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  • Cooper City to join recycling incentive program

    Cooper City residents will soon be rewarded for taking care of the planet after city commissioners unanimously approved implementing a recycling points program. It will join at least three other Broward County cities that offer RecycleBank, an online...
  • Could a bill to help franchisees raise fast-food wages?

    Could a bill to help franchisees raise fast-food wages?
    The Times' editorial board urged Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday to veto a bill (SB 610) that would give franchise operators more protection in contract disputes with their chains. Hours later, the editorial board of the New York Times called on Brown to...
  • After the riots, Ferguson businesses long for normal

    After the riots, Ferguson businesses long for normal
    When Ferguson business owner Chantelle Nickson-Clark spoke at a St. Louis County council meeting this week her voice shook with anger. The Swiish Bar and Grill that she owns in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson was forced to shut for 17 days after the...
  • Big U.S. banks seek new clarity on risks of marijuana-linked accounts

    ST. LOUIS (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - Major banks are getting increasingly wary of some transactions with smaller banks that have begun to allow marijuana businesses to open accounts. Officials at the bigger institutions say they fear being in breach of...
  • U.S. startups get OK for smartphone-based heart tracking

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - For a growing U.S. aging population, tracking heart health via a smartphone can mean the difference between life and death. This week, two Silicon Valley startups received a green-light from the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Notes and notables

    Investing in the future Dreams are indeed achievable, but more often than not, the quest requires funding. That's why it was so gratifying to see Ferguson Enterprises pledge $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through the year 2024. An...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • Brian Rider: Post 9-11 terrorism insurance law necessary for U.S. economy

    America has exceptional military and intelligence capabilities. However, growing political upheaval, particularly in the Middle East, reminds us of our vulnerability to terrorism and prompts questions about our nation's readiness to absorb an attack....
  • Ann McFeatters: Export-Import Bank fight not exactly a battle royal

    WASHINGTON The excitement is building. Only a few more weeks until the long-awaited mid-term elections, which Republicans hope will mean they take over the Senate and smite President Barack Obama even harder. And, so, we wonder, what is impassioning...
  • Letter: Some reasons to repeal Obamacare

    Obamacare's purpose was to expand healthcare to those who did not have it. The process included Democratic advocacy groups signing people up for coverage. It affected businesses that could not afford the insurance. People had their policies canceled. We...
  • Official: Newington Will Take Time To Amend Zoning Rules

    NEWINGTON — Zoning commission Chairwoman Cathleen Hall has rejected calls from a commission member and business owners to immediately begin fixing regulations that were partially struck down by a judge earlier this year. Hall suggested Wednesday...