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  • City Center could lead foreign investment push

    City Center could lead foreign investment push
    Stuffed away in two, black 2-inch binders, Kathy Owens thumbs through hundreds of papers, each chapter pegged with a colorful tab. "This is a lot of work," Owens said while shuffling through the contents of one binder in her Virginia Beach office. "This...
  • Newport News businessman receives SBA honor

    Newport News businessman receives SBA honor
    The U.S. Small Business Administration Richmond District Office recognized Devon Henry, the President and CEO of Team Henry Enterprises LLC as the Small Business Person of the Year, according to a recent news release. The SBA Richmond Office held...
  • U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule

    U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule
    Juggling the rising cost of textbooks, tuition, food and rent is a little more manageable now for rising University of Maryland, Baltimore County senior Keyerra Jeter, thanks to a June 1 raise in starting pay to $9 per hour for Gap Inc.'s 65,000...
  • Fresh Pride closure leaves Southeast Community with little access to fresh food

    Fresh Pride closure leaves Southeast Community with little access to fresh food
    Residents of the Southeast Community in Newport News wonder when or if they'll get a new grocery store to replace the Fresh Pride that closed with little warning late last month. The store that now sits boarded up at 2309 Jefferson Ave. was the only...
  • Chrin interchange on Route 33 on track for November completion

    Chrin interchange on Route 33 on track for November completion
    Right now, it's just mounds of dirt, construction trucks and rows of cornfields. But soon, a stretch of farmland in Palmer Township will be transformed into a commercial corridor with monster warehouses, office space and hubs of restaurants, hotels and...
  • iPhone app offers new social networking experience

    iPhone app offers new social networking experience
    Micah Davis said he hates it when he meets someone who is tremendously talented but goes unrecognized. Rather than complain, he decided to solve the problem millennial style. Davis created an app called Network. Network is a free application that...
  • Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency

    Startup sees business in bitcoin, seeking to promote local uptake of digital currency
    First came the switch off of the gold standard. Then checkbooks and credit cards started the shift away from cash — but to bitcoin advocates, not far enough. As the anonymous digital currency gains favor with retailers such as Overstock.com and is...
  • Lee Butz: Increased funding for preschool education a wise investment

    Young children are innately curious. They ask questions about how things work, and they explore the natural world around them. These days, we use the acronym STEM to describe the science, technology, engineering and mathematics driving our economy, but...
  • Women business owners level-up the message

    Women business owners level-up the message
    Who: Joyce Hunter, of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, president/owner of The Florida Printing Group Inc., was inducted as president of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Fort Lauderdale chapter, May 5. Hunter's wholesale printing firm translates...
  • As private security grows in Florida, so do gun incidents involving guards

    As private security grows in Florida, so do gun incidents involving guards
    More than 100,000 private-security guards patrol Florida's neighborhoods and businesses — more than twice the number of law-enforcement officers statewide. As the private-security industry continues to grow in the Sunshine State, so do the...
  • In Maryland, smoking could cost you job

    In Maryland, smoking could cost you job
    Anyone who wants a job next year at Anne Arundel Medical Center — whether as a surgeon or security guard — will have to prove they don't smoke or use tobacco. The Annapolis hospital's new hiring policy might be controversial, but it is...