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  • Strong holiday hiring expected this year

    Strong holiday hiring expected this year
    Holiday hiring this year could reach pre-recession levels, according to a report released Wednesday. Demand for seasonal workers could reach levels not seen since before the recession, thanks to increased consumer spending and job growth across...
  • Home-Garden new for 9/18: Newport News contractor wins award for patio design

    J.T. Hale of Newport News-based Atlantis Patios recently won the Hardscape Hero award for a patio he designed and built in Richmond. In a news release about the award, Sonja Bicanic, spokeswoman for Virginia Creative Group, described the patio. "His...
  • For Singapore, F1 race gets tourism back on track

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will be counting on its marquee Formula One race to help make up for a 30 percent drop in Chinese tourists this year. The three-day event, including the night street race, clocks more than S$100 million ($80 million) in...
  • Online shopping increases temporary hiring for UPS, FedEx and more

    Ah, the post-recession holiday forecasts, they always start out with so much hope for the season. It looks like the anticipated increase in online shopping has boosted an annual holiday hiring forecast from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Plans by UPS...
  • Retailers already wooing holiday shoppers

    Even though it's still summer and Christmas is more than three months away, retailers worried by dismal second-quarter earnings and desperate to attract shoppers are gearing up for a holiday season expected to feature bigger and better promotions and...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Fall plant sales are for shopping for new trees, shrubs and perennials, especially beneficial native species

    I recently groomed my perennial garden, cutting back leggy perennials and removing dying or dead foliage. Many flowers are left to produce seeds for songbirds to enjoy this fall. In November, I will totally clean my perennial garden, so the bed's few...
  • Birth control bait-and-switch [Editorial]

    Birth control bait-and-switch  [Editorial]
    In what on the surface seems like a remarkable turnaround, a number of conservative Republican Senate candidates this year are supporting a proposal to expand access to birth control by making it available without a prescription as an over-the-counter...
  • Wasserman Schultz should leave Hobby Lobby alone

    You would think that Debbie Wasserman Schultz, as a person of the Jewish faith, would understand the importance of religious freedom. Her recent antics focusing on her attempts to instigate a boycott of Hobby Lobby stores has nothing to do with the...
  • Berry bushes move to the patio

    Berry bushes move to the patio
    The evolution of the berry bush continues. Once large and untamed, berry bushes are becoming smaller and are now being adapted for new uses, including as ornamentals. Steve Raczak of Twixwood Nursery in Berrien Springs, Mich., says that the increasing...
  • Hobby Lobby Opens In Manchester

    Hobby Lobby Opens In Manchester
    National craft and home decor retailer Hobby Lobby has opened its first Hartford-area location in Manchester. The 42,000-square-foot store, in the former Sports Authority space, is the chain's second location in Connecticut. An East Haven location...
  • Toronto: Alan Rickman on Directing 'A Little Chaos,' Gardening and Kate Winslet's Green Thumb

    Alan Rickman is best known for playing scene-stealing villains in "Die Hard" and the Harry Potter movies, but the silver tongued charmer steps out of the spotlight and assumes the director's chair for "A Little Chaos." It's a period drama about a...