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  • Problem Solver: Woman's sales tax refund stuck in limbo

    Problem Solver: Woman's sales tax refund stuck in limbo
    When Lila Ardell decided she wanted to buy the car she had been leasing, she knew she would have to pay a sales tax on the transaction. Her lender figured out how much she owed, and in April, Ardell cut a check to Illinois for $2,182.48. Later, Ardell...
  • Business Panel: You Can Make Money — And The World A Better Place

    Business Panel: You Can Make Money — And The World A Better Place
    Can a business make money and contribute to the community at the same time? That was the core question panelists discussed at the University of Hartford Thursday night. With the nation observing the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,...
  • Newington Officials Pull Back Plans To Ban Temporary Signs

    NEWINGTON -- Responding to protests from the local chamber of commerce, the zoning board has withdrawn its proposal to ban temporary business signs in most parts of town. "The commission kind of got a sense of the problems that the public had with the...
  • Exclusive: Exxon Mobil puts Torrance, Calif, refinery up for sale - sources

    (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp. has put its Torrance, California, refinery on the block, according to two people familiar with the matter, making it the latest big oil company to consider exiting the state amid tougher environmental standards. "Torrance...
  • Pot entrepreneurs seek funding at Chicago forum

    Pot entrepreneurs seek funding at Chicago forum
    Garyn Angel had five minutes to make his pitch to five wealthy investors on why they should fund his marijuana startup. "We have 133,000 Facebook followers," said Angel, president and CEO of Seattle-based Magical Butter, which sells cookware to make...
  • Margate, Creek extend fire rescue services contract

    Margate and Coconut Creek businesses and residents will have the same fire rescue services for another year. Both Coconut Creek and Margate commissioners agreed to extend the existing fire services contract, which had been for four years, for another...
  • Export-Import Bank supporters relieved, worried by 9-month extension

    Export-Import Bank supporters relieved, worried by 9-month extension
    Businesses and other supporters of the Export-Import Bank cheered the nine-month extension given final approval by the Senate on Thursday night, but remain worried about the future of the embattled agency. "Congress has left thousands of small, medium...
  • A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]

    A new beginning for Sparrows Point [Commentary]
    From the time I was a kid growing up in Baltimore County, I've always associated Sparrows Point and Bethlehem Steel with jobs. For so many Baltimore County residents, these 3,000-plus acres represented a center of job opportunity. If your brother or...
  • How many layoffs at Air Products?

    Though layoffs are underway, Air Products' new CEO, Seifi Ghasemi, will leave the Trexlertown industrial gases company largely intact — for now. In a widely anticipated presentation to analysts and investors Thursday morning, Ghasemi said the...
  • Sam Collins Day In Canton Is On Saturday

    Sam Collins Day In Canton Is On Saturday
    CANTON — Residents, community groups and local businesses will celebrate life in Canton at the 20th annual Sam Collins Day, which is on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., organizers have announced. As usual, the event will be at the Canton Springs...
  • Don't expect too much from leaders at climate summit:experts

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders attending a U.N. summit on Tuesday are unlikely to offer new action on climate change that is ambitious enough to keep global temperature rise to safe levels - but opinion is divided on whether that...