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  • Casino funding goes to small-business loans

    Casino funding goes to small-business loans
    A granola company, a cafe and a contracting firm owned by a disabled veteran are the first three recipients of $700,000 in loans from a new Baltimore County program for small minority- and women-owned businesses. "This relationship has yielded more than...
  • State Economy, Budget Focus In 4th District Senate Debate

    GLASTONBURY — The state's economy and budget woes were the main focus of a debate Wednesday night between candidates for the 4th Senate District seat. Democratic incumbent Steve Cassano of Manchester came to town for the first of two debates with...
  • Naval Research chief: Cyber security workforce is in Hampton Roads

    Naval Research chief: Cyber security workforce is in Hampton Roads
    The Department of Defense has had a "cyber awakening," according to Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, chief of Naval Research. The keynote speaker at the Hampton Roads Cyber Security Conference said military officials want to expand the manpower defending the...
  • Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle

    Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle
    A proposed medical marijuana facility loaded with security features is one step closer to setting up shop in Des Plaines. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the City Council approve a conditional-use permit for Prime...
  • The Planner

    The Planner
    This week's list of business events. This week Monday Women's Executive Club, 11:30 a.m., Tower Club, Fort Lauderdale. Learn about the organization, made-up entrepreneurs and professional women. Guest speaker: Shelley Goren of Gilda's Club of...
  • Poquoson Planning Commission considers electronic signs for public schools and government

    Poquoson's Planning Commission is considering amending its sign ordinance to allow electronic message signs to be used by the City of Poquoson and Poquoson City Public Schools. Subdivisions, neighborhoods or communities would not be allowed to have...
  • FBI warns U.S. businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing

    FBI warns U.S. businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing
    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies. The "flash" warning to businesses described tools and techniques used by the...
  • If NFL comes back to L.A., will taxpayers end up paying for it?

    If NFL comes back to L.A., will taxpayers end up paying for it?
    Wrigley Field. Fenway Park. Yankee Stadium. These venerable sports stadiums were built and paid for by the professional teams that played in them during the early years of the 20th century. By the end of the century, however, billion-dollar franchises...
  • McAuliffe launches push on child services

    McAuliffe launches push on child services
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe is launching an initiative to enhance the state's services for children and improve their health, education and safety. His first step, announced Monday, was convening a high-level "Children's Cabinet," of four Cabinet secretaries,...
  • Google's weakening ad revenue growth hides rising stars

    Google Inc's decelerating advertising business is masking the stellar growth of significant but little-noticed business components such as sales of digital music, software and mobile devices. On Thursday, Google reported weakening growth in ad volumes in...
  • Ivanhoe Village Main Street explores changing business climate

    Ivanhoe Village Main Street explores changing business climate
    Mary Hurley is well aware of the fact that during the recession, many businesses, in order to survive, cut back on their staff and operated with the smallest manpower possible.  “These businesses got very efficient and did a lot more with fewer...