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  • Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?

    Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan says?
    Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate for governor, smartly focuses his campaign messaging on the need to give the Maryland economy a lift. It's not an original idea, and certainly de rigueur for any Republican in any election year. But as he builds a...
  • Inside billionaire Joe Grendys' chicken empire

    Inside billionaire Joe Grendys' chicken empire
    Billionaire Joe Grendys has no clue how Forbes found him. After all, he lives in the same Chicago bungalow where he grew up. His business, Park Ridge-based chicken processor Koch Foods (pronounced "cook"), has been on the magazine's list of largest...
  • Democratic candidates seek gains from Republicans' tarnished business image

    Rep. Scott Peters of San Diego had a major disadvantage in seeking the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for November's midterm election: He's a Democrat. The views of the nation's largest business group are closely aligned with the Republican...
  • Acquisition Boosts Barnes Group Earnings In Third Quarter

    Earnings at Barnes Group jumped 62 percent in the third quarter on increased sales from an acquisition that closed late last year and higher margins in its aerospace and industrial distribution businesses. The Bristol parent of Associated Spring,...
  • Boca businesses to hold job fair next week

    Boca businesses to hold job fair next week
    Boca Raton businesses will hold a job fair from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday Oct. 28 and 29 at 1095 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Boca Raton. The employers include advertising agency BMI Elite; two pharmacies -- Glades Drugs and Longevity Drugs;...
  • Peter Schweyer, Steven Ramos square off over education in Allentown's new House seat

    Peter Schweyer, Steven Ramos square off over education in Allentown's new House seat
    Peter Schweyer and Steven Ramos are both running for Allentown's 22nd state House district. The similarities end there. The stark contrast between the two candidates for Allentown's newest house district were on display last week as the candidates...
  • Wall St. finally turning on Amazon as Bezos magic fades

    SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet. The company that for years enthralled investors with improbable growth and earned one of the technology sector's highest valuations...
  • Gambling mixes with kids entertainment

    Gambling mixes with kids entertainment
    While toddlers ride a miniature carousel at The People's Choice Family Fun Center in north suburban Waukegan, adults play their own games at five video slot machines a few feet away. "They play; I play. We're just having fun," said mother-of-two...
  • Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange

    Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange
    Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers. The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
  • 3 questions: Where Laguna council and school board candidates stand on the issues

    Laguna Beach City Council Two incumbents and five challengers are running for three spots on the five-member council. The Coastline Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one realistic, financially prudent step the city can...
  • California cracks down on wage theft by employers

    State regulators are wielding a new tool to combat the intractable problem of employer wage theft, which costs workers an estimated $390 million a year. The California controller, working with the state labor commissioner, is demanding restitution...