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Drilled, Baby, Drillednew

The strange battle to keep Big Oil from cheating.
Westword  |  Alan Prendergast  |  01-24-2012  |  Business & Labor

Mitch Daniels, protestors won't go quietlynew

Both sides dig in for the next few weeks. Mitch Daniels insists right-to-work is best; howling workers say otherwise.
NUVO  |  John Krull  |  01-11-2012  |  Business & Labor

USDA to Close Over 250 Officesnew

Plans to close or consolidate facility, office and lab operations will impact USDA headquarters in Washington and in 46 states and 1 U.S. territory.
NUVO  |  NUVO Editors  |  01-10-2012  |  Business & Labor

Amazon to Begin Taxing Online Sales in Indiananew

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced Monday that the state and have reached an agreement for the leading web retailer to begin collecting taxes on online sales.
NUVO  |  Jessica Wray  |  01-09-2012  |  Business & Labor

Creditor Seeks to Seize Assets of Convicted Staffing Executive in

A New York creditor has asked the NC Business Court to appoint a receiver to take control of staffing companies believed to be controlled by Greg Harrison for the purpose of collecting on a $7.5 million debt.
YES! Weekly  |  Jordan Green  |  01-05-2012  |  Business & Labor

Indiana Debate on Right-to-Work Sounds Familiarnew

A proposed bill would make it illegal for employers to require workers to pay fees to a union as a condition of employment.
NUVO  |  John Krull  |  01-05-2012  |  Business & Labor

Your odds of getting a job at Boeing are 1 in 357new

50,000: The number of people who applied for 140 available positions at Boeing’s new interior fabrication facility, which opened in North Charleston Dec. 1.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  12-27-2011  |  Business & Labor


Thanks to Julian Assange, we now know how Oregon’s top company fights corruption, counterfeiting and Croatian smugglers.
Willamette Week  |  Corey Pein  |  12-20-2011  |  Business & Labor

Business Boosters Push Transit Plannew

The local business community is endorsing plans to modernize and improve the regional transit system - including a local income tax increase to fund it.
NUVO  |  Rebecca Townsend  |  12-15-2011  |  Business & Labor

USPS Wins a Reprievenew

Colorado's senators, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, pushed for the moratorium.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Chet Hardin  |  12-15-2011  |  Business & Labor

Weakened Trustnew

Despite 10 quarters of profit, Exchange Bank still hasn't reinstated the Doyle Scholarship. What would Frank Doyle do?
North Bay Bohemian  |  Jay Scherf  |  12-12-2011  |  Business & Labor

Star Employees Protest Newsroom Guttingnew

After layoffs, furloughs, a 10 percent salary cut and a proposal to outsource page design and copy editing jobs to Kentucky, 'Star' workers say enough is enough.
NUVO  |  Rebecca Townsend  |  12-08-2011  |  Business & Labor

Amazon To Cock-Block Local Businesses This Holiday Seasonnew

Internet instant gratification behemoth Amazon is telling hopeful consumers to go into local retailers and photograph inventory prices in exchange for a paltry 5 percent discount (up to $5) on Amazon-equivalent products.
Nashville Scene  |  Jonathan Meador  |  12-07-2011  |  Business & Labor

Are Charities Getting Short-Changed?new

Some for-profit fundraisers pocket most of what they collect for charities, but charities say that's not the whole story.
East Bay Express  |  Will Evans  |  12-07-2011  |  Business & Labor

Money, Politics and Sludgenew

How a $1.3 billion proposal to privatize Nassau County's sewage system could flush the county's future down the drain.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  11-28-2011  |  Business & Labor

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