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  • Dorm décor now a big-bucks business

    Not so long ago, decorating a dorm room meant roughing it. Slap together a bookcase out of cinder blocks and plywood, tape a couple of posters to the wall, throw down an area rug and call it a day. In need of an extra amenity? Try a beanbag chair. These...
  • A fairer (small) business environment [Commentary]

    A fairer (small) business environment  [Commentary]
    Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not. But one promising possibility is the prioritization of American small businesses over powerful, multinational corporate dominance. The events of...
  • Hope Alexander, executive director of new business development, Walbridge

    Hope Alexander, executive director of new business development, Walbridge
    Hope Alexander has joined construction firm Walbridge as executive director of new business development. She will focus on expanding the firm’s presence in Chicago. Alexander has worked in the Chicago architecture/engineering/construction industry...
  • RBS 'wilfully obtuse' in turnaround unit evidence: UK lawmaker

    LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland was "wilfully obtuse" when giving evidence to lawmakers examining whether its corporate turnaround division had been used to make money out of small businesses, the chairman of a British parliamentary committee...
  • Speak Out: Muddying the laws

    In response to "TRUTH ABOUT HOBBY LOBBY," The Supreme Court's ruling was not a great decision for "religious freedom for all." It favors one religious group over others, so there's no cause to rejoice, especially given our exceptional history to worship...
  • FPL works on better technology in Sunrise

    New technology designed to cut down on the number of people without power when an electrical breaker, power line, or pole goes down is making its way into Sunrise. Florida Power & Light Company has been working this year in the city to strengthen its...
  • Why won't a grocer set up shop in South Shore?

    Why won't a grocer set up shop in South Shore?
    I never thought I would have to fight for a grocery store in my ward. When I was first elected alderman of the 5th Ward in 1999, I naively thought retailers would flock to this South Side community after taking note of all of its selling points —...
  • McAuliffe shifts state contracting strategy

    McAuliffe shifts state contracting strategy
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a major new push Tuesday to get the state doing business with small firms and companies with minority or female ownership. He signed an executive order that calls for 42 percent of the spending in various executive...
  • Seminole's challenge: Turn 'blighted area' on Oxford Road into vibrant community

    Seminole's challenge: Turn 'blighted area' on Oxford Road into vibrant community
    Oxford Road in Fern Park is not one of Seminole County's prettiest streets. The sidewalks are cracked and broken. The landscaping is either bare or filled with weeds. And empty parking lots are littered with liquor bottles, beer cans and other rubbish....
  • Employers hiring, reinvesting in real estate

    More than 60 percent of business leaders plan to hire full-time workers in the next six to 12 months, according to a report this week by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce's Council of Economic Advisors. "The optimism is still very high,"...
  • South Bethlehem

     
    One of my columns last week included an email from a former south Bethlehem resident who felt I disparaged his neighborhood and his neighbors in a column this spring. The column he was unhappy about was inspired by my enthusiasm......