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  • Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'

    Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'
    Online-education company Udacity said Wednesday it had raised $35 million and was offering its first "nanodegree" course, which aims to teach a skill but at a fraction of the cost of a college degree. The credential aims to provide a way for students...
  • Margate, Creek extend fire rescue services contract

    Margate and Coconut Creek businesses and residents will have the same fire rescue services for another year. Both Coconut Creek and Margate commissioners agreed to extend the existing fire services contract, which had been for four years, for another...
  • Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot

    Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot
    The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino issues advocate and two brothers who own a popular bar and...
  • Alice Horn: Expose students to business ownership

    Alice Horn: Expose students to business ownership
    South Florida's entrepreneurship ecosystem is hot. Living here, we see it. And people around the country are seeing it too — the Kauffman Foundation has rated South Florida among the most entrepreneurial regions in the country. More and more...
  • Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando

    Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando
    Uber, Lyft and other high-tech "ride-sharing" companies are closer to gaining the legal right to operate in Orlando — but only if they agree to be more expensive than the traditional taxi companies they're competing against. Uber and Lyft have...
  • Fairbanks Avenue businesses entitled to makeover money

    Fairbanks Avenue businesses entitled to makeover money
    The city’s Economic Development Advisory Board is recommending that Winter Park use its existing business fa├žade program to provide a boost to the look of the Fairbanks Avenue commercial corridor. “We’ve historically had a business...
  • Peerman runs for reelection in Margate

    Election time is around the corner, and three candidates qualified for the one seat that is up for grabs in the general election for the Margate City Commission. Current Mayor Lesa Peerman is running for reelection. Seat: 3 Address: 6921 Northwest...
  • 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...
  • App integration seen as key to online business strategy

    If you have the Walgreen app, you can fill prescriptions or print photos with a tap on your smartphone. Tim McCauley, senior director of mobile commerce for the Deerfield-based company, says that's good — but it isn't enough. He'd like to find...
  • 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....
  • Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths

    Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner today said he blames Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for the deaths of child-abuse victims whose families previously had contact with the state’s child-welfare agency. “Yes,” Rauner said when asked...