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  • Ebola patient's family isolated by fear amid monitoring, confinement

    Neighbors watch the apartment door of the Liberian family whose relative died of Ebola, and if someone emerges, adult or child, they run. It doesn't matter that the man who died, Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, never stayed with the family here, having...
  • Nothing says Hawaii like shave ice

    "Come on, come on, we have to go-o-o-o!" I told my husband, Jay, as we took our last hurried steps down the 1,000 rail ties that line a trail at Koko Head District Park. It was our last day on Oahu, and we had to hit Uncle Clay's House of Pure Aloha,...
  • Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says

    Lehigh Valley companies planning to increase spending and hiring, economist says
    Lehigh Valley businesses continue to increase their hiring and spending expectations. The Lehigh Valley Purchasing and Employment Index, compiled by Bethlehem economist Kamran Afshar, maintained its gradual post-recession recovery in October, rising to...
  • Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle

    Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle
    A proposed medical marijuana facility loaded with security features is one step closer to setting up shop in Des Plaines. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the City Council approve a conditional-use permit for Prime...
  • Morgan Stanley, armed with cash from fixed income dump, goes shopping

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley , which has spent three years throwing out bad apples from its fixed income trading portfolio, now wants to put the freed up money into businesses that bear healthier fruit. It is reinvesting capital previously held...
  • GE Profit Tops Estimates As Cost Cuts Drive Margins

    GE Profit Tops Estimates As Cost Cuts Drive Margins
    General Electric Co. reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, as cost cuts that helped boost margins across its industrial businesses offset revenue that fell below analysts' targets. Shares of GE rose 4 percent to $25.21...
  • Serbian PM condemns attacks on Albanians in soccer row

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia's prime minister on Friday condemned a spate of attacks on Albanian-owned businesses in the three days since a soccer match between the two countries descended into a brawl, but said he had not yet decided whether to let his...
  • Community group lobbying for fiber Internet investment in Baltimore

    Community group lobbying for fiber Internet investment in Baltimore
    Baltimore was among dozens of disappointed cities when Google announced it had picked Kansas City, Mo., for a high-speed fiber-optic data network in 2011, but officials vowed to continue fighting for fiber nonetheless. Nearly four years later, some...
  • Medical clinic, yogurt shop approved in Westmont

    Medical clinic, yogurt shop approved in Westmont
    A new immediate care medical clinic and a yogurt shop have been approved for a vacant storefront in downtown Westmont. The businesses, which will be located in the same building at 29-31 N. Cass Ave., are owned by. Dr. Amer Alhussaini. He will manage...
  • The Planner: Upcoming reverse trade show: Meet with government purchasing professionals

    The Planner: Upcoming reverse trade show: Meet with government purchasing professionals
    A list of business events. This week Monday Oct. 20 Business Community Meeting, 8:30 a.m., TSSC Annex (Former Bank Lobby) 7770 W. Oakland Blvd., Sunrise. The School Board of Broward County is conducting a Disparity Study to determine whether its...
  • Sanford mayor's opponents say Triplett voted against residents on 2 downtown projects

    When Mayor Jeff Triplett was elected in 2010, he vowed to change the long-held perception that Sanford was filled with racial divisions, bad cops and good old boys. Then Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in February 2012, and Sanford was portrayed as...