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  • Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies

    WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...
  • Scent branding catching on with retailers

    Scent branding catching on with retailers
    Between the bouncy music and stacks of colorful jeans, visitors to the Benetton on Michigan Avenue might catch a whiff of a blooming marketing trend. Mounted high in the corner beside the store entrance, a scent diffuser, installed in November,...
  • Taste Of Manchester Readies For 5th Year

    Taste Of Manchester Readies For 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Year
    Alysia Duke, chairwoman of this year's Taste of Manchester, said she has spent the last four events riding buses from restaurant to restaurant. It was the best way that Duke, who is putting the final touches on this year's event, scheduled May 13, could...
  • Cheerios maker gets bowled over

    General Mills, maker of Cheerios and Wheaties, thinks it deserves credit for reversing itself after quietly trying to strip customers of their constitutional right to a day in court. But that's like a homeowner saying he deserves credit for putting...
  • Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago

    Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago
    — The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins. If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
  • Domino Sugars sign goes solar

    Domino Sugars sign goes solar
    Think sunshine — not just sweetness — when you see the Domino Sugars sign lighting up the Inner Harbor at night. Solar panels have been installed on a rooftop at the sugar refinery off Key Highway to illuminate the neon fixture that's long...
  • Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric

    Assembly's tea party firebrand, Tim Donnelly, cools his rhetoric
    SACRAMENTO —Tim Donnelly arrived at the Assembly in late 2010 with big plans. First on his list: a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigration. A plan to dismantle the state's air quality board was close behind. In a Capitol dominated by...
  • Hampton candidates talk about job creation

    Close to 60,500 people work in Hampton, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. City Council candidates want more businesses to locate within the city's confines, although their approach to doing just that appears to vary greatly.  While some candidates...
  • New zoning designed to lift business park

    New zoning designed to lift business park
    Tinley Park officials are considering loosening zoning restrictions in the Duvan Drive Business Park in an attempt to breathe new life into the 40-acre light-industrial development near the village's center. The changes, if approved, would eliminate the...
  • Report: One-Third Of Businesses Hurt By Storm Sandy Were Uninsured

    Among small businesses affected by storm Sandy in 2012 and polled by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, one-third had no insurance and half paid for damages out of personal funds. The New York Fed polled the businesses in New Jersey, New York city,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Complete Automotive Repair Specialists Contributes Gift Of $3,000 To Hartford's Kids

    In a world where big businesses usually dominate philanthropic efforts, it is wonderful to hear the occasional story of the 'little guy's' push in making a difference in their community. Hartford's Camp Courant (HCC) received outstanding news this week,...