Small Business

Rush of pot grows splits rural California before legal sales

Nov 24, 2017

An influx of marijuana growing operations has a Northern California county reconsidering its decision to embrace the businesses ahead of statewide legalization

Deer hunting limited in Western US states after tough winter

Nov 24, 2017

The brutally cold and snowy winter last year in the Rocky Mountains was deadly for deer and other wild game prized by hunters

State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

Nov 23, 2017

A group of state attorneys general is telling the National Park Service to scrap its plan for a fee increase at some of the most popular destinations

Small retailers aim for emotional ties big chains may lack

Nov 22, 2017

The smallest retailers will tug at shoppers' heartstrings during the holidays, aiming for an emotional experience big chains don't provide

Restaurant owners finding strong appetites in Detroit

Nov 20, 2017

A resurgent downtown Detroit has become somewhat of a magnet for small startup companies, corporate headquarters and even fine cuisine

Lawmakers say $100 billion in disaster aid still not enough

Nov 18, 2017

Even with White House seeking an additional $44 billion for disaster aid, lawmakers from hurricane-ravaged regions say the total nearing $100 falls short of what's needed

Nevada wants to use untried execution drugs that pose risks

Nov 18, 2017

A new combination of drugs that Nevada wants to use for its first execution in more than a decade carries serious risks

White House requests $44 billion disaster aid bill

Nov 17, 2017

The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that falls far short of demands from hurricane-hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Nov 15, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Businesses lure seasonal help with chances for other jobs

Nov 15, 2017

Small businesses that need extra help for holidays sweeten the deal with chances for a permanent job or help finding another