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Business Stories of the Week: Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

Disney buys most of 21st Century Fox The Walt Disney Company reached a deal to buy

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Covering Your Local Startup Scene

Startups aren’t just a coastal phenomenon. While Silicon Valley is often considered the country’s startup mecca, smaller

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Story Ideas and Experts for Holiday Budget Stories

Whether they’re strapped for cash or are trying to squeeze all the value they can out

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Business Stories of the Week: Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Dollar General increases food sales With the retail industry in turmoil, discount chain Dollar General is

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Business Angles for the Local Makers Movement

Artisans and small-batch food producers do much of their sales leading up to holiday gift-giving, so

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Holiday Marketing Strategies on Twitter

For a business reporter, the holiday season is all about retail and shopping. If you’re looking

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Business Stories of the Week: Dec. 1, 2017

Deals—not goods—drive consumers A Cyber Monday article on the Popular Science website, popscie.com, explains why consumers mindlessly react

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New Angles on the Holiday Shopping Season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a heartbeat away, and the signs are positive for the

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2017 Barlett & Steele Awards: Watch the Behind-the-Scenes Video

Uncovering potentially lethal mistakes made by local pharmacists. Exposing the executive greed that doomed a beloved

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Business Stories of the Week: Nov. 17, 2017

Digital pills get a thumb’s-up The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the world’s first

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