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  • Slow house price gains to crimp start-ups: James Saft

    (Reuters) - Rising tensions between Russia and the West are doing what central bankers can't or won't: scare investors. Global stock markets fell for a third straight session on Monday, driven in substantial part by rising tensions after the downing of a...
  • Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

    Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com
    Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course in a decidedly more low-tech device. "Want to try?" he said, handing a ukulele to a reporter whose musical...
  • Medical marijuana delivery services are on a roll

    Medical marijuana delivery services are on a roll
    Brian Reichle couldn't have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster. Needing to replenish his stash of pot one recent afternoon, the Burbank resident dialed Speed Weed. Within the hour, a driver arrived with a white paper bag carrying a gram of cannabis,...
  • Outdoor dining encouraged through city grants

     Outdoor dining encouraged through city grants
    Des Plaines officials have set aside $100,000 and awarded nearly $40,000 to restaurants interested in creating or improving outdoor dining spaces. The City Council approved changes at a recent meeting to an assistance program that were recommended by...
  • 5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House

    5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House
    Five Republicans, all first-time office-seekers, are vying to succeed Bryan Nelson in Florida House District 31. The five include the son of a former state legislator; the former president of the Lake County teachers union; an Apopka businesswoman; a...
  • West Hartford's Park Road Parade Seeking Participants

    West Hartford's Park Road Parade Seeking Participants
    WEST HARTFORD — The annual Park Road Parade is looking for businesses and organizations who want to march in the event. The parade is scheduled for October 18 at 10:30 a.m. "The Park Road Parade is zany, unique, and most of all, a celebration of...
  • Business lessons via road trip

      Three business school professors go into a shoe store in Maine on a whim. They come out with an idea. Inside, the trio of economists were so bugged by a salesman's persistence that they were driven to ask what the heck was happening. Soon all...
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    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. One sign that Evan Neal isn't your typical 16-year-old: He contributes several hundred dollars toward the monthly electric bill at his dad's house to cover the cost of running his energy-hungry computer equipment. It's all part of the...
  • To keep 'Hollywood' in Hollywood, tax incentives are key

     To keep 'Hollywood' in Hollywood, tax incentives are key
    Sacramento raced this month to approve a $420-million tax break for one company — Lockheed Martin. In almost the same breath, the governor and legislative leaders pledged to give a similar credit to its aerospace rival Northrop Grumman. Their...
  • Law a lifesaver for allergy emergencies: My Word

    Within the past decade, the incidence of food allergies has skyrocketed. Food allergy cases have gone up 18 percent from 1997-2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control. With this increase in food allergy cases, there is an increase in the need...
  • Common Core's marketing failure

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Thursday, July 10: It wasn't supposed to happen like this. The cream of America's policy and education establishment came together with unprecedented swiftness to unify around the Common...