Daily Archives: February 11, 2019

Report: Cox Enterprises nearing $3B deal to sell its TV stations

Atlanta-based media giant Cox Enterprises Inc. is in talks to sell its TV stations to Apollo Global Management LLC for nearly $3 billion, CNBC reported citing unnamed sources. Read the full story here. "Cox Media Group and Apollo are also discussing s...

By | 2019-02-11T22:56:16+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Media|

Davis-based CVF Capital acquires Southern California drilling firm

CVF Capital Partners Inc., a Davis-based private equity firm, has acquired a Southern California company with expectations of a big business boost from work for the state of California. CVF announced that in late January it acquired BC2 Environmental,...

By | 2019-02-11T21:57:14+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Economics|

PHOTOS: What’s driving UNC Charlotte’s record-setting growth

PORTAL turned five years old this week, and it’s getting some of its most intensive work. Both PORTAL and UNC Charlotte are on a roll, with enrollment at UNC Charlotte topping 29,700 during the fall semester, an all-time high for the school that was fo...

By | 2019-02-11T19:34:29+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Victory Brewing’s new look sets it up for success amid competitive craft industry

Downingtown, Pa.-based Victory Brewing Co. rolled out a new package design across its entire portfolio, which executives said sets it up for future success as it continues to grow and churn out more brews.

By | 2019-02-11T19:29:49+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Greater Cincinnati Planned Parenthood chapter names CEO

Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region has named a new leader. Kersha Deibel has been named president and CEO of the local chapter following the retirement of previous president and CEO Jerry Lawson. Deibel has more than eight years of experience w...

By | 2019-02-11T16:32:25+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Healthcare|

Louisville exec makes major donation to Louisville college

Cecil "Barney" Barnett and his wife, Gillian Barnett, have pledged $4 million to Simmons College of Kentucky. The announcement was met with whoops, cheers and a standing ovation at a breakfast event this morning at St. Stephen Church. Barnett, the f...

By | 2019-02-11T15:42:55+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Education|

Stronger laws for nurse-to-patient ratios are back on the table

A bill that would strengthen penalties aimed at hospitals that don’t meet nursing staffing levels is back on the table. A similar bill passed the Legislature last year, but was vetoed by then-Gov. Jerry Brown. Under the new governor, legislators are h...

By | 2019-02-11T14:53:44+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Healthcare|