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Hawaii Pacific University introduces free business minor

Hawaii Pacific University is introducing a tuition-free minor in business to current students beginning in the Summer 2020 semester, the private university announced Friday. The free pilot program will be available to freshmen who are not business maj...

Hawaii State FCU awards grants to two local businesses

Oahu-based businesses Dawn Patrol Assessments and Fitgevity are the first recipients of Hawaii State Federal Credit Union's inaugural small business grant program. Both companies are being awarded $5,000 to grow and/or expand their operations. Andrew ...

BB&T-SunTrust merger creating Truist Financial set to close

Winston-Salem-based BB&T Corp. and Atlanta’s SunTrust Banks Inc. will become Truist Financial Corp. as of midnight, closing out this year’s largest — and most talked about — bank merger. The new bank will be headquartered in Charlotte. The companies, ...

Netflix is not anti-theater, executive says

"Marriage Story" hit Netflix on Friday. But it's still playing in theaters. Netflix is not anti-theater, executive says while outlining streaming giant's cinematic ambitions

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712, 2019

Hawaii Pacific University introduces free business minor

December 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Hawaii Pacific University introduces free business minor

Hawaii Pacific University is introducing a tuition-free minor in business to current students beginning in the Summer 2020 semester, the private university announced Friday. The free pilot program will be available to freshmen who are not business maj...

612, 2019

Hawaii Board of Education approves pay incentives to address teacher shortage

December 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Hawaii Board of Education approves pay incentives to address teacher shortage

The Hawaii State Board of Education approved the Hawaii Department of Education's proposal to increase the salaries of classroom teachers in high-need areas using pay differentials, the DOE announced Thursday. The Board voted 7-2 in favor of the extra...

1212, 2019

New name for SunTrust Park to be revealed early next year

December 12th, 2019|Comments Off on New name for SunTrust Park to be revealed early next year

SunTrust Park won’t be changing its name just yet — at least not until next year. Truist Finanical Corp. became official last week as BB&T and SunTrust completed its merger, and now the rebranding process will start taking shape. On the long list of...

1112, 2019

Mayor: $110 million from city will ‘ensure … successful venture’ with MLS

December 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Mayor: $110 million from city will ‘ensure … successful venture’ with MLS

Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles last month wrote a letter to the commissioner of Major League Soccer with a detailed explanation of city incentives and collaboration, including “$110 million in hospitality funds set aside to help ensure a successful venture o...

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How the Jaguars changed in 2019 – and it’s not just Minshew-mania

December 11th, 2019|

The Jaguars have had trouble recreating the magic of the team's 2017 AFC South Championship season, but off-the-field tangible progress was made this year that is planned to enhance the fan experience around downtown and the Sports Complex. Hart Brid...

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3 cool things Lockheed Martin makes in Orlando

It’s no secret that Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) is one of Central Florida’s biggest employers. But its advanced technology under development at the defense contractor’s facilities is less well-known.  Lockheed is the region’s largest tech compan...

By | December 11th, 2019|Categories: Budget and Tax|

Britt McHenry files discrimination suit against Fox Nation

Britt McHenry, a conservative commentator and host on the Fox Nation streaming service, is suing her employer. McHenry has filed a lawsuit against Fox Nation claiming that she was denied opportunities after reporting she was sexually harassed by a for...

By | December 11th, 2019|Categories: Media|