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  • Newport Coast man may face prison, $120,000 repayment to fraud victims

    A Newport Coast man could face more than a year in prison for selling nonexistent items like Rolex watches online and using the money to fund his lifestyle, according to federal court documents. Prosecutors last week asked a U.S. District Court judge to...
  • Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills

    Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills
    Three Orland Park businesses reported being paid with counterfeit $100 bills last week, according to Orland Park police. When a woman tried to make a roughly $380 purchase with four $100 bills at Carson Pirie Scott in Orland Square Mall on Aug. 7, the...
  • The rebirth of stakeholder capitalism [Commentary]

    The rebirth of stakeholder capitalism [Commentary]
    In recent weeks, the managers, employees and customers of a New England chain of supermarkets called Market Basket have joined together to oppose the board of director's decision in June to oust the chain's popular chief executive, Arthur T. Demoulas....
  • The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center

    The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center
    In August 2006, Millennial Media -- a digital advertising company founded in Baltimore just two months prior -- made a move that shaped its future. The company's three co-founders took up office space inside the Emerging Technology Center (ETC), an...
  • 'Farm to fork' restaurant opening in Plainfield

    'Farm to fork' restaurant opening in Plainfield
    A new restaurant will be opening next month that will bring the "farm to fork" concept right into the heart of downtown Plainfield. Sovereign, at 24295 W. Lockport St., will serve food and craft beer with an emphasis on local ingredients. The owners...
  • For some, part-time work is full-time worry

    For some, part-time work is full-time worry
    Since the recession, thousands of workers in every state have become trapped in part-time jobs that don't give them as many hours as they want. But in Illinois, the impact has been unusually harsh. In 2007, Illinois ranked 23rd in its rate of...
  • ADT offers new remote and mobile security products

    ADT's chief innovation officer Arthur Orduña talks into his smartphone to check the security and lights at his Delray Beach home. The ADT app recognizes his voice. "Security status" he says, receiving confirmation that all is well. "Light status," he...
  • Mackey's $12 billion Whole Foods empire started with one store

    John Mackey had just turned 25 when he opened a small vegetarian food market in an old Victorian house in Austin, Texas. His business partner and girlfriend, Renee Lawson, was 21. Fast-forward 36 years, and Mackey has grown Whole Foods Market into a...
  • Alan Greenberg dies at 86; former CEO oversaw Bear Stearns' rise

    Alan C. "Ace" Greenberg, who as chief executive officer of Bear Stearns transformed a small bond shop into the fifth-largest U.S. securities firm before it collapsed in 2008 in one of the key events of the global credit crisis, has died. He was 86. He...
  • The Drawer, Ltd., longtime Mount Dora business with civic ties, closing

    The Drawer, Ltd., longtime Mount Dora business with civic ties, closing
    MOUNT DORA — Bootie Pearson never considered regulars at The Drawer, Ltd., a downtown mainstay for more than four decades, as "customers." "A lot of them I'd consider friends and family before I'd consider them customers," said Bootie Pearson, who...
  • Winter Park Chamber looks at the future of workforce housing as the economy grows

    Winter Park Chamber looks at the future of workforce housing as the economy grows
    Statistics, Denise Weathers noted, don’t always tell the whole story. For example, she noted that the median home price in Winter Park in 2011 was $275,218. If that sounds expensive, Weathers added, keep in mind that the average sales price in the...