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  • Minnesota lawmakers OK raising minimum wage to $9.50 an hour

    MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday approved a measure raising the state's minimum wage from one of the lowest in the nation to one of the highest. The measure to bump the hourly wage to $9.50, one of dozens of wage proposals...
  • Southwest: Eggs in Fort Lauderdale basket

    Airlines While Spirit Airlines may be considering expansion into Miami, fellow low-cost carrier Southwest/AirTrain has no plans to fly into Miami International Airport, a Southwest spokesman said. Southwest is investing about $300 million to renovate...
  • Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO

    Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street. In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
  • Homer Glen 'solid as a rock,' mayor says

    Homer Glen 'solid as a rock,' mayor says
    Homer Glen is "exceptionally strong and solid as a rock," Mayor Jim Daley said at a recent state of the village luncheon. Among plans brewing this year are the construction of a corporate headquarters, several new businesses, completion of a park and...
  • With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort

    With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort
    Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has rolled out a roomier seat dubbed the "Giant Seat." It represents the latest way the airline industry has created new seating options for travelers willing to pay more for extra elbow room. In the first row and the...
  • Steve Koonin Leaves Time Warner's Turner For Atlanta Hawks

    Steve Koonin, who as entertainment chief at Time Warner's Turner unit presided over a long run of growth at big cable networks like TNT, TBS, truTV and TCM, as well as a streak of aggressive, sometimes maverick promotional maneuvers, is leaving his post...
  • 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...
  • 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.;...
  • 04/14: Business events

    04/14: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, Community Relations ROI, 8 a.m. April 18; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake...
  • Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers

    Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers
    The continuing push for higher minimum wages across the country has much to recommend it, but the campaign shouldn't keep us from recognizing a truly insidious practice that impoverishes low-wage workers all the more. It's known as wage theft. Wage...