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  • Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach

    Five candidates vying for two commission seats in Dania Beach
    UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.  Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats. The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
  • Vassar Street traffic signal -- too slow? Should it go?

    Vassar Street traffic signal -- too slow? Should it go?
    What is it about that traffic signal at Vassar Street? Anyone who has driven to the intersection of Smith Street and Edgewater Drive, stopped at the signal there, and then turned right onto Edgewater .... is likely to have immediately hit a backup of...
  • Taxes, fees: the worldwide battle between utilities and solar

    MADRID/SYDNEY (Reuters) - (This version of the Sept. 28 story has been repeated with no changes in text) A year after Spain, the sunniest country in Europe, issued notice of a law forcing solar energy-equipped homes and offices to pay a punitive tax,...
  • Business Group Should Fight CL&P Rate Hike Instead

    In a recent article, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association said it supported CL&P's rate increase request [Sept. 27, Business, "Group Backs CL&P's Request"]. Who does CBIA represent? Not the small businesses who pay a membership fee to...
  • Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds

    Small businesses in SoCal increasingly optimistic, survey finds
    Businesses in Southern California are increasingly optimistic, with most expecting better revenue this year and even higher sales in 2015, according to a new report. The vast majority expect to maintain or boost their investments in leases, contracts...
  • Store features new women's clothing line

    Store features new women's clothing line
    Wear in Good Health, which opened in Highland Park in March, is a new luxury apparel brand. It is also the name of the store owned by Grace Steer, 45, of Glenview. "The line embodies true luxury, comfort and style for every woman from size extra small...
  • Women lag in venture capital even as they make strides as entrepreneurs

    Women lag in venture capital even as they make strides as entrepreneurs
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Women venture-capital partners are becoming scarcer even as more women entrepreneurs are winning venture cash, according to a report from Babson College. The report, "Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gap in Venture...
  • RBS to invest $1.6 billion on services to corporate clients

    LONDON (Reuters) - State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland said on Monday it would invest more than 1 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) to improve services for its commercial and corporate customers. The bank is keen to improve its image among small business...
  • Public shouldn't tolerate military-style police force

     Public shouldn't tolerate military-style police force
    The recent ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit of Appeals that the Orange County Sheriff's Office violated the civil rights of Floridians with its paramilitary style raids of small businesses sends a much-needed message that cops are not above the law.  The...
  • UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]

    UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]
    Much has been written recently about the path forward for University of Maryland University College ("UMUC should focus on education, not business," Sept. 18). Like many Marylanders, I have a vested interest in UMUC. My father attended the university...
  • Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy

    Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy
    The Defense Department publishes a list of contract awards on weekdays, and leading Monday's list was $99 million in work for a small business in Williamsburg. The same list included $19.8 million for a company in Chesapeake. The next day's list rang up...