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  • Cressman Bronson: Celebrating growth of the U.S. Hispanic market

    In recognition of U.S. Hispanics' influence on the country's social and economic future, PNC is honoring Hispanic Heritage Month with more than 25 sponsored community and employee events in 16 cities — including several here in Florida. These events...
  • Why mandating higher minimum wage isn't best way to address poverty

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, among other city and state officials across the country, have recently proposed raising the minimum wage well beyond the current state-mandated levels of $9 an hour in California and $8.25 in...
  • Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money

    Rennie: CT Innovations Has Run Out of Money
    The Hartford Courant's Kevin Rennie is reporting that a state agency that helps businesses has run out of money for new applicants. In his "Daily Ructions'' blog, Rennie, a lawyer and a former Republican state senator and representative, reported...
  • Should L.A. schools be run like businesses? Here's what new UTLA chief Alex Caputo-Pearl says

     Should L.A. schools be run like businesses? Here's what new UTLA chief Alex Caputo-Pearl says
    It's a funny world, and a small one. Alex Caputo-Pearl, the new head of United Teachers Los Angeles, went to school in the same Maryland school district where John Deasy, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, was once superintendent....
  • Governor disposes of mandating diaper changing stations in men's rooms

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday issued identical vetoes to twin bills that would have required many businesses to provide diaper changing stations in men’s restrooms. “This may be a good business practice, but not one that I am inclined to...
  • Erin Gillespie: Consumers complain most about Do Not Call list

    Erin Gillespie: Consumers complain most about Do Not Call list
    Erin Gillespie is the press secretary for the state's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The department's wide reach includes supporting and promoting the state's agriculture, inspecting gasoline tanks and safeguarding consumers. She spoke...
  • 09/22: Business events

    09/22: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • Real estate notebook: Bucs' Glazer takes loss on Palm Beach home sale

    Real estate notebook: Bucs' Glazer takes loss on Palm Beach home sale
    Joel Glazer, co-owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, sold his Palm Beach home for $7.5 million — $1.8 million less than he paid in 2007, property records show. Glazer and his wife, Angela, unloaded the property at 535 S. County Road to an entity...
  • City looks into preserving historic signs

    City looks into preserving historic signs
    When Umami Burger moved into the building on the corner of Riverside Drive and Rose Street in Burbank, it kept a few traces of Papoo's Hot Dog Show, a restaurant that had been there for 62 years before closing in 2011. The most obvious trace is the...
  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'

    Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'
    Online-education company Udacity said Wednesday it had raised $35 million and was offering its first "nanodegree" course, which aims to teach a skill but at a fraction of the cost of a college degree. The credential aims to provide a way for students...