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  • Businesses help Carver Middle restore the floor

    Last month Carver Middle School was the hub for a fundraising basketball tournament that netted $1,000 for its student activity fund. Now the benefits are going further. Local businesses have volunteered to update the gym floor's look. Face It...
  • More Americans see influence of religion waning: poll

    More Americans see influence of religion waning: poll
    (Reuters) - Nearly three-quarters of the public think religion is losing influence in American life and a growing number want religion to play more of a role in politics, according to a poll released on Monday. The share of Americans who say churches and...
  • Trainer gives tips for negotiating solutions

    Trainer gives tips for negotiating solutions
    Sooner or later in the business world, difficult personalities will surface and put a damper on office morale. Learning positive communication skills helps everyone, whether dealing with co-workers, bosses or clients. At a recent Greater Delray Beach...
  • FAU to open new start-up business center Friday

    FAU to open new start-up business center Friday
    Tech Runway, billed as a new model for entrepreneurship in South Florida, will open Friday with five tenants at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The first tenants are a company that simplifies shopping and shipping outside the country, a...
  • Shop closures leave future of Irvine's aging Woodbridge Village Center in doubt

    Shop closures leave future of Irvine's aging Woodbridge Village Center in doubt
    Children scamper across the once-vibrantly painted tiles in the small playground in the middle of the Woodbridge Village Center in Irvine. The hand-painted tiles, some portraying pictures of butterflies and gardens, were the creation of Irvine's...
  • L.A. small-business owners weigh both sides of a wage hike

    L.A. small-business owners weigh both sides of a wage hike
    Some weeks, Gaston Letelier forgoes his own pay so he can afford to keep running his Meltdown Comics & Collectibles store in Hollywood. Before the economy crashed, he paid for his employees' health insurance. But the downturn forced customers to save...
  • Instead of prohibiting bad reviews, firms should improve service

    Instead of prohibiting bad reviews, firms should improve service
    Nobody likes to be criticized — especially online, where negative opinions can proliferate like cockroaches. Some companies are trying to head off bad comments and reviews. They're placing provisions in their contracts that impose hefty...
  • Treasury takes steps to discourage offshore tax-shifting inversions

    Treasury takes steps to discourage offshore tax-shifting inversions
    The Obama administration on Monday announced long-awaited executive actions to try to discourage companies from reincorporating abroad to reduce their U.S. taxes. The steps -- technical revisions to the tax code -- will "meaningfully reduce the economic...
  • Bars, businesses come together for Etoile Boutique

    Bars, businesses come together for Etoile Boutique
    It's hard to get downbeat about my job, but I'll be honest: Last month was not doing wonders for my faith in humanity. First, a tragic shooting at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando, then a vicious assault and robbery at Etoile Boutique, the funky and friendly...
  • Developer submits new plans for 30-story tower project

    Developer submits new plans for 30-story tower project
    Four luxury condo buildings would soar with their steel and glass spires, redefining the city's downtown skyline. The shortest building would be 23 stories. And the tallest, at 30 stories, would rise above every other building in the city. The...
  • U.S. moves to curb tax bill reducing inversions

     U.S. moves to curb tax bill reducing inversions
    With Congress unable to agree on legislation to stem a surge of offshore corporate moves, the Obama administration took executive action Monday to discourage companies from shifting their headquarters abroad to reduce their U.S. tax bills. The steps...