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National legal network formed to combat sex discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent women's rights advocacy group has recruited more than 70 attorneys from 15 states to form a national legal network intended to assist women and girls who are victims of sex discrimination.
Fatima Goss Graves, president of the Washington-based National Women's Law Center, announced the formation o ... (full story)


Redesign, move, declutter _ businesses fix workspace issues

Redesign, move, declutter _ businesses fix workspace issues

NEW YORK (AP) — Triangle Pest Control's original workspace was a 2,000-square-foot garage housing 25 people — the technicians who did the bug control work, as well as all the sales and support staffers. It was hard for employees to handle phone calls when everyone sat so close together.
"We were all crammed in,&q ... (full story)


Get rid of Qualcomm?

Dear Mr. Berko: In November 2016, my stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of Qualcomm at $71.25 for income and growth. It's now $51, and my broker wants me to sell the stock and take a $4,050 loss. He said Qualcomm is being sued by Apple, and he thinks it could really hurt the company. Please explain what the suit is about. And would y ... (full story)


Urban farms help in Youngstown’s recovery

A handful of enterprising urban farmers in the city and close environs are reclaiming city lots in some of the city’s most economically-deprived neighborhoods and turning them into small working farms.
As the city of Youngstown has shrunk from 170,000 residents to fewer than 65,000 from the 1950s until present day, accordi ... (full story)


Fed chairs

Dear Mr. Berko: Could you give your opinions of recent chairs of the Federal Reserve Board -- namely, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen? -- TD, Akron, Ohio
Dear TD: I believe I know enough about economics, money and banking to spend a month of evenings talking with Janet Yellen about how she and her colleagues run the ... (full story)