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Hyde Park Village sees uptick in business openings

Hyde Park Village sees uptick in business openings

As the drone of hammers and drills moves toward conclusion, the ringing of new businesses’ cash registers adds to the sounds of Hyde Park Village.
Published: 08/26/15
Updated: 08/27/15
Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s make a McWhopper

Burger King to McDonald’s: Let’s make a McWhopper

NEW YORK – This probably isn’t what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald’s to join forces to create a “McWhopper.”
Published: 08/26/15

More political twists with Hillsborough’s auditor post

TAMPA — Hillsborough County’s internal auditor position was approved by voters to increase efficiency in county government and save taxpayers’ dollars.
Published: 08/25/15
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts rates to help economy

U.S. stocks surge after China cuts rates to help economy

Stocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world’s second-largest economy.
Published: 08/25/15
Just Mayo maker warned by FDA that ‘mayo’ needs eggs

Just Mayo maker warned by FDA that ‘mayo’ needs eggs

The maker of eggless spread Just Mayo has gotten a warning from regulators: ‘Mayo’ needs eggs.
Published: 08/25/15
Tampa is best place to retire in U.S.,  according to study

Tampa is best place to retire in U.S., according to study

Tampa is the best city in the country for retirement, according to a study by the financial planner website WalletHub.com.
Published: 08/25/15
Survey: Recalls make Americans less satisfied with cars

Survey: Recalls make Americans less satisfied with cars

DETROIT — Americans are less happy with their cars and trucks than at any time in more than a decade, and it’s largely because they’re getting sick of dealing with recalls.
Published: 08/25/15
Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

Global markets rebound as China cuts rates to help economy

BEIJING — Global markets rebounded Tuesday after China’s central bank cut its key interest rate to support growth in the world’s second-largest economy. Earlier, China’s main stock index closed sharply lower for a fourth d...
Published: 08/25/15
Local experts tell investors to 'stay the course' after market plunge

Local experts tell investors to 'stay the course' after market plunge

It was their advice after the 9/11 attacks. It was their advice after the “flash crash” of 2010 and the August 2011 slump, and it was still their advice as the stock market tanked on Monday.
Published: 08/24/15
Updated: 08/25/15

Public can weigh in on Hillsborough transportation improvement plans

TAMPA — Hillsborough County government continues its Go Hillsborough public meetings this week, gathering public comments on proposed transportation improvement projects.
Published: 08/24/15