Bellevue makes final offer for Fourth Street properties
The Bellevue City Council put its best offer on the table Monday night to acquire contentious property rights needed to extend Northeast Fourth Street to 120th Avenue Northeast.
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Naples Daily News
New Fort Myers Beach park and ride approved
Sun worshippers looking to avoid driving in bridge traffic on the way to Fort Myers Beach will soon have a new place to park and hop on a LeeTran trolley.
National Review Online
April 15, 2014
John Bolton's political action committees are pulling in big bucks. Together, the former United Nations ambassador's groups, a PAC and a Super PAC that will back candidates who share Bolton's belief in a muscular foreign policy, raised nearly $2 million since their launch in November, sources say.
Janney Ups Visa, MasterCard To Buy After Selloff
It's been a good week for Visa and MasterCard -two days in and they've enjoyed two rounds of upgrades .
Cape Cod Times
The Battle of Cape Cod
To borrow from a union song Pete Seeger used to sing, in the Battle of Cape Cod, which side are you on? The perennially embattled Cape Cod Commission makes a game attempt in its mission statement to be all things to all constituents.
San Bernardino County Sun
Walmart expanding in the Inland Empire
Walmart's presence in San Bernardino County has grown in recent months, with the addition last fall of two new stores in Rialto and Ontario, and a soon-to-open supercenter in Victorville.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Sunshine State News
Senate Textbook Bill a Clunker
The textbook bill that passed narrowly in the Senate last week is no way to answer Common Core.
Retailer focuses on India to grow
Wal-Mart plans to open 50 more wholesale stores in India over the next five years and expand its e-commerce operations, the company said, in its latest attempt to grow its presence in the subcontinent.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Day Worker Center celebrates first year
Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County Program Director Mireya Gomez-Contreras hanks the center's staff and workers at Anna Jean Cummings Park in Soquel on Sunday afternoon during the center's first anniversary party.
North Shore News
Buzzwords to wow the hicks
"It's not what people don't know that hurts them, it's what they know that ain't true..." -Will Rogers "Economic Diplomacy" is the new buzz phrase in governance.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Retailers bring back the indie scene with Record Store Day
"Why would someone plow a cornfield and put in a baseball field? Why would someone open a record store at the tail end of a recession and in a dying market? Really, it's border line insane," he says, laughing.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Beaumont Enterprise
Sebelius, a lightning rod for critics, resigns
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius listens as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 10, 2014, before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the HHS Department's fiscal Year 2015 budget.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Marin Voice: Marinwood's public process
A FREQUENT CHARGE made by those opposed to the Marinwood Shopping Center redevelopment plan and by San Rafael City Councilman Damon Connolly is that there has been inadequate community input.
Drug store supplants shop, homes
Developers had reason to cheer but also jeer in the wake of separate decisions by two of the town's regulatory boards last week.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The New York Observer
Does Walmart Heiress's Co-op Buy Signal a Resumption of Retailer's New York Push?
Much has been made of Walmart's many controversial, thus-far-failed attempts to enter our fair city.
Grow it Green: Hydroponics
LOWS IN THE 20'S TOMORROW NIGHT, AND EVENTUALLY THE WARMING TREND THEREAFTER. LET'S HEAD TO GROW IT GREEN.
Council splits on Old County Road bond
After meeting with state engineers concerning potential state assistance in fixing Old County Road Monday night, April 7, a split city council voted to go ahead with asking taxpayers to approve a $1.6 million bond for the project.
The Hartford Courant
Wal-Mart plans 50 more India wholesale outlets, e-commerce launch
Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to open 50 more wholesale outlets in India and launch online operations to sell to small traders after calling off a joint venture last year and shelving plans to open its own retail stores in the country.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
NEWCan H&M usher in a green revolution on the high street?
Penelope Cruz arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party wearing a dress from the H&M Conscious range Unlike a catwalk show, the red carpet isn't always a place to inspire a change in the way we dress, shop or think about fashion.
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Deltona OKs rezoning for Wal-Mart, health-care center DELTONA a " City...
City commissioners voted 4-3 Monday in support of a rezoning that makes way for both a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and a Florida Hospital Fish Memorial outpatient care center.