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  • Older workers find new opportunities in entrepreneurship

    After more than 20 years in the insurance industry, John Tubridy took a buyout package and went to work for a career transition firm, where he was tasked with helping companies downsize. "I was like George Clooney in that movie 'Up in the Air,' " Tubridy...
  • Venture capitalists' road trip seeks student entrepreneurs

    A University of Michigan junior, Eric Hackenberger has a few ideas for businesses and applications he'd like to create. For about 15 minutes he and more than two dozen other students during their individual appointments sat down with a venture...
  • Subtle surprises fuel today's green business tactics

    Born of the hippie, flower-child culture of the 1960s, the modern environmentalist movement in business today is in many ways about dollars and cents. The green economy has gone mainstream, whether that means traditional businesses adopting environmental...
  • Read the latest leases, and potential news businesses, here.

    Find out about potential new businesses by reading this list of the latest lease transactions from Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate. 1. Water of Life Fellowship has leased 2,500 square feet of retail space at 13901 Warwick Blvd. in Newport News. 2....
  • On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup

    On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup
    Hands, hoofs and paws came together to raise funds for the Burbank Police Foundation during the organization's second annual Hoof and Walk event held this past Saturday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. Chaired by Andrea Cunningham, who...
  • Peninsula startup plans to launch basic mobile platform for free World Cup score updates in Brazil

    Peninsula startup plans to launch basic mobile platform for free World Cup score updates in Brazil
    A barely 5-month-old Peninsula startup plans to debut its "missed call" subscriber platform for free text-message updates during the World Cup in Brazil in June. "It seemed like the perfect storm to launch Headcount," said co-founder Aazia "Aaz"...
  • Spring on Fourth! What's on Third?

    If you're ready to enjoy spring, one great place to head on Saturday is south Bethlehem. The 19th annual Spring on Fourth! What's on Third? street festival turns the South Side's commercial area into a hot spot for food and entertainment 11 a.m. to 3 p....
  • Goldman buys Westpeak in drive for 'smart beta' assets

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's asset-management business has agreed to buy Westpeak Global Advisors, a firm that aims to beat market indexes by using factors other than company size to pick stock investments. The deal, disclosed on...
  • Chicago headed toward partial plastic bag ban

    Chicago headed toward partial plastic bag ban
    Many Chicago shoppers would have to change the way they tote groceries, clothing and other items from store to home under a plan to ban the plastic bags that have become a ubiquitous feature of modern life. The idea is to dramatically lower the number...
  • Exclusive: White House considers former banking lawyer for Fed board - sources

    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former lawyer with the American Bankers Association is being considered by the White House as a possible nominee to the board of the Federal Reserve, according to sources familiar with the efforts The lawyer's name...
  • Free Sunday parking could soon go away in parts of Chicago

    Free Sunday parking could soon go away in parts of Chicago
    Free Sunday parking in a host of North Side and Northwest Side shopping districts soon would vanish under changes the City Council Transportation Committee endorsed today. The switch is being delivered by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in response to requests from...