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  • Orlando Sentinel blogger will be covering Central Florida business news, people

    Orlando Sentinel blogger will be covering Central Florida business news, people
    Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Paul Brinkmann, and I am your new business blogger here at the Orlando Sentinel. I'll be blogging about everything business in Central Florida, from the people who make the deals to new ventures to local business...
  • BofA reports first quarterly loss since 2011 on lofty legal bill

    (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported an unexpected first-quarter loss on Wednesday after it took a $6 billion charge to cover litigation expenses, a figure that far exceeded the legal settlements the No. 2 U.S. bank has announced recently. Revenue...
  • To prevent data theft, businesses race to adopt new technology

    WASHINGTON Recent high-profile data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have accelerated plans by banks and retailers to implement technologies they say will prevent hackers from stealing consumers' account information. Malware installed in Neiman...
  • Groupon executive leaves after 10 months

    Groupon executive leaves after 10 months
    A divisional vice president at Groupon has left the company after less than a year to hop back into the growing Midwest startup scene. David Kerr was Groupon’s vice president and general manager of the company's home and auto category since last...
  • Japanese Internet firms offer something new: high returns

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Some Japanese Internet companies are getting a boost from foreign investors as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushes for an elusive strength his country's firms are not known for - high returns. Overseas long-term investors were already...
  • Bill seeks to ease California's affordability housing crisis

    Bill seeks to ease California's affordability housing crisis
    Most Californians can't afford their rent. The state's affordability crisis has worsened since the recession, as soaring home prices and rents outpace job and income growth. Meanwhile, government funds to combat the problem have evaporated. Local...
  • Investors support deals spree, happy to see U.S. companies buy growth

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - After years of responding to shareholder calls for stock buybacks and dividends, major American companies are hearing a different demand from investors: buy growth. In a low-growth economy in which earnings gains have trailed a run-...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Abilities Without Boundaries Launches Spring Programming

    Are you dreading spring cleaning? Just can't get motivated to tend to that lawn after the snow has melted? Well, Abilities Without Boundaries (AWB), Cheshire's premiere nonprofit, is here to help! AWB's lawn care program is back for the second year in...
  • The peril of a plastic bag ban

    The peril of a plastic bag ban
    Chicago Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st, makes a compelling argument that the city has a problem with plastic grocery bags. Look in the trees. Look at the street curbs. Bags waft through this city. But look around again. You won't see a Dominick's...
  • More homes, more people, new hope for Winter Springs Town Center

    More homes, more people, new hope for Winter Springs Town Center
    Mike Patel opened his liquor store in the Winter Springs Town Center in late 2001, when construction of the center was just underway and expectations were high. Patel, along with city leaders and other business owners at the time, envisioned the Town...
  • Businesses cited for false burglar alarms

    Upper Macungie Township police said Sunday they have cited three businesses for having four or more false burglar alarms within the past 12 months. The businesses are Wacker Chemical Corp., 6870 Tilghman St.; Tractor Supply Co., 7450 Hamilton Blvd.;...