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  • Most businesses plan increase in capital investment: survey

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Economists at a broad swath of U.S. businesses expect their firms will ramp up capital investments over the next year, a positive sign for the long-term economic growth outlook. A National Association for Business Economics (NABE)...
  • Nursing Home Bill Seeks Greater Financial Disclosure

    The state's nursing homes call it excessive and intrusive. The Malloy administration calls it a move toward transparency. At issue is a bill that would require nursing homes to disclose the financial status of any "related party" businesses that contract...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Northeast Agricultural Producers Optimistic About The Year Ahead

    Farm Credit East recently released a report indicating Northeast farm, fishing and forestry producers are starting to see some change in their operating environment, but continue to be optimistic about their farm businesses going into 2014. This report...
  • New Wells Fargo chief to focus on small-business loans

    New Wells Fargo chief to focus on small-business loans
    The new South Florida regional president for Wells Fargo wants to loan more money to small businesses as the local economy continues to grow. "I see really great opportunities," said Jose "Joe" Atkinson, the new head of region that includes Boca Raton...
  • 04/21: Business events

    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento; Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • Minimum wage at the forefront, with eye on elections

    WASHINGTON A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate. This is the second...
  • Cops: Parolee charged in series of robberies, including same business twice

    Cops: Parolee charged in series of robberies, including same business twice
    A Palos Hills man on parole from Florida for robbery was arrested and charged with robbing four businesses in the southwest suburbs, including robbing the same gas station twice, officials said today. Nicholas G. Koliopoulos, of the 11000 block of South...
  • Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

    WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...
  • Public input sought on potential rules for Orland pet shops

    Public input sought on potential rules for Orland pet shops
    Orland Park's Public Safety Committee is seeking residents' input on whether the village should regulate pet shops that sell dogs from large-scale commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills." In a statement from the village, Trustee Pat Gira...
  • Medi-Weightloss offers medically supervised program

    Medi-Weightloss offers medically supervised program
    Name: Casey Pristou, owner Age: 54 Hometown: Lake Bluff Name of business: Medi-Weightloss Describe what you do/sell/serve: We improve lives by providing a unique, medically supervised weight loss program to help people achieve and maintain healthy...
  • Five questions for Jenny Morgan

    Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one. So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...