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  • Economic development report almost ready to roll

    Economic development report almost ready to roll
    With 2014 winding down and the new year getting closer, the city is finalizing an economic development plan geared toward finding ways to boost commercial development on the city’s busiest corridors. Kyle Dudgeon, Winter Park’s economic...
  • Royal Farms quietly grows from dairy business

    Royal Farms quietly grows from dairy business
    Royal Farms quietly grew over decades into one of Baltimore's most ubiquitous businesses, but last week the convenience store chain took a bigger stage. On Wednesday, the city approved a $1.25 million, five-year agreement for Royal Farms to serve as...
  • 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...
  • Instead of prohibiting bad reviews, firms should improve service

    Instead of prohibiting bad reviews, firms should improve service
    Nobody likes to be criticized — especially online, where negative opinions can proliferate like cockroaches. Some companies are trying to head off bad comments and reviews. They're placing provisions in their contracts that impose hefty...
  • 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...
  • Fishing Advisory Lifted In Bridgeport After 5-Alarm Blaze

    Fishing Advisory Lifted In Bridgeport After 5-Alarm Blaze
    BRIDGEPORT — A fishing advisory that was put in place after a five-alarm fire destroyed two businesses near the harbor more than a week ago has been lifted, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said Monday. "The advisory...
  • Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs

    Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs
    Beth Caffera has made a living by taking people into "the cloud." The Orlando telecom expert and chief executive officer of Cloud 3C LLC sets up phone- and Internet-based services for clients big and small. She started Cloud 3C mostly because she...
  • Leesburg temporarily waives fees in areas

    Leesburg temporarily waives fees in areas
    LEESBURG — The city has instituted a short-term waiver of impact fees in an effort to encourage redevelopment in certain parts of Leesburg. City commissioners recently approved forgoing utility, police, fire and recreation impact fees for...
  • Investing: Top picks from a top value investor

    Veteran fund manager Bill Nygren co-manages three Oakmark funds: Oakmark Fund, Oakmark Select and Oakmark Global Select. He looks for growing businesses whose stocks trade for less than he thinks a company is worth and that are run by executives who put...
  • Cressman Bronson: Celebrating growth of the U.S. Hispanic market

    In recognition of U.S. Hispanics' influence on the country's social and economic future, PNC is honoring Hispanic Heritage Month with more than 25 sponsored community and employee events in 16 cities — including several here in Florida. These events...
  • Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow. Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...