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  • Seminole's challenge: Turn 'blighted area' on Oxford Road into vibrant community

    Seminole's challenge: Turn 'blighted area' on Oxford Road into vibrant community
    Oxford Road in Fern Park is not one of Seminole County's prettiest streets. The sidewalks are cracked and broken. The landscaping is either bare or filled with weeds. And empty parking lots are littered with liquor bottles, beer cans and other rubbish....
  • South Bethlehem

     
    One of my columns last week included an email from a former south Bethlehem resident who felt I disparaged his neighborhood and his neighbors in a column this spring. The column he was unhappy about was inspired by my enthusiasm......
  • Degrees help prepare students for roles in nonprofits

    Degrees help prepare students for roles in nonprofits
    With more and more students interested in dedicating their lives to a greater good, colleges and universities continue to add programs and degrees geared toward leadership in the nonprofit sector. Many colleges offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in...
  • Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida

    Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida
    The students at Warrior One Power Yoga glide through their poses on brightly colored mats squeezed side by side in the narrow studio in Audubon Park. The Orlando business, which celebrated its first anniversary last month, has been so successful that...
  • Theater opening is the latest step in Towson's ambitious makeover

    Theater opening is the latest step in Towson's ambitious makeover
    This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...
  • 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...
  • Drugmaker Valeant touts Bausch + Lomb growth to Allergan investors

    (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc moved on Friday to blunt a key criticism by takeover target Allergan Inc of its Bausch + Lomb business by releasing data showing strong sales growth. Allergan, which is trying to fend off a $51 billion hostile...
  • Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?

    Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?
    "It's the balloon theory," Jeff Raber, president of a cannabis testing lab in Pasadena, tells The Times' David Pierson about an unintended effect of Proposition D, which prompted a crackdown by local authorities on storefront marijuana dispensaries in Los...
  • Culinary Stars and Acclaimed Restaurants Bring Flavor to Los Angeles Times The Taste Presented by Citi

    The Los Angeles Times today announced the distinctive restaurants, dynamic demonstrations and topical discussions that will season The Taste, its annual Labor Day weekend celebration of the Southern California culinary scene. A who’s-who of Times...
  • Americans feeling more confident about finding better-paying jobs

    A Gallup poll found that 35% of Americans think now is a good time to find a quality job -- one with a higher wage. That may not seem like much, but the July reading is the highest since December 2007, the start of the Great Recession, and a little...
  • Destroyed jet, sanctions to drive more money to Latam, Asia

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on Thursday is likely to keep fixed income investors shunning Russia, and eastern Europe more broadly, in favor of other emerging markets. The eruption of conflict earlier...