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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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  • Hope for mudslide survivors 'almost nonexistent' as search continues

    SEATTLE The man often called upon to deliver heartbreaking news to families of mudslide victims says some relatives hold out hope that their loved ones might still be pulled out alive from the rubble. But 12 days after a massive hillside gave way and...
  • Chinese firm may lose bus contract with Long Beach

    Chinese firm may lose bus contract with Long Beach
    Chinese automaker Build Your Dreams is close to losing a $12-million contract to deliver a fleet of electric buses to Long Beach Transit, a deal the company hoped would jump-start its U.S. operations. Federal transit officials said that BYD violated...
  • The importance of signing up [Commentary]

    The importance of signing up [Commentary]
    Since Oct. 1, the Affordable Care Act has provided full health care coverage to over 230,000 Marylanders who previously had either no health insurance or low quality or unaffordable coverage. This is a tremendous public health success for our state. Yes,...
  • Toll lane opponent named Woman of the Year

    Toll lane opponent named Woman of the Year
    Diana Carey, who fought against an unpopular proposal to add toll lanes to the 405 Freeway in Orange County, has been named the 2014 Woman of the Year for state Assembly District 74. Carey, a Westminster councilwoman and the I-405 Freeway Corridor...
  • More cell phone savings, free Internet from AT&T

    More cell phone savings, free Internet from AT&T
    The wireless wars continue. That's wonderful, because as long as carriers keep fighting for your business, you'll keep saving big bucks. Last month, T-Mobile and AT&T offered savings on family plans. SprintĀ and VerizonĀ the largest carrier, have...
  • Lebanon moves to quell Syria spillover violence, sends army into Tripoli

    BEIRUT Lebanese security forces on Tuesday took control of the restive northern city of Tripoli, driving out sectarian militias sympathetic to both sides of the civil war in Syria that had brought the city to the brink of chaos. The Lebanese military...
  • U.S. small business borrowing slows in February

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses borrowing hit a five month low in February, in the latest indication of slower economic growth in the first quarter after an unusually harsh winter. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index,...
  • Building a second chance for job hunters with felony convictions

    Months out of jail and several weeks into the Trade Institute of Pittsburgh's masonry training program, Ryan Kelley and Scott Snyder aren't making any excuses. Kelley's decision to drive with a suspended license and the crash that seriously injured at...
  • Yelp's practices sound to some like extortion

    Yelp just can't stop living the thug life. Five years ago, I asked whether the popular review site was a shakedown racket for merchants. I quoted a number of small-business owners who said Yelp had threatened to run negative reviews more prominently...
  • Baltimore Development Corp. still in flux after months with new leader

    Baltimore Development Corp. still in flux after months with new leader
    When the new head of the Baltimore Development Corp. started 15 months ago, she replaced a man who'd become synonymous with development in the city and accepted the task of changing the agency's focus from real estate deals to economic strategy. Much of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: East Hartford Chamber Of Commerce Elects 2014 Board Of Directors

    The East Hartford Chamber of Commerce recently announced that three new members and three current members have been recommended to their Board of Directors. The East Hartford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors officially elected the following...