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  • Wooden Criticizes Coleman For Newsletter Mailing

    HARTFORD — City Council President Shawn Wooden charged Wednesday that state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-2nd District, improperly used a taxpayer-funded newsletter for political purposes. Wooden is challenging Coleman in an Aug. 12 primary. The 2nd...
  • Gov. McAuliffe: Nearly 600 jobs coming to Fort Monroe

    Gov. McAuliffe: Nearly 600 jobs coming to Fort Monroe
    Liberty-Source PBC, a provider of third-party business support services, plans to invest $1.56 million to bring operations and 596 jobs to Fort Monroe, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday. Hampton officials say it's a new company. Liberty-Source'...
  • Commentary: Motels should clean up their acts or leave town

    Costa Mesa is paying the price of poorly run businesses that have become crime centers. The so-called problem motels hurt their neighbors, both business and residential, and are costly to all of the city's residents. They decrease property values, raise...
  • Style's Salaam Coleman Smith Joins ABC Family

    Style Media alum Salaam Coleman Smith has joined ABC Family as EVP of strategy and programming, president Tom Ascheim announced Tuesday at ABC Family's TCA panel. In her new role, Coleman Smith will oversee strategy, new business development, program...
  • Romeoville revises policy for defibrillators at businesses

    Romeoville revises policy for defibrillators at businesses
    Romeoville businesses and facilities that employ or serve more than 50 people at a given time must possess an automated external defibrillator (AED) machine on the premises. In 2008, the village board passed an ordinance requiring some facilities to...
  • Why Net Neutrality Doesn't Really Matter to Wall Street

    Net neutrality -- the idea that broadband operators should be barred from discriminating against content carried over their pipes -- is a cause célèbre among the Internet masses. The Federal Communications Commission received more than 677,000 comments...
  • Higher stock underwriting revenue boosts Goldman profit

    Higher stock underwriting revenue boosts Goldman profit
    (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc GS.N posted a 5 percent rise in quarterly profit, spurred by higher revenue from stock underwriting and a smaller decline in fixed-income trading than many on Wall Street had predicted. The bank's stock was up 0.7...
  • San Diego council votes to increase minimum wage to $11.50 by 2017

    San Diego council votes to increase minimum wage to $11.50 by 2017
    On a strict party-line vote, the San Diego City Council has voted to raise the local minimum wage -- possibly setting up another fight with the business establishment. The six Democrats on the council voted in favor, the three Republicans against. The...
  • JPMorgan profit declines 8 percent as fixed-income trading slides

    JPMorgan profit declines 8 percent as fixed-income trading slides
    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM.N, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said on Tuesday that second-quarter profit fell 8 percent after customer stock and bond trading volume dropped and mortgage lending fees plunged. The results were not as bad as...
  • Long Island rail strike may cost economy $50 million/day: N.Y. comptroller

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A strike by workers at New York's Long Island Rail Road could cost $50 million a day in lost economic activity, a blow for a region still overcoming the effects of the recession and Superstorm Sandy, the state's top financial watchdog...
  • Former Warren mill gets new owner

    When Warren of Stafford, the historic textile mill that operated for 160 years under various ownerships, ended production last December, many thought it was the end of an era. For the past 26 years, the mills had been turning out high-end luxury...