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  • Obama blames Boehner for 'reckless' shutdown

    Obama blames Boehner for 'reckless' shutdown
    President Barack Obama used a speech Thursday in Maryland to sharpen his critique of Republican leaders, who responded by pointing a finger at Democrats in a budget showdown that left the government closed for a third day. Speaking at a Rockville...
  • Don't penalize Korean-American business owners

    Over the years I have represented many Korean-American small business owners when Baltimore City acquired their stores, which included liquor outlets, as part of neighborhood renewal. Korean-American small business owners embody the American dream of...
  • Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform

    Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn joined labor and religious leaders at a Saturday morning demonstration calling for revised immigration laws. Dozens gathered in Union Park on the Near West Side for the rally, held as part of a series of similar...
  • Small-business owners' confidence slips amid economic concern

    Small-business owners' confidence slips amid economic concern
    WASHINGTON -- Small-business owners were more pessimistic last month about the economy's outlook, driving down their overall optimism, the National Federation of Independent Business said Tuesday. The group's Small Business Optimism Index slipped to 93....
  • Kathleen Sebelius defends Obamacare on 'Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

    When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park. Sebelius...
  • Federal shutdown taking big toll on small businesses

    Federal shutdown taking big toll on small businesses
    The mild weather and cool temperatures of October make it one of the busiest months for rock climbing guides Seth Zaharias and his wife, Sabra Purdy. This time of year they're usually leading climbers up massive boulders and sheer canyons in Joshua Tree...
  • Glendale live/work development gets preliminary approval from council

    Glendale live/work development gets preliminary approval from council
    Glendale may be getting its first major live/work complex, as the city granted preliminary approval to a four-building development on Central Avenue that would contain more than 530 units this week. The City Council granted initial conceptual approval to...
  • The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors

    The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors
    In a city where government contracts make up a multi-billion dollar industry, it is surprising that with the exception of a couple of articles that received moderate attention, the mainstream media has largely ignored the impact of the shutdown on federal...
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  • Mayor defends bottle tax, suspends grocery program after Santoni's closing announcement

    Mayor defends bottle tax, suspends grocery program after Santoni's closing announcement
    Facing criticism from a struggling local business, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended the city's bottle tax Tuesday as essential to rebuilding Baltimore's schools. But the mayor acknowledged she would have to suspend a program that delivers fresh...
  • Small firms discover buying beats renting

    Small firms discover buying beats renting
    Some small businesses in South Florida are finding it's better to buy than to rent. Entrepreneurs, law firms and marketing companies are becoming their own landlords, locking in occupancy costs before expected increases in mortgage and rental rates,...