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  • 'Cabaret' debut for new theater company

    Nick Rapuano came back to Boca after attending the famous Stella Adler Studio of Acting in Manhattan, ready to earn his chops as a regional director. But he really wanted to start a new theater company for college students and high school drama buffs who...
  • Boca discusses extending downtown hours of alcohol sales

    Boca discusses extending downtown hours of alcohol sales
    — Downtown Boca Raton's party could go further into the wee hours of the morning — in at least one establishment. Right now, alcohol sales are prohibited in the city between 2 and 7 a.m., but city officials have begun discussing the...
  • Palm Beach County rejects western industrial push

    Industrial development shouldn't spread west of Palm Beach County's current dividing line between suburbia and sugarcane country, county commissioners decided Wednesday. The Palm Beach Aggregates rock mining company proposed changing county rules to...
  • The rebirth of stakeholder capitalism [Commentary]

    The rebirth of stakeholder capitalism [Commentary]
    In recent weeks, the managers, employees and customers of a New England chain of supermarkets called Market Basket have joined together to oppose the board of director's decision in June to oust the chain's popular chief executive, Arthur T. Demoulas....
  • Scott taps outside counsel to litigate in Crist's failed Digital Domain deal

    Scott taps outside counsel to litigate in Crist's failed Digital Domain deal
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday he was hiring outside counsel to sue the failed Digital Domain special-effects company and "other parties" involved in a $20 million tax-incentive deal that tanked. The move comes more than a...
  • Pfizer walks away from AstraZeneca takeover attempt

    Pfizer walks away from AstraZeneca takeover attempt
    Pfizer Inc. said Monday that it had abandoned its current attempt to buy AstraZeneca PLC for nearly $118 billion — a deal watched warily by Maryland officials — as a deadline approached without a last-minute change of heart by the British...
  • Executive pay is an insult to working families

    Executive pay is an insult to working families
    Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember: American chief executives make too darn much money. I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...
  • Pfizer abandons AstraZeneca takeover attempt after rejection

    Pfizer abandons AstraZeneca takeover attempt after rejection
    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. has abandoned its effort to buy British rival AstraZeneca for $117 billion in what would have been the biggest deal ever in the drug industry. The offer represented "full value" for AstraZeneca, the New York drug maker...
  • Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC

    Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC
    Every big company tries to snag former Washington insiders for its lobbying team; the revolving door, after all, is what makes public service a stepping stone to personal wealth in the modern age. But the cable giant Comcast has been especially...
  • Allergan questions viability, experience of would-be buyer Valeant

    A day before would-be buyer Valeant Pharmaceuticals is set to unveil a second, unsolicited takeover bid, its acquisition target, Allergan Inc., sought to discredit the company by filing a presentation with regulators questioning the viability of Valeant's...
  • Pilgrim's Pride makes bid for packaged food firm Hillshire

    Pilgrim's Pride makes bid for packaged food firm Hillshire
    Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has made an unsolicited bid to buy packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at nearly $5.7 billion plus debt, marking the latest shake-up in the food industry. Hillshire, based in Chicago, said...