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Spotting local stories in road construction

Orange-barrel season is in full swing (though actually, the season seems to last year-round lately), and

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40-plus interns: Job retraining for middle-aged workers

Many would-be workers are starting internships this time of year. In pondering some angles for business

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(A few) essential bookmarks and follows

Every journalist should have a short list of blogs, resources and writers from which to keep

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Jobs Market: Check with contract staffing agencies

If you’re casting about for a fresh take on jobs and the employment scene, pull up

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2013 Gerald Loeb Award finalists announced

Barlett & Steele 2012 gold award winner David Barstow was among the nominees for the Loeb

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10 Supreme Court Cases business reporters should study

Supreme Court deliberations can seem opaque and perplexing to reporters who haven’t had constitutional history classes,

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Finding local ties to the new Fortune 500 ranking

The 2013 edition of Fortune’s ranking of the top 500 U.S. companies hits the street today.   And

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Tragedies that spawn merchandise and consumer goods

We’ve seen this before, but it always raises eyebrows when it happens:  companies and entrepreneurs rushing

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Bitcoin is virtual coin, really hard to describe

Beware of bitcoin Bitcoin* is all the rage. It’s extraordinarily difficult to write about because no

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Jobs: Digital First, New York Times, Simon & Schuster

  A couple of interesting online news jobs have come up recently. Digital First Media is

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