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  • DreamWorks-SoftBank talks may augur Hollywood dealmaking wave

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's talks about taking on a Japanese owner highlight the challenges facing Hollywood's smaller studios in remaining independent and could prompt a string of other deals. Over the weekend, a source...
  • PPL residential customers to see price hike in October

    PPL residential customers to see price hike in October
    PPL Utilities residential customers who don't get their power through a competitive energy supplier will see a price hike in October as a result of a change in the way transmission charges are allocated. The company announced its "price-to-compare"...
  • UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]

    UMUC is doing the right thing [Letter]
    Much has been written recently about the path forward for University of Maryland University College ("UMUC should focus on education, not business," Sept. 18). Like many Marylanders, I have a vested interest in UMUC. My father attended the university...
  • Velocity incubator shows off startup capabilities in Allentown

    Velocity incubator shows off startup capabilities in Allentown
    Big companies such as Lehigh Gas Partners, Air Products and National Penn Bancshares have been the drivers of downtown Allentown's resurgence. City Center Investment Corp. hopes small companies like The Social Station can be a big part of it, too....
  • Sen. Thompson's challenger DeAguilera calls for change

    Sen. Thompson's challenger DeAguilera calls for change
    Edward DeAguilera knows he's fighting an uphill battle to become the state senator in Florida's 12th district. Republican DeAguilera, 40, a political newcomer, is challenging incumbent Democrat Geraldine Thompson, 65, in a district where the number of...
  • Business Group Should Fight CL&P Rate Hike Instead

    In a recent article, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association said it supported CL&P's rate increase request [Sept. 27, Business, "Group Backs CL&P's Request"]. Who does CBIA represent? Not the small businesses who pay a membership fee to...
  • Perez draws attention for attorney general

    Perez draws attention for attorney general
    — Marylander Thomas E. Perez, who has served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for a little more than a year, is now being eyed for an even more prominent position in President Barack Obama's second-term Cabinet: successor to Attorney...
  • Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward

     Revamp of Loop traffic, bus-only route and bike lanes moving forward
    The Emanuel administration will announce Monday that it is seeking bids to construct three long-planned transit projects aimed at providing faster and more reliable service for hundreds of thousands of daily commuters and city visitors who ride CTA...
  • Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy

    Defense spending still driving Hampton Roads economy
    The Defense Department publishes a list of contract awards on weekdays, and leading Monday's list was $99 million in work for a small business in Williamsburg. The same list included $19.8 million for a company in Chesapeake. The next day's list rang up...
  • Cisco sets $1 billion investment for global cloud computing network

    Cisco sets $1 billion investment for global cloud computing network
    Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners. The network, called Intercloud,...
  • Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson

    Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson
    A new barber shop moved to Poquoson this month and brings with it old traditions such as neck shaves and ear shaves with straight razors. Hair salons don't use straight razors and hardly any barber shops use them anymore, said owner Barbara Dinsmore....