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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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  • Obama: It's 'just fair' to make more workers eligible for overtime pay

    WASHINGTON -- Saying it’s “just fair” for more Americans to earn overtime pay, President Obama on Thursday directed the Labor Department to come up with new rules to expand the number of workers eligible. Before sitting down to sign...
  • As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency

    As prices in Rio de Janeiro soar, locals turn to 'surreal' currency
    RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's currency is called the real, which in Portuguese means both "royal" and, simply, "real." But with prices skyrocketing ahead of the World Cup finals this summer, some locals in this famed beach city have created a mock...
  • Five candidates running for Assembly

    The filing deadline has passed for the 74th Assembly District candidates, setting the stage for a run between five contenders in the June 3 primary. Irvine community activist Anila Ali, Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, Huntington Beach Mayor...
  • Electric rates rising in Arlington Heights

    Electric rates rising in Arlington Heights
    Energy costs are rising for Arlington Heights residents and businesses with changes coming to the local electrical aggregation programs. The village approved this month a new three-year deal starting in May with Constellation Energy Resources that...
  • Letter: Closing her store with a heavy heart

    It is with a heavy heart that after failed attempts to sell the Flowering Tree in Montrose that I am looking at having to close after 23 years serving the community. Health and financial reasons have led to this decision. It is a sad commentary that the...
  • For Young family, politics is a pastime

    For Young family, politics is a pastime
    Frederick voters may notice a theme to their primary ballots next month: Young for state senator. Young for county executive. Young for county school board. Young for state delegate. Politics, after all, is the Young family business. "I was driving...
  • California Assembly passes bill to require condom use in adult films

    A bill that would require condoms to be used in all adult films produced in California narrowly cleared the Assembly on Tuesday. Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton), the measure's author, said he sought to bring workplace safety standards,...
  • Barnes, Devine lead campaign fundraising

    The two candidates with the most campaign cash so far in the Glendale City Council race have accumulated less than contenders from the previous race despite lending themselves tens of thousands of dollars. Realtor Rick Barnes raised $43,910 between...
  • Mass killings prompt lawmakers to propose new firearms bill

    Mass killings prompt lawmakers to propose new firearms bill
     Shocked by the weekend's mass killings near UC Santa Barbara, state lawmakers on Tuesday proposed a new way to temporarily prevent potentially violent individuals from buying or owning guns. Legislators also advanced dozens of unrelated bills,...
  • Mailbag: Repaired road needs some fixing

    The repair of the Beach Boulevard fast lane from Ellis Avenue to Slater Avenue is paved with extremely bumpy asphalt. It causes a car to bounce repeatedly and could cause damage to vehicles that drive over it. It is road repair shamefully done and...
  • Review: 'Cold in July' ★★★

    Only in Texas could the neo-noir of "Cold in July" be so believable. I say that as a fan of both the state and the style. This striking new entry in pulp fiction stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in a tangled tale of crime and...