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  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...
  • Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope gets $120,000 bonus

    Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope gets $120,000 bonus
    The head of Gov. Rick Scott's business-recruitment efforts received a $120,000 bonus on Thursday. The Enterprise Florida Board of Directors approved the bonus for Gray Swoope, president and chief executive officer. His base salary went up by $45,000...
  • Hedge fund Elliott discloses bigger Juniper stake, tight-lipped on Argentina

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund Elliott Management told investors that it added to its stake in Juniper Networks last quarter and sees opportunities in real estate securities in Europe, but it said little about two positions making headlines -- Argentina...
  • American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default

    American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default
    A New York investment group has bought a $10-million loan as part of its efforts to shore up  American Apparel Inc.'s finances and keep it from teetering into bankruptcy. Standard General, which controls a nearly 44% stake in the Los Angeles clothing...
  • Allentown developers cultivating political influence

    The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force. City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...
  • Ultimate Software posts record recurring revenue

    Ultimate Software posts record recurring revenue
    Weston-based software giant Ultimate Software posted record recurring revenues Tuesday for the second quarter in a row. The increase was primarily due to growth of its cloud-based services, the company said. "We continue to have success converting our...
  • How to buy financial advice now

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The financial advice business is changing dramatically in every aspect, from how advisers spend their time, to what they charge, to how they label and promote themselves. The result? Further confusion for consumers who probably...
  • Life experience, training can put you on the road to a degree

    Life experience, training can put you on the road to a degree
    If the road you've traveled has not taken you directly from high school to college -- or has proven to be less than linear -- don't despair at setting your sights on a degree. Prior Learning Assessment is a process universities use to help adult...
  • Fare hike for Metra riders next year?

    Fare hike for Metra riders next year?
    Metra's board will soon grapple with whether customers will face a fare increase in 2015 – three years after the biggest hike in the agency's history, the commuter rail chairman said today. Although officials say a fare increase hasn't been...
  • Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF

    
Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF
    Joe Schmidt has joined Chicago-based nonprofit lender, real estate consultant, and community developer IFF as director of strategic initiatives. In the new role, Schmidt, 36, is responsible for assessing new opportunities and strategies for partnership...
  • A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation

    A perennial question in discussions of the 1st Amendment is the often blurry distinction between speech and conduct. Burn your draft card as an antiwar protest and you have committed criminal conduct. Burn the American flag as a political protest and you&...