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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

CVS Changes Name, Ends Tobacco Sales

The pharmacy chain will now be known as "CVS Health."
Cigar Distributor Indicted for Failing to Pay Over $6.1 Million in Taxes

Cigar Distributor Indicted for Failing to Pay Over $6.1 Million in Taxes

Aamir Sulaiman, owner and operator of Delta Distribution Services Corp., allegedly owes over $6 million in tobacco taxes to the state.
Clinton Hill Restaurant: Don't Bring Your Kids Here

Clinton Hill Restaurant: Don't Bring Your Kids Here

The ban reportedly went into effect last week.
About 3M Cards Compromised in Security Breach at Michaels Stores

About 3M Cards Compromised in Security Breach at Michaels Stores

The breach also affects transactions made at the store's subsidiary Aaron Brothers.
MTA and Transport Workers Agree on Pay Increase for Transit Employees

MTA and Transport Workers Agree on Pay Increase for Transit Employees

The eight percent wage increase would be implemented over the next five years.
Three Minutes on a Park Bench With: Savannah Ashour

Three Minutes on a Park Bench With: Savannah Ashour

Tacos as a snack and other wisdom on being content in Kensington.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.
New York Lottery Debuts $25 Scratch-Off Ticket

New York Lottery Debuts $25 Scratch-Off Ticket

Players can win up to $7.5 million.
If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

If You Have a Lane Cedar Chest Here's How to Get a Replacement Lock

Children can become trapped in the chests when the lid closes automatically locking with no way of opening from the inside.
Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

Is the U.S. Really on the Verge of a Doctor Shortage?

A breakdown of factors contributing to the looming doctor shortage in the United States.
Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

Target: Data For 70M Customers Breached

The retailer had earlier said 40 million customers had sensitive data stolen, like credit card numbers, debit card PINs and email addresses.