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  • Almost no one wants the Obamacare employer mandate now: Here's why

    Almost no one wants the Obamacare employer mandate now: Here's why
    When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, its requirement that large employers provide health coverage or pay a penalty seemed to many supporters a key pillar of the effort to guarantee health coverage to Americans. Four years later and after...
  • 14 L.A. businesses punished for selling tobacco to minors

    14 L.A. businesses punished for selling tobacco to minors
    More than a dozen Los Angeles-area businesses were suspended Tuesday from selling tobacco products for a month after investigators found they had sold to minors, the city attorney’s office announced. “Selling cigarettes to our kids is not...
  • Senators from Colorado, Washington want federal pot laws applied fairly

    DENVER (Reuters) - U.S. senators from Colorado and Washington, seeking clarity on federal rules that may affect legal marijuana businesses in their states, are urging the Obama administration to ensure federal agencies take a consistent approach to...
  • Crist pledges to make first day as governor an active one

    If elected, my first day as governor will be a day of action when we take Florida out of the shadows, restore good government, ensure that every Floridian has a fair shot at success, and start building an economy on the foundation of our own homegrown...
  • U.S. EPA kicks off hearings on power plant emissions rules

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency launched public hearings on Tuesday on its proposal to slash carbon emissions from the country's power plants, and interested groups ranging from coal miners to senators made their views known....
  • Bank manager leaves sugar-filled envelope at branch, reports it as suspicious package, agents say

    Bank manager leaves sugar-filled envelope at branch, reports it as suspicious package, agents say
    A SunTrust bank manager has been charged by the FBI with leaving a mysterious envelope outside the branch she supervises in Wellington. Katie Kim-Sue Smith, 37, then called in a report about a suspicious package, according to federal court documents....
  • Orland garden center closes

    Orland garden center closes
    Every Bloomin' Thing was opened by Bob and Linda Buikema as a Christmas tree lot with 400 evergreens in November 1985 and quickly became a popular garden center at 7648 W. 159th St. in Orland Park. The center, which also added a gift store over the...
  • Mercantile Capital co-founder steps down to pursue new business

    Mercantile Capital co-founder steps down to pursue new business
    Small-business lending executive Christopher Hurn said Monday he is preparing to announce a new business venture after stepping down as chief executive officer of Orlando-based Mercantile Capital Corp., the company he co-founded a dozen years ago, Hurn,...
  • Area residents receive degrees

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, Albany, N.Y., held graduation ceremonies May 16. Area graduates are: Carly Krall, Perkasie, J.D. ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, held graduation ceremonies May 25. Area graduates are: Allison Amershek, Mahanoy City, bachelor of science...
  • Donors step up to support Games

    According to Cindy Bergman, associate executive director of the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, planning to present such a large-scale event as the JCC Maccabi Games — which take place in Boca Raton from Aug. 10-15 — took...
  • Smith & Wesson To Pay $2M To Settle Charges Of Illegal, Overseas Firearms Sales

    The holding company for Springfield-based gun maker Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle charges that employees made improper payments to foreign officials to win contracts, a federal agency said Monday. The settlement stems...