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1 hr ago | SILive.com

Staten Island gridlock snarls small business revenue

Tom Scarangello, general manager of the Richmond Valley-based Scaran Oil, says 25 years ago the company made 40 deliveries per day.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Personal Finance

3 hrs ago | CTV

Canadian shoppers are still travelling to the United States despite...

The fluctuating loonie may actually have little impact on most Canadian businesses, suggests a new survey by the Bank of Montreal .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Bank of Montreal, Banking, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | EMarketer

Article: Consumers Favor Small Businesses Because of Their Customer Focus

US consumers are choosing small businesses because of the personalized experiences they provide compared with larger businesses.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

The small business guide to success

In many ways, the ingredients you need to start a small business haven't changed much over the years.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing, Business News

Banbridge Today

Maureen hopes to help farmers and small firms

Maureen Litter is throwing her hat into the political arena in the hope of helping small businesses and the farming community.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland,

Lexington Herald-Leader

Analysis: Mo. business tax break has wide reach

Accountants and doctors could benefit, too. And farmers and car dealers and architects.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Tax, Ohio, Personal Finance

Crain's Cleveland Business

Entrepreneurs are feeling more optimistic

He's one of many local entrepreneurs who have become more optimistic lately, according to data from multiple sources.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Personal Finance, Warrensville Heights, OH, Highland Heights, OH

Iol.co.za

The battle for Gauteng

What is the DA polling at now in Gauteng, with only three weeks to go before the voters go to the polls on May 7? We are polling in the late 30s.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lockheed mentoring boosts growth at Endicott firm

Not often can you call a multimillion dollar venture a protege. Unless the mentor is a multibillion company.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Endicott, NY, Owego, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Personal Finance, ISO 9000

TheCourier.com

Commissioner race on Seneca ballot

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN - Republican voters in Seneca County will nominate a county commissioner candidate on May 6. It is the only county race on the primary ballot, according to the Seneca County elections board.

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Related Topix: Seneca County, OH, US News, New Riegel, OH, Tiffin, OH, Personal Finance

Small Business Trends

Automate Your Business Where Possible and Boost Employee Productivity

It's time again for our Small Business Trends community news and information roundup.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Blog News, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Marketing, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Business Journal

Sawant: Higher minimum wage could benefit small businesses

Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant speaks about Mayor Ed Murray's committee to study the $15-an-hour minimum wage.

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North Sound

SBA offers disaster loans to those impacted by mudslide

As the area public information offer for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Kevin Wynne has been meeting with chambers of commerce, service clubs and other community groups to make sure everyone in the area knows about the disaster loans that are available to residents of not only Snohomish County, but also members of the Stillaguamish and ... (more)

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JD Supra

Old Days - Remembering When Small Business Had Pension Plans

We lived in politically charged times. Congress seems unable to reach any consensus on anything including where to have the annual Congressional Christmas Ball! Years of political crossfire over the Affordable Care Act have drawn renewed focus on employee benefits in general.

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Related Topix: Pension, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WBNS

Neighbors Work To Help Small Businesses Damaged In Downtown Columbus Fire

"Everything's pushed over. The product's on the floor, it's in water, it's in ashes," said Robert Grimmet, owner of Robert Mason.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Patch.com

Sente Named Small Business Legislative Advocate of the Year

Vernon Hills, Ill. - State Representative Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, was presented with the Small Business Legislative Advocate award by the Illinois Small Business Advocacy Council at their Annual Advocacy Dinner & Awards Ceremony Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Vernon Hills, IL

Small Business Trends

Senator Sherrod Brown Announces $18 Million Fund for Ohio Small Businesses

This is federal funding designed to give Ohio small business and manufacturers access to credit.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Banking, Financial Institutions, Financial Services

Brandon Sun

Mentors play important role in keeping entrepreneurs focused and accountable

It may have been a love of cats or rock climbing that first gave shape to a quirky business idea but, for many entrepreneurs, the difference between success and failure of their dream company often comes down to the support and advice they've received from mentors.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Personal Finance

CBS 3 Springfield

Business owner with unsecured Wi-Fi questioned during child porn investigation

A convicted sex offender is back in jail after police said they caught him sending child porn over the internet.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Personal Finance, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Greenwich Citizen

Lawmakers approve final attempt to expand Medicaid

As the legislative session wound down on Thursday, Maine's Democratic-controlled Legislature approved a final attempt to expand health care coverage to about 70,000 low-income residents under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US News, US Governors, Paul LePage, Personal Finance

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