Small Business

Denver is 1st US city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

May 9, 2019

Voters have made Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in "magic mushrooms."

Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires top $12B

May 8, 2019

Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history

Landlord settles discrimination case with Muslim father, son

May 3, 2019

A $675,000 settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against a Denver landlord who refused to rent a restaurant building to a Muslim father and son

Montana threatens to pull exclusive club's liquor licenses

May 2, 2019

It may get tougher for Yellowstone Club members like Bill Gates and Justin Timberlake to get a drink the next time they go skiing at the exclusive club for the ultra-rich in Montana

Car-sharing apps' rising US popularity fuels tax debate

May 2, 2019

Lawmakers in Arizona and about three dozen other states are weighing regulations for apps that let people rent their cars to strangers

Small businesses extend streak of erratic job creation

May 1, 2019

Small business hiring gained in April, extending owners' string of erratic job creation

State of small business more mixed than administration says

May 1, 2019

While Trump administration officials say the president's policies are helping the economy and in turn small businesses, reports by economists and surveys of owners show the state of small business is more mixed

California seeks lessons from Florida for fire evacuations

Apr 26, 2019

Many California communities have plans similar to Florida's guidelines devised to speed up evacuations during hurricanes and wildfires

California towns at risk from fires often have few ways out

Apr 26, 2019

Some people in the places most prone to wildfires have far fewer evacuation routes than the rest of California

How we analyzed California's wildfire evacuation routes

Apr 25, 2019

How we analyzed California's wildfire evacuation routes

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