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  • Bloomberg's new plan: hide cigarettes

    Bloomberg's new plan: hide cigarettes
    NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach. The ban, which...
  • NY proposal would make 21 minimum age for tobacco

    No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation's largest city.     New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
  • Is franchising your next step to leaving corporate world?

    Is franchising your next step to leaving corporate world?
    Two South Florida businessmen turned into franchise entrepreneurs this past October when they were at the crossroads of their professional futures. Franchising looks good for people who want to get off the corporate treadmill and create their own ladder...
  • Guest list: Bill Sublette on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’; Dan Webster on ‘The Agenda’; Rick Weddle on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    Here's a quick look at the guest list for public-affairs programs this weekend:...
  • Question of the Day: Should NASCAR owners be held to a higher standard than drivers?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the topic in light of last weekend's reported incident between longtime NASCAR team owner Richard Childress and driver Kyle Busch. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh......
  • Debt crisis averted, stock market focus will turn back to economy

     
    The U.S. stock market lately has felt a lot worse off than it really was. That’s the backdrop as the new trading week begins, with Congress and the White House apparently in a deal to raised the federal debt ceiling......
  • Florida Gov. Charlie Crist signs $1-per-pack cigarette tax hike into law

    Gov. Charlie Crist signed into law a $1-per-pack cigarette tax hike Wednesday – the biggest of its kind in Florida history -- saying he hopes to kill the habit that results in thousands of deaths every year. "I view it more as a health issue than a tax...
  • The Supreme Court and law left hanging

    The Supreme Court and law left hanging
    After hearing arguments in a long-running Oregon case involving the death of a cigarette smoker, the U.S. Supreme Court has essentially said "never mind,” dismissing the case and leaving unresolved an important question: When can state courts ignore...
  • 'Tommy Bahama State Beach' might be the only way to go

    'Tommy Bahama State Beach' might be the only way to go
    Maybe it's the summer heat. Or maybe, like a lot of people, I've given up all hope of any bold leadership in California when it comes to the budget. Whatever the reason, I'm getting more comfortable with the idea of a beer company sponsoring a state...
  • Langley leader Falk places seventh in national standings

    C.E. Falk, the Late Model Division points leader at Langley Speedway, finished seventh in the final NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national top 500. Falk was sandwiched between a pair of Canadian drivers, sixth-place Steve Robblee and eighth-place Ron...
  • Florida legislature considers hiking cigarette tax to plug budget woes

    How dire are the financial times in Florida? Consider: The same Republican legislators who abolished the intangibles tax on investments three years ago are thinking about raising taxes to get through the housing-induced recession. The Florida Legislature...