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  • Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses

    Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses
    The Highwood Chamber of Commerce is putting a new spin on its repertoire of events. Instead of an additional festival or fair, Celebrate Highwood will introduce "Girls Night Out!," a potential series of get-togethers that currently has one firm date...
  • Port of Virginia official talks small business growth in Newport News

    Port of Virginia official talks small business growth in Newport News
    Growth at the Port of Virginia abounds, but some challenges remain. That was the message Russell J. Held, Port of Virginia senior vice president of business development, told attendees Thursday during a luncheon sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank at the...
  • 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...
  • Businesses in downtown Stafford increase offerings, work to improve safey

    A new business has been added to the eclectic mix of shops in downtown Stafford. Sabor 44 Olive Oil Tap Room and Gallery 44 brings a new niche business to an already unique blend of offerings ranging from antiques, vintage clothing and collectibles from...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why the economy is still failing most Americans

    I was in Seattle recently to congratulate union and community organizers who helped that city enact the first $15-per-hour minimum wage in the country. Other cities and states should follow Seattle's example. Contrary to the dire predictions of...
  • Commentary: Questions that should have been asked at the forums

    In our first two City Council debates we've had plenty of great questions (and a few head-scratchers), but there are four important questions that remain unasked, including: Serious crimes in Costa Mesa were down more than 13% in 2013 and down another 2%...
  • EBay to spin off PayPal in 2015

    EBay to spin off PayPal in 2015
    EBay plans to spin off its PayPal unit next year, bowing to activist investor Carl Icahn's argument that the move would free the fast-growing payments business to compete more fiercely in the competitive mobile payments market. The move, announced on...
  • Venezuela's Maduro accuses airlines of waging 'economic war'

    Venezuela's Maduro accuses airlines of waging 'economic war'
    Venezuela’s currency, the bolivar, hit a new low on black market exchanges Tuesday, and President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at international air carriers for waging “economic war” in trying to collect the $3.5 billion the...
  • How New River got its name

    How New River got its name
    For centuries, the New River, not the beach, defined the region that would become Fort Lauderdale. Glades culture Indians, who occupied South Florida for about 2,000 years, made camps along the waterway. The first white settlers built their houses and...
  • Businesses look forward to Red Line [Letter]

    Businesses look forward to Red Line [Letter]
    As a new business, "MiY Home" and "Sleep Lab Z," we are very excited for the Red Line coming two blocks from our store ("MTA announces series of 'open houses' on Red Line," Sept. 16). We purchased two connected abandoned buildings in the back of Fells...