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Features by Kate Davidson

Michigan wants 50,000 skilled immigrants to save Detroit

But employment-based visas aren't divvied up geographically.
Posted In: Tech, Detroit

American and US Airways start code-sharing as a step toward unifying operations

The carriers are taking their merger step by step, including the move for each to sell tickets on some flights operated by the other airline.
Posted In: Airlines, American Airlines, mergers

Crowdfunding for investors may soon get easier

The JOBS Act will promote equity investing through crowdfunding. A Washington, D.C. real estate firm has already been trying it out.
Posted In: JOBS Act, crowd-funding

My Nick Jr. personalizes TV -- and it smells like Netflix

Viacom’s new My Nick Jr. lets parents program a channel – an attempt to hold more viewers on television.
Posted In: nickelodeon, cable, television, viacom

50 years of the War on Poverty. But which poverty?

The 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's declaration of the War on Poverty.
Posted In: war on poverty, LBJ, poverty

Conflict minerals disclosure rule heads to court

A court hears arguments on a rule that requires companies to report on whether their products contain conflict minerals.
Posted In: conflict minerals, Tech

Boeing's Washington workers vote on contract for 777X. Again.

What's at stake for Boeing and its union workers in the contract vote?
Posted In: Boeing, union vote

Foreclosures are down, but some places may see a surge

Nearly half of states require that foreclosures go through court. That slower process means a backlog of foreclosures is coming to market.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure

A peek inside the Post Office before Christmas

Monday is purported to be the U.S. Postal Service's biggest day of the year.
Posted In: holiday shopping, usps

Tax relief may expire for underwater homeowners

Unless Congress acts, struggling homeowners who seek relief could face an unexpected tax bill.
Posted In: mortgage relief, Housing


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