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  • Bars showing Pacquiao-Bradley fight must pay big — or else

    Saturday night is fight night, with the highly anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley set to be broadcast on big screens across the nation. As thousands of fans traipse into bars and restaurants to catch the big fight, a small...
  • When the chickens came home to roost

     When the chickens came home to roost
    The chickens are out of feed. Before they can make a dash through the coop's open door, I hoist the round metal feeder from its hook and squat-walk backward until I can stand straight again. I turn my back on the flock, fill the feeder and crouch back...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 12

    My wife and I have noticed a trend when riding public transportation in Chicago. We are in our twilight years and have logged many miles on the Chicago-area mass transit systems. When riding the "L," we are almost always offered a seat when none is...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    SATURDAYAPRIL 12 SCORE BUCKS COUNTY will host "Starting and Managing Your Own Small Business," 8:30 a.m. to noon at First Savings Bank, 219 S. Ninth St., Perkasie, for aspiring business owners. Registration: 215-943-8850, scorebuckscounty.org....
  • Connecticut's Neighbors Courting Employers

    Neighboring states are actively working to improve their business climates, which adds to the importance of our legislators making critical decisions to signal Connecticut's competitiveness before the current session of the General Assembly ends. New...
  • CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments

    CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments
    The vast majority of people who bought health insurance through the state's new online marketplace chose plans offered by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the state's dominant insurer. Even more called the carrier and enrolled directly, according to data...
  • A Springtime Truism: Campaign cash floods the Florida Capitol

    A Springtime Truism: Campaign cash floods the Florida Capitol
    TALLAHASSEE — Orlando City Soccer struck out in the Florida Legislature last year when the team wanted a $30 million tax break to subsidize the construction of a new soccer stadium in downtown Orlando. The soccer club planning to soon join Major...
  • Miramar starting apprenticeship program for ages 18-24

    Miramar Vice Mayor Alexandra P. Davis is hoping to change the course of some young at-risk residents through a program that provides them with job training opportunities. The Youth Empowerment and Apprenticeship Renaissance program will provide career...
  • White House, spy agencies deny NSA exploited 'Heartbleed' bug

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House and U.S. intelligence agencies said on Friday neither the National Security Agency nor any other part of the government were aware before this month of the "Heartbleed" bug, denying a report that the spy agency...
  • Whisky makers fear loss of global network under Scottish independence

    Whisky makers fear loss of global network under Scottish independence
    Scotland's lucrative whisky industry flagged its concerns over Scottish independence for the first time on Friday, saying its access to a global network for promotion and sales was vital after reporting flat exports last year. Figures released by the...
  • Wells ignited first-quarter brokerage profit with managed account sales

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Strong sales of fee-based managed investment accounts by Wells Fargo & Co. brokers fueled a 41 percent jump in net income in the bank's "Wealth, Brokerage and Retirement" unit during the first quarter. The fourth-largest U.S. bank...