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  • San Diego City Council overrides mayor's veto of minimum-wage hike

    The San Diego City Council voted Monday to override the mayor’s veto of a minimum wage increase -- setting the stage for another high-profile political fight between the Democrat-controlled council versus the Republican mayor and the business...
  • In Illinois, 'F' isn't for 'friendly'

     In Illinois, 'F' isn't for 'friendly'
    You may have heard about the Gallup poll that makes Illinois sound like a horror movie scene in which panicked townspeople flee. Half our state's residents would move elsewhere if they could. The top reason cited: "work/business-related." Polls and...
  • Tax Incentives Build Thriving Production Culture in New Mexico

    New Mexico production is often synonymous with big-name network and studio tentpoles, but the same incentives that lure Hollywood's biggest players to the state foster more modest filmmaking. Take local producer Marshall Bear. The local film and TV tax...
  • Ferguson: A night of looting, tense standoffs follow day of calm

    A new round of looting and tense standoffs with police ended early Saturday with no major clashes as the number of protesters gradually dwindled and police retreated from the streets in a drizzling rain. But the return of smashed shop windows and...
  • African success and the Ex-Im Bank

    African success and the Ex-Im Bank
    You can read all day about Africa and never get beyond stories of poverty, violence, corruption and health crises, including the current fears over an Ebola outbreak. But look closely and you'll see an emerging success. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is...
  • Missouri governor orders National Guard to help quell Ferguson unrest

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon early Monday ordered the National Guard deployed to Ferguson, where another night of violence saw police pelted with bottles and Molotov cocktails and looters rampaging through local businesses. The executive order directs the...
  • Dollar General announces competing bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General has offered to buy North Carolina-based Family Dollar in a $9.7 billion deal, upsetting a recently-announced acquisition by another rival and potentially kicking off a bidding war for one of Charlotte's most prominent homegrown retailers....
  • Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens

    Green Line station restaurant in Englewood to serve up eggs, jobs for teens
    Now arriving at the Halsted Green Line stop: your train, with a side of eggs. Chef Darryl Fuery, of South Deering, was awarded a contract last week by the CTA board to open Praise Chicago Restaurant, an eatery that Fuery says will not only satisfy the...
  • National Guard enters Ferguson streets as protests turn tense

    National Guard enters Ferguson streets as protests turn tense
    Although the Missouri National Guard was deployed and a curfew was lifted Monday, what began as a peaceful demonstration turned restive after dark, as this racially polarized St. Louis suburb hunkered down for another night of painful protests stemming...
  • Born to go into the beer business

    Shane Lohman didn't exactly dream of opening a beer distributor as a child, but he always knew he wanted to run his own business. "I grew up around it, and knew I wanted to have my own company," said Mr. Lohman, 25, whose parents run a catering company...
  • Promoter of Mariachi 5K run in Boyle Heights faces backlash over theme

    Promoter of Mariachi 5K run in Boyle Heights faces backlash over theme
    The mariachi of Boyle Heights mostly live by a golden rule: No event is a bad event. They play for funerals and quinceaƱeras, foreclosures and sex change celebrations. But Sunday's Mariachi 5K — where some runners undoubtedly will show up in...