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  • Ford will offer natural gas version of popular F-150 pickup truck

    Ford will offer natural gas version of popular F-150 pickup truck
    Ford Motor Co. plans to start selling its popular F-150 pickup truck with an option of running on natural gas or propane fuel. While Ford already makes the option available in some of its commercial vehicles, this will be the first compressed natural...
  • Britain's Royal Mail to be sold off to private investors

    LONDON – Britain’s Royal Mail, whose origins date back to the reign of Henry VIII, is to be sold off to private investors, the government announced Thursday, setting up a bitter battle over the selling of a national icon. Even former Prime...
  • Berkshire Hathaway to shake up real estate franchise landscape

    A new real estate franchise under the fabled Berkshire Hathaway brand marks its official launch this month. The name Berkshire Hathaway adds some mustard to an otherwise bland real estate landscape. After all, the conglomerate is one of the world's most...
  • Online Tax Fairness Act Will Hurt Small Businesses

    An innocuous-sounding bill before Congress, the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act, has the potential to crush many of Connecticut's small businesses and stifle entrepreneurs. The bill was handily passed in the Senate by a bipartisan majority and is now...
  • Twitter drawing on lessons learned from Facebook IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO — Call it the anti-Facebook IPO. It may be the most hotly anticipated initial public stock offering since Facebook Inc. But Twitter Inc. is doing all it can to distance itself from the Facebook fiasco, which has become a case study...
  • TESSCO's behind-the-scenes wireless work

    TESSCO's behind-the-scenes wireless work
    TESSCO Technologies supplies 30,000 different products to the wireless industry, the vast majority of them the sort that the nation's cellphone users don't see or hardly notice. Antennas. Cable. Industrial surge protectors. Ceiling tile enclosures that...
  • Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange

    Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange
    Small businesses buying health coverage for their employees through a new state insurance marketplace could pay anywhere from 5 percent less to 15 percent more in premiums next year under rates Maryland regulators approved Tuesday. The Maryland Insurance...
  • Merchants say West Hollywood's fur ban doesn't fit high-fashion image

    Merchants say West Hollywood's fur ban doesn't fit high-fashion image
    The mannequin in the window of the Goldsmith & Klein fashion boutique in West Hollywood wore a sultry expression and a luxurious chocolate-brown fox fur stole draped over her arm. Next to the mannequin was a printed quote from Abraham Lincoln: "Those...
  • City gives felon six-figure grant to open liquor store

    City gives felon six-figure grant to open liquor store
    Fed up with package liquor stores marked by street fights and curbside drug dealing, West Side residents more than a decade ago won a moratorium banning new liquor licenses on a bleak stretch of West Madison Street. But in April, a new neon sign for...
  • Rep. Goodlatte points online sales tax talks in wrong direction

    Rep. Goodlatte points online sales tax talks in wrong direction
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) drew cheers from brick-and-mortar retailers this week when he laid out seven principles to "guide discussion" of online sales taxes and "spark creative solutions." To the retailers, Goodlatte's...
  • Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby

    Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby
    If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...