Small Business

Trump administration backs Obama in national monument clash

Jul 26, 2018

A dispute over a national monument in Oregon has the Trump administration supporting former President Barack Obama, pitting itself against timber interests and taking a stance in court that President Donald Trump could later do a 180-degree turn on

Mea culpa: A business should own up to customer service flub

Jul 25, 2018

Small business owners learn when they have customer service disasters, they shouldn't just mollify customers

Angry customer? Tips to cement, not hurt, a relationship

Jul 25, 2018

When a customer calls to complain, small business owners can cement rather than lose a relationship

Drought spurs extreme measure to protect West's wild horses

Jul 23, 2018

Volunteers and federal land managers are taking steps to protect wild horses amid harsh drought conditions in parts of the U.S. West.

MGM turns to never-tested law to sue Vegas shooting victims

Jul 21, 2018

MGM Resorts International is relying on a never-tested law as it sues hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history

Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

Jul 20, 2018

A suburban Denver veterans hospital is poised to open after years of delays and costs that soared more than $1 billion over budget

Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

Jul 20, 2018

The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum

Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

Jul 20, 2018

Farmers in Oregon are losing their wheat crops as flames rip through fields during what they expected to be one of the best harvests in years

Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

Jul 19, 2018

A Hawaii community hurting from the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano are hoping local authorities will set up a spot for people to watch lava as a means to attract tourists

Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

Jul 18, 2018

Researchers say pollution levels in some U.S. national parks are similar to cities like New York and Los Angeles and are leading people to avoid visiting

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