bill to help franchisees raise fast-food wages?
    The Times' editorial board urged Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday to veto a bill (SB 610) that would give franchise operators more protection in contract disputes with their chains. Hours later, the editorial board of the New York Times called on Brown to...
  • Big U.S. banks seek new clarity on risks of marijuana-linked accounts

    ST. LOUIS (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - Major banks are getting increasingly wary of some transactions with smaller banks that have begun to allow marijuana businesses to open accounts. Officials at the bigger institutions say they fear being in breach of...
  • U.S. startups get OK for smartphone-based heart tracking

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - For a growing U.S. aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death. This week, two Silicon Valley startups received a green-light from the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Notes and notables

    Investing in the future Dreams are indeed achievable, but more often than not, the quest requires funding. That's why it was so gratifying to see Ferguson Enterprises pledge $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through the year 2024. An...
  • Suspect burglarizes four Pines businesses in two weeks

    Police are searching for a man they say has burglarized at least four Pembroke Pines businesses in two weeks. Since Aug. 14, the suspect has targeted Smile Xperts, 9873 Pines Blvd., Callas Beauty Salon, 9660 Pines Blvd., La Costa Cafeteria, 9614 Pines...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • Chicago suburbs adjust to medical marijuana

    Chicago suburbs adjust to medical marijuana
    As state officials enacted the rules that will govern the rollout of medical marijuana in Illinois, dozens of individual communities updated their zoning codes to determine where grow centers and pot stores can and cannot be located. Now, with the state...
  • Renting or buying -- a question for small business owners

    Renting or buying -- a question for small business owners
    As the economy improves and the unemployment rate in the Orlando metropolitan area keeps dropping, a question that often comes up in good times is making a comeback, Mary Hurley noted. Should you rent when you could buy? Area residents in apartment...