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  • Conservatives compete to run against Wasserman Schultz

    Two fiscal conservatives with prior congressional campaigns are competing in a Republican primary to run against U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz in November, a daunting task in a mostly Democratic district. Joseph Kaufman, backed by conservative...
  • US sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

    WASHINGTON In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin's, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen. U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that...
  • NAACP, labor union claim racial inequality in BWI airport restaurant hiring

    NAACP, labor union claim racial inequality in BWI airport restaurant hiring
    Racial disparities in the restaurant labor force of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are hurting African-American employees and contributing to poverty in Baltimore, according to a study released Monday by the national labor organization Unite Here....
  • What We Learned From Comic-Con: Movies Were an Afterthought

    By Lucas Shaw July 28 (Reuters) - Gale Ann Hurd rose to the pinnacle of Hollywood by producing some of the biggest and brashest films in history, none more so than "The Terminator," directed by her then-husband James Cameron. Yet when thinking about...
  • San Diego council approves minimum wage hike to $11.50 an hour by 2017

    San Diego council approves minimum wage hike to $11.50 an hour by 2017
    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The San Diego City Council gave formal approval on Monday to an ordinance that would incrementally raise the minimum wage in California's second-largest city to $11.50 an hour by January 2017, mostly for workers in the restaurant and...
  • 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...