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Cool Offices: Bellmont’s build-out goes bigger and bolder

Do you work in a Twin Cities-area Cool Office? If so, send high-resolution photos (Dropbox is best for easy sharing) and a description of the space including its location, size, use, features, technology, employee count, designer and builder to Kim Joh...

Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent to earn $252,000 annually

The new superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools will earn a salary of $252,000 annually during his initial two-year contract.  Keith Posley became the district’s interim superintendent in May. The School Board unanimously decided on Oct. 9 to drop ...

Gateway Technical College breaks ground on iMET Center expansion

Gateway Technical College broke ground Monday on the expansion of its Sturtevant campus.  The college is expanding the SC Johnson iMET Center by about 35,000 square feet to support the needs of employers associated with Foxconn Technology Group’s deve...

Fandango dances onto 5,000 more screens in Latin America

By inking multiyear deals with several international exhibitors, Fandango has added more than 5,000 new screens to its movie ticketing network in more than 15 Latin American countries. The Beverly Hills, California-based company has signed pacts with ...

Loot Crate taps ex-Fandango exec as CFO

Subscription box service Loot Crate has hired former Fandango Chief Financial Officer Rob Leff as its CFO. Leff worked at movie ticketing company Fandango for 10 years and was its CFO since 2011.  Loot Crate said Leff was a “significant force” in Fan...

Countdown: The top 6 private K-12 schools in the Dayton region

The Dayton region has an abiding interest in quality education, and many consider private schools a place to obtain that level of schooling. While much attention is placed on public schools, a recent report delves into private schools in the area, name...

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2310, 2018

Early childhood literacy an ‘enormous driver’ for Tipp City Foundation

October 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Early childhood literacy an ‘enormous driver’ for Tipp City Foundation

Tipp City’s many community advocates come from varied backgrounds, but their unifying factor has been a love of this Miami County town. Few towns of this size have a foundation dedicated to their growth as is the Tipp City Foundation.  Founded in 194...

2310, 2018

Health Care Digest: Winning the war for biotech talent, dialysis companies spend big on Prop. 8, and more

October 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Health Care Digest: Winning the war for biotech talent, dialysis companies spend big on Prop. 8, and more

Editor's note: The San Francisco Business Times is launching this weekly health care digest by reporter Ron Leuty. It features a roundup of local news items, musings from notable figures, insights from other publications and must-reads from our own new...

2210, 2018

Del Monte cuts 63 jobs at Crystal City plant

October 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Del Monte cuts 63 jobs at Crystal City plant

Del Monte Foods Inc. is cutting 63 jobs at its canning plant about 120 miles southwest of San Antonio following a decision to skip the plant's fall and winter packing seasons. The California-based company recently filed a worker adjustment and retrain...

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Several NFL agents suspended

October 23rd, 2018|

Several NFL agents have been suspended as a result of a new test that the NFL Players Association instituted this year, including Deryk Gilmore, who negotiated Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans’ $82.5 million contract. It is not clear exac...

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How ex-ESPN chief John Skipper got Golden Boy’s boxing on DAZN

Early in the afternoon on Oct. 2, John Skipper sat in Golden Boy’s Los Angeles office to pitch the group on DAZN, a subscription-based video streaming service that launched in the United States earlier this year. Golden Boy Promotions’ media rights de...

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Sports|

Cool Offices: Bellmont’s build-out goes bigger and bolder

Do you work in a Twin Cities-area Cool Office? If so, send high-resolution photos (Dropbox is best for easy sharing) and a description of the space including its location, size, use, features, technology, employee count, designer and builder to Kim Joh...

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Economics|

Early childhood literacy an ‘enormous driver’ for Tipp City Foundation

Tipp City’s many community advocates come from varied backgrounds, but their unifying factor has been a love of this Miami County town. Few towns of this size have a foundation dedicated to their growth as is the Tipp City Foundation.  Founded in 194...

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Economics|

Health Care Digest: Winning the war for biotech talent, dialysis companies spend big on Prop. 8, and more

Editor's note: The San Francisco Business Times is launching this weekly health care digest by reporter Ron Leuty. It features a roundup of local news items, musings from notable figures, insights from other publications and must-reads from our own new...

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Healthcare|

Del Monte cuts 63 jobs at Crystal City plant

Del Monte Foods Inc. is cutting 63 jobs at its canning plant about 120 miles southwest of San Antonio following a decision to skip the plant's fall and winter packing seasons. The California-based company recently filed a worker adjustment and retrain...

By | October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Budget and Tax|

Medtronic co-founder Earl Bakken, 94, dies at Hawaii home

Earl Bakken, the electrical engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist who invented the first wearable heart pacemaker, has died at his Hawaii home. He was 94. Bakken co-founded Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) in 1949 in Minneapolis along with his brother-in-la...

By | October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Technology|