4 hrs ago
Apparently, democracy is just too much trouble for the Grant County Commission. You may recall how, a year ago, commissioners and other local officials pushed a ballot initiative that would have raised gross receipts taxes by 1/4% to fund a $10 million wish list of "economic development" projects.
8 hrs ago
Cott: Headline Miss Masks Underlying Improvement; 100+% Upside
Headline EPS miss masks several positive developments during the second quarter.
12 hrs ago
Despite recent legal victory, Wal-Mart yet to make move for construction
A week after Muskegon County 14th Circuit Judge William C. Marietti rejected an appeal of those opposed to the building of a Wal-Mart in Whitehall Township, no movement to pursue construction has been made by the retail giant.
17 hrs ago
Think everything on a dollar menu costs a dollar? Think again.
How expensive are those everyday low prices? How much do things really cost on that fast-food restaurant's dollar menu? The answer is more than you think, but maybe not for the reason you think.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Hotel/Retail complex raises concerns
Our Town Boards have approved the Hampton Inn and Retail Complex just south of town center on Route 7A.
The Motley Fool
Home Depot and Lowe's: 5 Simple Charts Investors Should See
However, thanks to the 5 key charts below, not only can we gain key insights into each company's operatins but can also draw some key conclusions regarding each as a potential investment.
The Honolulu Advertiser
Study: Happiness in Hawaii costs $120,000
If money can buy happiness, a study says Hawaii residents need $120,000 a year. In this November 2011 photo, cashiers check out purchases by customers on Black Friday at the Best Buy store in Iwilei.
Courthouse phones still on the fritz
County Commissioner Carlos Salazar places his hands over his head as he reads through paperwork during Monday's court meeting.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Ed Schultz opposes Obama's immigration executive order, partly due to impact on workers
On his MSNBC show yesterday, Ed Schultz came out against Barack Obama issuing an Executive Order that would in effect legalize millions of illegal aliens.
Democrats push making labor organizing a 'civil right'
Myron Byrd puts his W-2 tax form on display during a protest outside a Wal-Mart store on June 4,... Reps.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Town tax rate to rise 2.5 percent
The Select Board set the town tax rate at roughly $1.02 at its Monday meeting. The municipal rate is made up of three other rates, one for the town general fund, the highway fund, and the fire department.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The dark side of the renovation boom
The hit Canadian TV show Property Brothers follows a formula as rigid as a newly sistered floor joist.
The Demise Of Whole Foods Is A Fallacy
The current trend of healthy eating without pesticides and GMOs has sparked a similarly popular trend of expressing a position regarding the outlook of Whole Foods Market .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
KLRN-TV San Antonio
the Conscience of a Compassionate Conservative
It's alive and well at the conservative American Enterprise Institute -- AEI - where Brooks became president in 2009.
Does Steve Madden Have More Upside?
The footwear business' development is filled by expanding wellbeing worries that are pushing customers to grasp a dynamic lifestyle.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Disney moves toward $10 hourly starting pay as job market rebounds
Walt Disney World is among big companies moving toward paying workers at least $10 an hour - a change that experts say will improve the standard of living for the lowest-paid employees and could pressure other employers to raise pay.
Opponents of Stoughton Wal-Mart development question economics of TIF
Part of a development pitched for the western edge of Stoughton, the city council approved a development agreement earlier this year to build the multi-stage project.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Caribou residents intrigued by secession effort
A proposal for 80 percent of Caribou's geographic area to break away and form a new town called Lyndon in an effort to lower property taxes has taken many residents by surprise and it's been the topic of discussion around town since it was unveiled last week .
Brookhaven planners to vote on proposed Walmart
The Brookhaven Planning Board plans to vote on a proposed Walmart in East Patchogue at its board meeting early next month.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Potential Hanover Walmart approved despite neighbor resistance
Neighbors in Hanover are upset after county officials gave the go-ahead for a new development, possibly a Walmart Neighborhood Market.