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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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  • Miramar to get police headquarters after 9 years

    Miramar to get police headquarters after 9 years
    After a nine year wait, Miramar is finally ready to rebuild its hurricane-destroyed police headquarters. The city agreed last week to spend $22.9 million for a three-story, 65,000 square foot building to house most of the police department's 270...
  • Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech

    Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech
    Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief's speech at the Sunrise Civic Center on Sunday wowed the audience, according to our report in the Sun Sentinel. Sharief is the county's first female African-American mayor, and she was speaking about Dr. Martin...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Cold in July'

    The spirits of 1980s genre maestros like John Carpenter, Walter Hill and William Lustig hover strongly over Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," a superior piece of Texas pulp fiction that starts out like a house on fire, sags a bit in the middle, then rallies...
  • APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year

    APG contracting dollars fell 13% last year
    The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before. Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
  • 7 new Web domains to be released

    7 new Web domains to be released
    On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become available over the next few...
  • Campaign pays state $300,000, a fraction of 'dark money' received

    Campaign pays state $300,000, a fraction of 'dark money' received
    SACRAMENTO –  A campaign committee has admitted responsibility for receiving $11 million in “dark money” contributions during the 2012 election but has paid only $300,000 of the funds to the state, all that it says is available. The...
  • Letter: Small businesses play a huge role statewide

    According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, California is home to more than 3.5 million small businesses, which employ more than 37% of all workers in the state. These hard-working and dedicated individuals are the backbone of our local economy,...
  • Greene Turtle in Towson unveils its rooftop addition

    Towson's Greene Turtle restaurant on Thursday unveiled its new rooftop "Turtle Shell" bar, an $890,000 addition, which caused a stir when proposed six months ago because of the public loans approved to help fund the project. "We're hoping not only to...
  • Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget

    Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget
    Tax credits for the film and cybersecurity industries could expand as part of the legislative session that starts Wednesday. Gov. Martin O'Malley is interested in adding money to the programs, said aides, who declined to provide details. The governor...
  • Raise minimum wage or cap top salaries [Letter]

    Raise minimum wage or cap top salaries [Letter]
    I find it hard to believe that we are still debating the need for an increase in the federal minimum wage ("Time to raise stagnant minimum wage," Jan. 6). How much more evidence do we need that minimum wage workers are barely able to support themselves,...
  • Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?

    Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?
    WINDSOR — The year 2003 must have seemed like a disaster for Stephen McKay at the time. First, the tent at SummerWind performing arts center, which he led, collapsed during a snowstorm in the off-season. The organization set up a dramatic and...