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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • Homer Glen commission divided on 'feather' banners

    Homer Glen commission divided on 'feather' banners
    A Plan Commission vote on whether to recommend that "feather banners" be made legal for businesses in Homer Glen resulted in a tie vote. "I think it's distracting (to drivers)," said Plan Commission member Joseph Maska at the panel's April 7 meeting....
  • Want small low-tech business? Here's a flowering new twist

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm thinking about operating my own small business but I have no interest in 3-D printing, dime-sized personal hearing amplifiers or the wonders of alternative fuel converted from cow manure. Too technical! Suggestions? -- M.H. How are you...
  • Democratic congressional race heating up in Bucks County

    Democrats Shaughnessy Naughton and Kevin Strouse have opened campaign offices barely a block apart on Mill Street, the main drag in Bristol. Neither of the candidates seeking their party's nomination for Congress lives in Bristol, but the struggling...
  • Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans

    Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans
    Joseph Serxner threw on his Dodgers T-shirt and headed to Public House 1739, a Los Feliz bar, hoping to spend the afternoon watching the Boys in Blue battle the San Diego Padres. Instead, he is staring at the hated New York Yankees playing the Houston...
  • Even Scott Randolph wades into the politics of tax cuts

    Even Scott Randolph wades into the politics of tax cuts
    TALLAHASSEE -- Today, Gov. Rick Scott signed a $395 million tax cut package for motorists, and lit into Democratic opponent Charlie Crist for signing the fee increase when he was governor. But House Democrats have also bee trying to score political...
  • Sun Sentinel honors business leaders with Excalibur Awards

    Sun Sentinel honors business leaders with Excalibur Awards
    An equestrian pioneer, the leader of a medical technology company, an auto franchiser and the head of a kitchen and bath remodeling firm were honored Thursday as winners of the Sun Sentinel Co.'s 2013 Excalibur awards. The awards, presented Thursday...
  • Hampton Roads Chamber announces small business finalists

    Hampton Roads Chamber announces small business finalists
    Every year, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce chooses a "Small Business of the Year" from various city-level winners. Check out the city winners and "Top 10 to Watch." The city winners are: Chesapeake: R D Lambert & Son Norfolk: Grow Peninsula:...
  • Father-daughter team turns deer problem into business opportunity

    Two Kempton inventors are well on their way to entrepreneurial success, thanks in part to a leg up offered by the Lehigh University Small Business Development Center. Jim Saunders and his daughter, Jill Saunders, stumbled upon the idea for Tree Armor...
  • State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions

    State won't enforce $10,000 limit on campaign contributions
    After a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Maryland election officials said Friday that they will no longer enforce a state law that imposes an overall limit of $10,000 on campaign contributions in a four-year election cycle. State officials said...
  • Bars showing Pacquiao-Bradley fight must pay big — or else

    Saturday night is fight night, with the highly anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley set to be broadcast on big screens across the nation. As thousands of fans traipse into bars and restaurants to catch the big fight, a small...
  • Obamacare passes first big test

    WASHINGTON — The Affordable Care Act has passed its first big test, but the law's distribution of winners and losers all but guarantees the achievement will not quiet its political opposition. White House officials, who had a near-death experience...