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  • Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail...
  • Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place

    Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place
    Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow. The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
  • Steinberg: L.A. NFL franchise is long overdue

    Back in 1994, I was co-chairman of the "Save the Rams" committee comprised of 150 local businessmen and political figures fighting to keep the franchise from moving to St. Louis. We succeeded in securing an initial NFL vote at the league meeting to block...
  • Outside Opinion: Export-Import Bank does Illinois no good

    Conservatives in Congress are pressing to end the Export-Import Bank, an agency that provides loans, loan guarantees and credit insurance to help U.S. companies export goods overseas. The bank's authorization will expire at the end of September unless...
  • Government issues new revision on birth control insurance mandate

    The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday aimed at winding down its years-long fight with religious groups over the requirement in its landmark healthcare law that companies provide insurance that covers contraceptives. The new rule will allow...
  • More than 1,000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

    The Secret Service estimates more than 1,000 businesses have been affected by the same kind of cyberattack that scraped Target's cash register system for consumer credit card information, the Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Friday...
  • Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner

    Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner
    All too aware of the unrest that has unfolded in Ferguson, Mo., over the last two weeks, Staten Island business owners and residents are bracing for a march Saturday that some fear could turn unruly. The march, organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s...
  • Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. is sold for $130 million

    Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. is sold for $130 million
    A huge, run-down former department store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles has been acquired for about $130 million by New York investors who intend to bring the old May Co. flagship back to prominence as a shopping and office complex. Many old...
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
  • Food cart activist questions city's downtown food stand move

    Food cart activist questions city's downtown food stand move
    When the city announced this week that a nonprofit organization had been granted permission to sell Asian kale salad and other "healthy, local food" out of repurposed newsstands downtown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel heralded the agreement as evidence of his...
  • Venture Pitch latest lineup includes 2 Orlando startups

    Venture Pitch latest lineup includes 2 Orlando startups
    Two Orlando startup companies, Qoupons and Admetsys, will present at the upcoming 3Q Venture Pitch event Tuesday night at The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive. Venture Pitch is a private, ticketed event organized by businessman Dennis Pape that holds...