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  • Robert B. Reich: Why the economy is still failing most Americans

    I was in Seattle recently to congratulate union and community organizers who helped that city enact the first $15-per-hour minimum wage in the country. Other cities and states should follow Seattle's example. Contrary to the dire predictions of...
  • Commentary: Questions that should have been asked at the forums

    In our first two City Council debates we've had plenty of great questions (and a few head-scratchers), but there are four important questions that remain unasked, including: Serious crimes in Costa Mesa were down more than 13% in 2013 and down another 2%...
  • Women lag in venture capital even as they make strides as entrepreneurs

    Women lag in venture capital even as they make strides as entrepreneurs
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Women venture-capital partners are becoming scarcer even as more women entrepreneurs are winning venture cash, according to a report from Babson College. The report, "Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gap in Venture...
  • Delta president: 'You've got to be fearless'

    At least twice, Ed Bastian stood up for what he believed in against more powerful executives. While some may shy away from that path, fearing it would be political suicide, Bastian's career got a boost both times. As a young auditor for a large...
  • PPL residential customers to see price hike in October

    PPL residential customers to see price hike in October
    PPL Utilities residential customers who don't get their power through a competitive energy supplier will see a price hike in October as a result of a change in the way transmission charges are allocated. The company announced its "price-to-compare"...
  • Velocity incubator shows off startup capabilities in Allentown

    Velocity incubator shows off startup capabilities in Allentown
    Big companies such as Lehigh Gas Partners, Air Products and National Penn Bancshares have been the drivers of downtown Allentown's resurgence. City Center Investment Corp. hopes small companies like The Social Station can be a big part of it, too....
  • Northampton Community College lands $10 million job training grant

    – A $10 million federal grant is heading to the Lehigh Valley's community colleges to help the schools better prepare the next generation of welders, health care administrators and machine-repair workers. The grant money announced Monday is part of...
  • DreamWorks-SoftBank talks may augur Hollywood dealmaking wave

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's talks about taking on a Japanese owner highlight the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals. Over the weekend, a source...
  • Perez draws attention for attorney general

    Perez draws attention for attorney general
    — Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
  • Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach

    Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach
    UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.  Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats. The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
  • UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]

    UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]
    Much has been written recently about the path forward for University of Maryland University College ("UMUC should focus on education, not business," Sept. 18). Like many Marylanders, I have a vested interest in UMUC. My father attended the university...