Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Enterprise Products to move forward on NGL expansions in Texas

Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD) has decided to move forward on two expansions to its liquefied natural gas network in Texas. One is a 40,000-barrel-per-day natural gas processing plant near Midland-Odessa in Loving County, Te...

By | 2018-10-31T22:15:20+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Quad/Graphics CEO on LSC deal: ‘Wisconsin could be on the winning side of this acquisition’

Joel Quadracci calls the acquisition of LSC Communications Inc. a "defining moment" for his family's company, Sussex-based Quad/Graphics Inc.

By | 2018-10-31T21:36:07+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Budget and Tax|

Enterprise’s venture capital arm participates in Silicon Valley startup’s $40 million raise

Clayton Venture Partners, the venture capital arm of car rental giant Enterprise Holdings Inc., participated in a $40 million Series C financing round for a California-based startup.  Enterprise’s venture capital arm joined Google, UPS, General Cataly...

By | 2018-10-31T18:45:36+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Technology|

Amazon seeks to hire at least 2,000 locals for holiday retail rush

Help wanted: Amazon.com is looking to hire more than 2,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers in Baltimore and Cecil County in the coming weeks. The internet retailing giant is on the hunt for the auxiliary workers to help fill what is expe...

By | 2018-10-31T18:45:13+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Technology|

Rivers Casino could start taking sports bets before the end of the year

Rivers Casino could be taking sports bets by December. According to a report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh casino was one of five in the state to receive tentative approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to start offerin...

By | 2018-10-31T18:07:43+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Sports|

Oprah, Will Ferrell among Hollywood stars playing part in Georgia governor’s race

Some of Hollywood's biggest stars are playing a role in pushing Stacey Abrams' candidacy for the next governor of Georgia. Media icon Oprah Winfrey is the latest star scheduled for a visit to the Peach State, using her celebrity to campaign for the De...

By | 2018-10-31T15:50:16+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Media|

Ed Goldman: My three-week Facebook experiment made golf seem exciting

I’m neither a fan nor a critic of golf or Facebook. I see them both as activities that bring a great deal of enjoyment to people but I’ve never been able to figure out where they find the time to pursue them. I get the idea that a golf course is a ple...

By | 2018-10-31T15:30:00+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Media|

Phoenix school district embarks on $10.3M expansion at 4 campuses

Alhambra Elementary School District is embarking on a $10.3 million project to build gymnasiums at four of its West Phoenix schools. This will be the first time these inner-city schools will have gymnasiums, said Jeff Stratman, legal counsel and const...

By | 2018-10-31T13:56:13+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Education|

Canada legalization, business bubbles behind Colorado’s cannabis investment warning

The Colorado Division of Securities has issued advisories for cannabis-related investments before, but this advisory was triggered for different reasons.

By | 2018-10-31T13:22:23+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Economics|

Galvin’s opponent gives him glowing red eyes in ‘House of Horror’ website

This story originally appeared on MassLive.com. Anthony Amore, the GOP candidate challenging Massachusetts Secretary of State Bill Galvin, is adding a Halloween sheen to his effort to unseat the longtime incumbent. Amore's campaign launched a website...

By | 2018-10-31T13:07:01+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Economics|

Rushern Baker tears into University of Maryland system, says Wallace Loh ‘punished for doing the right thing.’

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh started his tenure on Nov. 1, 2010, a month before Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker assumed his office. Now they’ll exit within six months of each other, and Baker, for one is not pleased. Tha...

By | 2018-10-31T12:45:00+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Education|