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  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • Napa businesses rebound after August quake

    I took a quick stroll around downtown Napa, not sure what to expect. A 6.0-magnitude earthquake had rocked the area Aug. 24, two weeks before my initial visit, but I had heard the damage wasn't as bad as first reported. When I stopped by the Visit...
  • Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others

    Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others
    What makes a city work? And are there innovations that can make a city work better? We went looking for good ideas that are being tested in cities around the world, asking urban leaders who will be attending the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week...
  • 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...
  • Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request

    Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request
    The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the state's largest business organization with more than 10,000 member companies, has long lamented high energy costs as an undue burden on businesses and one main reason why economic growth has generally...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland cuts revenue expectations by $405 million

    Maryland cuts revenue expectations by $405 million
    Maryland is now facing a $405 million revenue shortfall over this year and next, largely the result of sluggish job growth, stagnant incomes and a weak housing market, state officials reported Wednesday. Five years after the official end of the...
  • 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...