Small Business

Judge rules for McClatchy officials accused of mismanagement

Jan 17, 2018

A California judge is siding with a former chief executive of the McClatchy newspaper chain and other company officials in a lawsuit alleging they mismanaged funds by buying a rival newspaper publisher and failing to diversify investments

Group pushes lawsuit saying book infringes on artist's work

Jan 17, 2018

A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright infringement lawsuit against an Oregon children's book author

Schools, groups plan for ways to help young immigrants

Jan 17, 2018

Amid uncertainty over protections for young immigrants in the U.S. illegally, a scholarship group that recently got its biggest donation yet from Amazon chief Jeff Bezos says it's exploring ways to help students if they're deported

Business owners help employees deal with emotional problems

Jan 17, 2018

Employers juggle competing concerns when they're dealing with employees' mental health issues

US gives $2B to help homeless amid plans to cut housing aid

Jan 11, 2018

The Trump administration has announced more than $2 billion in grants for local agencies trying to help the homeless

Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests

Jan 10, 2018

In the hypercompetitive world of Las Vegas tourism, the staples of hotel-room technology _ a phone on a nightstand and a flat-screen TV _ don't cut it anymore

Business on ice: Deep freeze, snow hurt small companies

Jan 10, 2018

Revenue in a deep freeze: Severe winter weather hurt many small businesses like restaurants and stores

Cyprus: small business loans helped economy from crisis

Jan 10, 2018

Cyprus' finance minister says 269 European Investment Bank loans to small and medium-sized businesses over the last three years have helped the economy rebound from an economic crisis nearly pushed the tiny island-nation into bankruptcy

AP Exclusive: Debate simmers over police selling seized guns

Jan 9, 2018

Many police departments sell confiscated guns to raise money to buy gear, but critics say law enforcement shouldn't be putting weapons back on the street.

Get Started: More time to send health care forms to staffers

Jan 8, 2018

The IRS has extended the deadline for employers and insurers to provide 2017 health insurance information forms to employees

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