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Where’s the beef? Fast-food franchisees pan NY wage hike

July 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Activists cheer during a rally after the New York Wage Board endorsed a proposal to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations, Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in New York. The increase would be phased in over three years in New York City and over six years elsewhere. [&hellip...

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Electronic Sports League to begin random drug tests

July 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 7, 2009, file photo, a participant plays a computer game during the Intel Friday Night Game, a competition of the ESL, Electronic Sports League, in Dresden, Germany. The Electronic Sports League says it will begin randomly drug...

YouTube creators looking elsewhere for money

July 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Skylar Sutton, 13, left, reacts after buying items as Charlotte Horne, 13, both of Virginia Beach, Va., looks on at the Youtube personality Dan and Phil booth during the 6th annual VidCon at Anaheim Convention Center on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Anaheim,...

Amtrak testing retractable platform at station in Ann Arbor

July 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Billy Altom, of Little Rock, Arkansas, prepares to board a waiting train using a newly designed bridge plate that bridges the gap between the platform and the train during an event to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at...

Visa 3Q earnings jump 25 percent, beat estimates

July 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 2, 2011 file photo shows a wallet containing cash and a Visa card in Surfside, Fla. Visa Inc. releases quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Visa Inc. said its fiscal...

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Safe and healthy ways to shed those extra pounds

July 24, 2015 • Dining Guide, UncategorizedComments (0)

Maintaining a healthy weight is a great way to avoid sickness and disease. According to the Obesity Education Initiative, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, as people become overweight and obese, their risk for developing a host of ailments,...

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A friend for small businesses, Center helps entrepreneurs create and grow their own enterprises

July 23, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels and Tom McDonald Roswell Daily Record It’s not easy growing a small business in Roswell. It’s tough everywhere. Done right, however, with a realistic eye on the market and help from some valuable resources, it can be done. And that’s...

Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

July 23, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 15, 2015, file photo, demonstrators rally for a $15 minimum wage before a meeting of the state Wage Board in New York. The New York state Wage Board is expected to recommend a higher minimum wage for the industry during a meeting...

After 2 deaths, Ikea warns of risks with 27M dressers

July 23, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This product image provided by Ikea shows a Malm 6-drawer dresser. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, is announcing a repair program that includes a free wall anchoring kit, for their Malm 3- and...

Greece clears final reform hurdle before new bailout talks

July 23, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras votes during an emergency parliament session in Athens, Thursday, July 23, 2015. Greek lawmakers held a whirlwind debate into the early hours Thursday on further reforms demanded by international creditors in...