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  • Falling corn prices threaten Midwest ag economy

    The prospect of a bin-busting crop has driven corn prices to their lowest levels in four years and raised fears of a prolonged slump for crop farmers in Minnesota and elsewhere. After three years of profits, analysts are calling 2014 a break-even year,...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • Jon Ippel: Making Orlando green is economic opportunity

    Jon Ippel: Making Orlando green is economic opportunity
    Jon Ippel, 35, is Orlando's sustainability director and heads up Mayor Buddy Dyer's plan to remake the city as "the most sustainable community in the southeastern United States." The plan is at greenworksorlando.com. Ippel recently helped conduct the...
  • Airbus to sell off business units in defense and space review

    Airbus to sell off business units in defense and space review
    BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Group has unveiled plans to sell half a dozen businesses with combined annual revenues of around 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion), simplifying its Defense and Space division to focus on warplanes, missiles, launchers and...
  • 09/15: Business events

    09/15: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. Sept. 19; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake County: Networking Breakfast,...
  • California bouncing back after a slow start to 2014, report says

    California bouncing back after a slow start to 2014, report says
    The economic recovery in California struggled through the first half of the year but now is picking up speed, driven by improvements in the real estate and the job markets, according to a quarterly report from Beacon Economics and City National Bank....
  • Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues

    Poll: Illinois voters back referendum issues
    Illinois voters strongly support the idea of increasing the minimum wage and raising the state income tax on millionaires — positions that could help Democrats drive turnout in November, a Chicago Tribune poll shows. The survey also found that...
  • Startups go Dutch for new era in manufacturing

    Startups go Dutch for new era in manufacturing
    Beneath the low beams of a converted warehouse in Amsterdam lives a company with many of the attributes of a Silicon Valley startup, except that at less than a year old it has zero venture capital and says it is already making enough money to sustain...
  • China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome

    China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome
    The city of Wuhan is considering building skyscrapers coated with a high-tech substance that can "eat" air pollutants. An artist is offering to suck particulates out of Beijing's dirty skies using a giant vacuum-cleaner-type device and sell jewelry made...
  • Oakland Park culinary district attracting investors

    Efforts to bring the city's downtown back to life may finally have found a recipe for success. The city envisions a flourishing culinary arts district where vegetables are grown and cooking taught, where markets offer the freshest produce and stores...
  • Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

    Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
    Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and...