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  • Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in second quarter 2014 sales

    Smithfield Foods Inc. reports 14 percent spike in second quarter 2014 sales
    SMITHFIELD — Despite posting a $3.8 billion profit last quarter, Smithfield Foods Inc. officials say a deadly pig virus is prompting them to pump the breaks on new global expansion. "Notwithstanding a bullish hog production outlook, PED (virus)...
  • New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure faces great expectations

    Great expectations await Marcelo Claure, who on Monday morning started his new job atop Sprint Corp. The handpicked choice of Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son is under pressure to produce results that have eluded the nation's third-largest wireless...
  • Uber hires ex-Obama campaign manager David Plouffe in strategy role

    Uber hires ex-Obama campaign manager David Plouffe in strategy role
    The upstart rideshare company Uber has hired David Plouffe, a former advisor to President Obama, as senior vice president of quality and strategy, what Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick called "a strategic thought partner and a brilliant general."...
  • Sign language makes church accessible to hearing-impaired

    Andrew Baginski became aware of the deaf community when three of his cousins could not hear in the traditional way, so he learned to communicate with his family in the language they spoke – American Sign Language. Every other Saturday at 4 p.m.,...
  • 'Butcher & Blues' - Casual evening to honor acclaimed photographer for capturing Florida's untamed beauty

    For more than 50 years, Clyde Butcher has been preserving Florida's most undisturbed landscapes, including the Everglades, with black and white film. Internationally acclaimed for his photographs and passion for preservation, Butcher will showcase 36...
  • NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success

    NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success
    Scientists and engineers convened at La Caņada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday to share findings of a recent test project that could help NASA deposit bigger, heavier payloads and spacecraft on the Martian surface. The Low-Density Supersonic...
  • Maryland alum Vernon Davis in familiar territory as 49ers practice with Ravens

    For star tight end Vernon Davis, the San Francisco 49ers' joint practices with the Ravens returned him to familiar surroundings. The former Maryland standout has been catching up with family and friends this week, including Ravens wide receiver Torrey...
  • Obama's standing among voters is hurting Democrats, poll finds

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is dragging down his party and hurting the prospects of fellow Democrats as they head into midterm elections that will determine who controls Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Obama is beset by problems...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bank Of America Provides Internships

    Michael Edwards, Eva Maher, Zak Sayah, recent graduates of the Classical Magnet School, Angelica Torres-Maldonado, a recent graduate of The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and Makeda Barr-Brown, a rising senior at the Sport and Medical Sciences...
  • Claims of retaliation for faculty dissent at Corcoran Gallery of Art

    It seems that the controversial breakup of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design just got vindictive. On Thursday, Peggy Loar, the Corcoran’s interim director and president, terminated an instructor who opposes the...
  • Affordable Housing Isn't A Problem — Not Having It Is

    By now nearly everyone's heard of the infamous "poor door" in New York City, the luxury 33-story Upper West Side condominium project, called 40 Riverside, that has 55 affordable rental units with a separate entrance. "Poor doors" have also been...