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  • Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math

    Behind the numbers: Following Scott, Crist jobs and tax-cutting math
    TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
  • Venture Pitch latest lineup includes 2 Orlando startups

    Venture Pitch latest lineup includes 2 Orlando startups
    Two Orlando startup companies, Qoupons and Admetsys, will present at the upcoming 3Q Venture Pitch event Tuesday night at The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive. Venture Pitch is a private, ticketed event organized by businessman Dennis Pape that holds...
  • Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn

    Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn
    The battle for women voters in the Illinois governor race reached a new level Tuesday, as First Lady Michelle Obama led a Democratic rally for Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner blamed the governor for the deaths of child-abuse...
  • Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia

    Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia
    Virginia is allowing so-called ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate temporarily in the state based on certain conditions, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring jointly announced Wednesday. The taxi industry is crying foul....
  • Business booms in Buckroe

    Business booms in Buckroe
    Buckroe Beach has long been a place where the beach bum ethos mixed with the hardscrabble attitude of the blue-collar workers to create a blend of quirkiness unmatched on the Peninsula. In the past year, the rebounding real estate market is injecting...
  • Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable

    Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable
    Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn. She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
  • Ad campaign finds audience

    HAMPTON — When members of the city's marketing division sat down last year, they knew they needed a simple, concise strategy that explained why businesses operate here — why they choose Hampton. The "Choose Hampton" campaign now includes 20...
  • 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...
  • Quinn, Rauner get personal in Tribune exchange

     Quinn, Rauner get personal in Tribune exchange
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner lobbed a nonstop volley of character attacks at each other during their first face-to-face meeting in five months, a strong signal that the homestretch of the governor's race will focus on...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • Nursing home trial focuses on confusing sale

     Nursing home trial focuses on confusing sale
    TAMPA, Fla. — A federal bankruptcy trial is focusing for a second day on how the shell of a financially troubled chain of nursing homes launched by Bruce Rauner's GTCR investment firm legally ended up in the hands of an elderly graphic artist....