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52 min ago | The Kansas City Star

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

On Wednesday, rails to be used by the new downtown streetcar were delivered to a staging area at 19th and Walnut streets.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Kansas City, MO

2 hrs ago | CBC News

Reimaging Toronto's apartments as small businesses

Shazia Iqbal cooks for friends and neighbours, and hopes to one day cook for many more, in her apartment's small kitchen.


Related Topix: Canada, Personal Finance,

7 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

Google Fiber testing small business service in Kansas City

Google Inc. plans to test an ultra-high-speed Internet service to some small businesses in Kansas City - spinning off the household service it debuted here - by the end of the year.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | Detroit News

Small business program to award $500K to 32 companies in Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park

The New Economy Initiative, a six-year-old project that's funded studies and business incubators in Metro Detroit, announced Wednesday a small business program that will award $500,000 to 32 existing companies who plan to grow.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Hamtramck, MI

7 hrs ago |

Need A Small Business Loan? Borrowing From Suppliers Is As Easy As Riding A Bike

It's the small business owner willing to be creative that gets financing these days.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Layton, UT

11 hrs ago | Washington Times

Va. small business owners advocate for Medicaid

A group of small business owners want Virginia House Republicans to drop their opposition to expanding publicly funded health care to low-income residents.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal

Sky Sox, CenturyLink promoting small businesses

CenturyLink, in partnership with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center, is promoting the Small Business Spotlight, The Spotlight is designed to help small businesses in the Colorado Springs area.


Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel, Personal Finance, Colorado Springs, CO

13 hrs ago | WMFD-TV Mansfield

Seminar Offered For Women And Minority Small Businesses

A three-hour seminar was held Wednesday morning for women and minorities who either already own small businesses, or want to start one.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Shelby, OH, Cincinnati, OH

14 hrs ago | Cambs Times

Social media workshop will help businesses get ahead in digital world

The workshop is being organised by Destination Digital, a new programme from Connecting Cambridgeshire to help small businesses use digital technology with free business support and grants to buy digital products and services.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

18 hrs ago | Small Business Trends

BigCommerce Increases Reach Into Small Business Commerce

BigCommerce is known for the big brands that are using it to get eCommerce sites up and running quickly.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Magento, Amazon

19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Monster Health Food Company upstages rivals

A small business that makes muesli has debunked claims from some of the food industry's biggest companies that a new star-rating system will be too costly and impractical.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Marketing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

This Week Community News

ThisWeek , Direct Energy to recognize community service

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News announce the launch of the first Columbus Small Business Community Heroes award program.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Edmonton Journal

ATB Financial to return thousands of personal guarantees for small businesses

Few things in life are 100-per-cent guaranteed, but small business loans have been one of them.Most Canadian lending institutions require small business owners to put up a 100-per-cent guarantee of the outstanding balance of their loans, often in the form of promissory notes, but also involving personal residences and assets.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Small business owners are finding outside help during tax season

To tell the tale of taxes and misery, Tim Tobitsch describes an evening roughly eight years ago at the Brillobox bar in Lawrenceville.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Outsourcing

The Columbian

Cantwell to visit Vancouver on Wednesday, focus on small businesses

Sen. Maria Cantwell, will host a field hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St. The senator, a Democrat, was appointed chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship in February.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Vancouver, WA, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Snohomish County, WA

Houston Press

State Rep. Jason Villalba Pleads Once Again for Sriracha to Bring Operations to Texas

In January, we told you about Texas state representative Jason Villalba and his quest to convince Huy Fong Foods, Inc. to move to our fair state.


Related Topix: Texas, Troy, TX, Personal Finance

Wall Street Journal

Ami Kassar: Many Small-Business Owners Don't Understand the SBA

Ami Kassar founded MultiFunding LLC , based near Philadelphia, which helps small businesses around the country find sources of financing.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Black Enterprise

Small Business Tax Tips for Last Minute Filers

Depending on where you live, a good majority of entrepreneurs have already witnessed wild weather patterns since the start of the New Year.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Weather, Tax

Jackson County Chamber offers grants to improve business storefronts

The grants, $2,500 each, are part of the 2014 Facade Grant Program. The program was designed to encourage business owners to improve their storefronts to make it more appealing to customers.


Related Topix: Jackson County, MS, Personal Finance, Pascagoula, MS


Protecting Your Business's Data From Organized Crime

Organized crime rings are using brains, not brawn, to target small businesses and steal critical data.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Science / Technology, Computer Security