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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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  • CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike

    CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike
    McDonald's Corp. for years has been in the cross hairs of a national campaign to raise the minimum wage, a movement that intensified last week as demonstrators marched on its Oak Brook headquarters. The fast-food behemoth has rejected protesters' call...
  • 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon: First Drive

     
    New cars are expensive these days, there's just no getting around it. If you have a family to feed and a budget to keep, affording a new people mover to cart around your brood can be increasingly difficult. Ford thinks......
  • Lombard shows initial support to rescind ban on gaming

     Lombard shows initial support to rescind ban on gaming
    Although Lombard trustees won't take a final vote on video gaming until mid-June, a slim four-to-three majority expressed support for allowing liquor license holders to have up to five video gaming terminals. President Keith Giagnorio was the tie-...
  • No prison time for Indiana man convicted of drugging, raping wife

    No prison time for Indiana man convicted of drugging, raping wife
    When Mandy Boardman walked into the sex crimes office of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, she arrived with a bizarre and downright creepy allegation. Boardman, a small-business owner, told a detective on May 10, 2011, that her husband,...
  • Quilters lose haven in Downers Grove

     Quilters lose haven in Downers Grove
    A Downers Grove quilting and sewing shop has shut its doors, becoming at least the third store in the downtown area to close in the past year. The Quilt Basket at 1012 Curtiss Street closed in late May after a going-out-of-business sale. Owner...
  • Weekend preview: Love thirsty, hungry for meatloaf!

    Weekend preview: Love thirsty, hungry for meatloaf!
    When Cinema Paradiso Hollywood on Saturday unveils a new monthly gathering aimed at the nexus of local music and film called CineMusique, it will shine the spotlight on a performer who has always had a cinematic bearing. A showcase of local musicians,...
  • Plans for business health exchange change direction

    Plans for business health exchange change direction
    The state has scrapped plans to build a new online health exchange for small businesses and will instead build on a system it already has in place for employers. The board that makes decisions on how the exchange will operate voted on the change in...
  • 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...
  • Facts about Olga Butler

    Olga Butler Age: 37 Occupation: Stay-at-home mom and small business owner  Education: BA in Communication, currently enrolled in a masters in business administration and technology program Previous elected office/community involvement: 12 years of...
  • Mailbag: Building a new senior center is the will of the voters

    Re: "How can a new senior center be justified," (May 15): The justification is that the people voted in favor of the new senior center and its location in Huntington Beach Central Park. Eight years ago, the Huntington Beach City Council voted to put...
  • On the gulf oil spill, BP moves to prolong the courtroom agony

    Running true to form, BP announced today that it will continue its effort to undermine a legal settlement the company itself helped craft by taking its campaign to the Supreme Court. To be precise, BP will appeal rulings from the Fifth Circuit Court...