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  • U.S. to review rates for telecom special access lines

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. telecommunications regulators will review rates at which telecommunications providers sell high-capacity data and voice connections, known as special access lines, to businesses, the Federal Communications Commission said on...
  • Preparation matters for businesses dealing with hurricanes

    Preparation matters for businesses dealing with hurricanes
    Tropical Shipping has a long-standing policy in its hurricane planning that helps get operations humming after a major storm: It lets employees bring their families to work and takes care of those relatives. Employees often fail to return to work after...
  • Kroger in cross hairs as U.S. gun fight spills into its aisles

    (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA), backed by former New York...
  • Backed by SEIU, franchisees seek greater protection in contracts

    Small-business franchises are fighting in the Legislature for more protection against giant corporations that dictate how they run their fast-food restaurants, convenience stores and a range of other services. And backed by a powerful union, franchise...
  • Starbucks gets a drive-through pass

    Starbucks can have a building sign alerting customers they can drive through when the new coffee shop opens near the busy 20th Street and Federal Highway intersection in September. The coffee giant approached Boca Raton City Council to appeal a...
  • Penske Media Corporation Acquires Conde Nast's Fairchild Fashion Media Brands

    Penske Media Corporation has acquired the U.S.-based trade publishing assets of Conde Nast's Fairchild Fashion Media unit, the parent company of business-to-business brands Women's Wear Daily, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and the Fairchild Summits. The...
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Vast majority of Chicago voters back $13 minimum wage

    Chicago Tribune poll: Vast majority of Chicago voters back $13 minimum wage
    More than 4 out of 5 voters back Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to significantly increase Chicago's minimum wage in the coming years, even as it remains unclear whether the plan will ever be called for a City Council vote. Support for raising the city'...
  • Letter to the Editor

    Proposed tolls are a nightmare in the making and a sham to get more taxpayer's money. Congestion on the highways is a result of too many cars at a time on too small road capacity! A solution would be to enlarge the roadways. This is not realistic...
  • BHP announces spin-off plan, no share buyback for now

    MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton, announced plans to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion, most of them acquired in a 2001 merger, to focus on its most profitable activities. But it held off...
  • San Diego City Council overrides mayor's veto of minimum-wage hike

    The San Diego City Council voted Monday to override the mayor’s veto of a minimum wage increase -- setting the stage for another high-profile political fight between the Democrat-controlled council versus the Republican mayor and the business...
  • Immigration crisis at border afflicts heartland harvest

    WASHINGTON The heated tempers of the nation's border states are driving the debate over immigration policy. States farther away from the U.S.-Mexico border, though, are reckoning with a different set of challenges: a skimpy agriculture labor market and...