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  • 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...
  • Pot entrepreneurs seek funding at Chicago forum

    Pot entrepreneurs seek funding at Chicago forum
    Garyn Angel had five minutes to make his pitch to five wealthy investors on why they should fund his marijuana startup. "We have 133,000 Facebook followers," said Angel, president and CEO of Seattle-based Magical Butter, which sells cookware to make...
  • Hampton Roads Executive Airport opens new $30 million runway

    Hampton Roads Executive Airport opens new $30 million runway
    After 14 years and $30 million, the Hampton Roads Executive Airport can finally handle larger corporate jets with the opening of its new runway. "You don't understand what it took — 14 years," said Steve I. Fox, principal of Virginia Aviation...
  • Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park

    Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park
    A new wetland survey has classified most of a prime tract at the Shirley T. Holland Intermodal Park as wetlands, leaving the land difficult and costly to develop. The county has been struggling to attract businesses to the 1,500-acre site and the...
  • Suburbs squeeze medical pot firms for cash donations

    Suburbs squeeze medical pot firms for cash donations
    Those who want in on Illinois' fledgling medical marijuana industry are wooing local communities to let them operate within their borders — in some cases promising donations to local organizations or a cut of the profits. Monday is the deadline...
  • It's almost time to Feed the Need

    It's almost time to Feed the Need
    There’s nothing like exceeding expectations – by a wide margin. On Halloween day in 2013, a group of community leaders stood in front of Winter Park City Hall, and encouraged the entire community to join them in a campaign that boasted a...
  • Sam Collins Day In Canton Is On Saturday

    Sam Collins Day In Canton Is On Saturday
    CANTON — Residents, community groups and local businesses will celebrate life in Canton at the 20th annual Sam Collins Day, which is on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., organizers have announced. As usual, the event will be at the Canton Springs...
  • Tesla Motors spawns an automotive ecosystem

    FREMONT, Calif. Tesla's decision to build its massive "gigafactory" for battery production in Reno is viewed as a big win for Nevada. But as Tesla races to make an affordable electric car for the masses, the company's California footprint will continue to...
  • Boeing succeeds in early wooing of China airline startups

    About 20 startup Chinese airlines are proving a hot battleground for Boeing and Airbus, which see each of the newcomers as the potential Southwest Airlines or Ryanair of China a rapidly growing carrier solidly aligned with just one manufacturer. In the...
  • Property tax-rate increases can be deceptive

     Property tax-rate increases can be deceptive
    On Sunday, the Orlando Sentinel published a chart of property-tax rates around Central Florida, showing the top five highest percentage increases in tax rates. We win. In another dubious distinction for Lake County, all five of the increases were from...
  • New gift card to promote downtown Allentown businesses

    New gift card to promote downtown Allentown businesses
    Everyone has that person for whom it's nearly impossible to buy gifts. If they like dining out, watching minor league hockey, visiting museums or shopping, Allentown has a solution: the AMP gift card. The AMP card, rolled out Thursday by The Greater...