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  • Activist has grand plan for West Side, but other project falls short

    Activist has grand plan for West Side, but other project falls short
    In a part of the West Side long marginalized by City Hall planners, officials have seized on a grand proposal for an "innovation park" that would train and employ impoverished Chicagoans in high-tech factories. Spearheaded by labor activist Dan Swinney,...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. George J. Magovern

    Dr. George J. Magovern Co-inventor of heart valve that saved lives Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
  • Baltimore's global position

    Baltimore's global position
    As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends. This area is in...
  • Save Obamacare's medical device tax!

    Save Obamacare's medical device tax!
    The one piece of Obamacare that seems genuinely to be on the table in the shutdown standoff is the medical device tax, a 2.3% levy mostly on hospital devices designed to produce $30 billion in revenue over ten years. You can mark down the bipartisan...
  • 10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list

    10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list
    Shopping for the wine lover on your list is always tricky -- you're never sure which bottle they already have or have already dismissed. Coastal Pinot Noir would have been perfect last year, but now they're back into Beaujolais. Here are some ideas that...
  • 2014 job growth to ramp up in new and old industries

    2014 job growth to ramp up in new and old industries
    In Palm Beach County, a startup medical device company has plans to expand from 135 employees to about 200 next year, both professional and manufacturing jobs. In Broward, a long-term nursing care and Medicaid provider expects to grow to 800 employees...
  • Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare

    Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare
    SOUTHINGTON — Many middle-aged executives-turned-entrepreneurs start working for themselves because they were downsized, or thought they might be laid off soon. By contrast, Carlos Lara, 57, bought a business with a brother so that so that his...
  • Chipping away at Obamacare: The endgame in D.C.

    This post has been updated, as noted below. The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, remains an issue in the endgame over ending the latest fiscal crisis in Washington -- just not a major one. But of course, the House and...
  • Health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts can save you money

    November is when most companies set the deadline for employees to choose their health care coverage for the coming year. Part of that process for more and more people is managing the money in thier health savings accounts (HSAs) or flexible spending...
  • Control manufacturer sees no industrial recession ahead

    About Moog Inc. Ticker: MOG.A Exchange: NYSE What does the company do? Manufacturer of precision control equipment 2011 Financial report (fiscal year ended Oct. 1, 2011): Net sales: $2.33 billion Net income: $133 million Q. My shares of Moog Inc....
  • Davie-based Mako Surgical to be sold for $1.65 billion

    In one of the biggest acquisitions in South Florida's bio-medical industry, Stryker Corp. announced Wednesday it will buy Davie-based startup Mako Surgical Corp. in a $1.65 billion deal. Mako has yet to turn a profit. The purchase shines a positive...