10 hrs ago
National Public Radio
Online Sales Taxes Shift Consumer Behavior, Study Shows
Congress is considering a bill called the Marketplace Fairness Act that would force many online sellers to collect sales taxes for the first time.
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11 hrs ago
PANKs, pics and gimmicks: Lessons from PR boot camp
In the spirit of Hemingway, where "all are apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master," many PR agencies recently sent their senior communicators to the Fourth Annual PR Agency Boot Camp, hosted by the Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms and the Canadian Public Relations Society.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Cape Cod Commission and 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.
NLRB election hearing reveals right wing's true colors
Last week, the National Labor Relations Board held two days of hearings to allow public comment on its new election rules, which are designed to eliminate the worst cases of deliberate and unjustified pre-election delay.
Sid Salter: Amazon collects online sales taxes from Floridians
Online retail giant Amazon.com this month began collecting sales tax for online purchases made by Floridians.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Is Land the answer in Michigan?
Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Motley Fool
3 Winners in Discount Retail: Costco, TJX, and Amazon.com
The retail business has become remarkably competitive lately, especially for companies operating in the low end of the pricing spectrum.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Is Wal-Mart the Welfare Queen of Corporate America?
The U.S. tax code and corporate America are infamously known as a duo surrounded by political rhetoric and controversy.
County zoning hearings scheduled for April 29
The years-long battle between Costco and a coalition of residents, civic associations and environmental groups over whether the retail giant can open a 16-pump gas station at Westfield Wheaton mall rages on.
The Motley Fool
The Power of Dividend Investing: Procter & Gamble, Apple, and Lowe's
Investing in dividend stocks can be one of the most simple and effective ways to achieve superior returns over time.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.