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  • In a kingdom of books, nation's librarian champions digital age

    WASHINGTON The setting was certainly regal: the ornamental hall of the Library of Congress' Beaux Arts-style Thomas Jefferson Building. So were the trappings: a band of trumpeters at each interior arch, with red herald banners hanging from their...
  • Private equity firm Carlyle names insider as CFO

    Carlyle Group LP has named Curtis Buser, the private equity firm's chief accounting officer since 2004, as its next chief financial officer, succeeding Adena Friedman, who departed in May to return to NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. Buser's appointment...
  • Sun Communities to acquire 7 mobile-home parks

    Sun Communities to acquire 7 mobile-home parks
    Michigan-based Sun Communities Inc. entered into an agreement to purchase seven Central Florida mobile-home communities for $257 million, according to a release issued by the company. About 60 percent of the 3,150 lots being purchased are in age-...
  • U.S. taxpayers help fund oil-train boom amid safety concerns

    For the past 18 months, Americans from Albany to Oregon have voiced growing alarm over the rising number of oil-laden freight trains coursing through their cities, a trend they fear is endangering public safety. In at least a handful of places, the...
  • Sun Communities buys 7 Orlando mobile-home parks

    Sun Communities buys 7 Orlando mobile-home parks
    More than 3,100 owners of mobile homes in the Orlando area may soon be paying lot rent to a new owner. Michigan-based Sun Communities Inc. announced it had entered into an agreement to purchase seven Central Florida mobile home communities for $257...
  • Home Depot acquiring HD Supply hardware business

    ATLANTA Home Depot will acquire HD Supply Hardware Solutions from its former HD Supply unit for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced Tuesday. HD Supply Hardware Solutions, based in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is a supplier of business hardware,...
  • Mobile home parks – the new darling of investors

    Mobile home parks – the new darling of investors
    Mobile-home parks have started attracting more than retirees. In Central Florida and throughout the state, investment groups have been acquiring the "affordable-lifestyle" communities where residents purchase singlewides and doublewides but have to...
  • Apartments slated for last piece of Orlando naval base

    Apartments slated for last piece of Orlando naval base
    The last vestige of Orlando's old Navy base, east of downtown Orlando, sold this week to partnership of investors who plan to build apartments there. The 19.3-acre site, which is behind the Target store on East Colonial Drive and had once been the...
  • Kidoodle.TV's Parent Company Closes $10 Million in Angel Financing (Exclusive)

    A Parent Media Co., which runs the Kidoodle.TV kids' subscription video-on-demand service in the U.S. and Canada, announced that it has raised $10 million (Canadian) from angel investors as it looks to boost content and grow its customer base. The...
  • Talent Partners Buys PES Payroll (EXCLUSIVE)

    Production support services specialist Talent Partners has acquired Burbank-based PES Payroll for an undisclosed price. PES Payroll has 50 employees with a core focus on services for unscripted television, commercial crews and live events. The...
  • Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.

     Baltimore firm's plans delayed by opposition to industrial sludge in Va.
    Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties. As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...