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  • 165 businesses cited in crackdown on unstamped cigarettes

     165 businesses cited in crackdown on unstamped cigarettes
    A crackdown on unstamped cigarette sales resulted in citations for 165 Chicago businesses over two months, the city Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced Thursday morning. The "Check the Stamps" campaign came in the wake of...
  • Allstate hires new roadside services president

    By Allstate Corp. standards, it's small — $602 million in annual premiums for a property and casualty insurer that last year generated almost $30 billion selling mostly auto and home coverage to consumers. But premiums of the Northbrook-based...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Sept. 27

    Baltimore Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Sept. 27
    About 100 people and businesses were robbed in Baltimore for the week ending Sept. 27, a spike of more than 60 percent compared to the prior week yet down from the same time period last year.  Eight of the robberies occurred downtown or in the Inner...
  • Made from scratch in Chicago

    Made from scratch in Chicago
    Lakland Guitars LLC Number of employees: 12 Neighborhood: North Center Chicago-based Lakland Guitars touts some premier names among its clients, customizing bass guitars for U2's Adam Clayton and Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler, whose signature is...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYOCT. 4 COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, 1520 Hanover Ave., Allentown, will host the First Time Homebuyers English Seminar, 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Registration: Amy Arroyo, 484-893-1038, http://www.caclv.org. QUAKERTOWN FARMERS...
  • UGI Utilities ranks highest in customer satisfaction, and other company news

    UGI ranks highest in customer satisfaction For the second consecutive year, J.D. Power has ranked UGI Utilities as the highest in customer satisfaction among large natural gas utilities in the eastern United States. The 2014 Gas Utility Residential...
  • FAU to open new start-up business center Friday

    FAU to open new start-up business center Friday
    Tech Runway, billed as a new model for entrepreneurship in South Florida, will open Friday with five tenants at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The first tenants are a company that simplifies shopping and shipping outside the country, a...
  • Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]

    Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]
    Comptroller Peter Franchot, by starting a petition drive, has embarked on a policy initiative to require all Maryland public schools start the school calendar after Labor Day. His policy proposal is given political cover through a commission report from...
  • Development Plan Proposed For 60-Acre Parcel In Simsbury

    SIMSBURY — A development proposal that could bring 181 residences along with stores and businesses to a mostly unused 60-acre parcel on Route 10 that is adjacent to the Avon town line is being reviewed by town officials. The plan under...
  • Growth powers utility fixes

    Part of a 1930s-era substation that powers homes and businesses in the San Fernando Road corridor will be rebuilt as part of a $13-million reconstruction project to accommodate anticipated growth in the neighborhood following City Council approval on...