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Advocacy Releases Annual Small Business Lending Report

Karen Mills to Step Down as Head of Small Business Administration

Mills came on as Head of the SBA during the financial meltdown of 2009

Exit comes as President Obama proposes merging the SBA with the Dept of Commerce &…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Mountain Dew Enters the Energy Drink Market with "Kickstart"

Mountain Dew Enters the Energy Drink Market With “Kickstart”

PepsiCo hopes to break into the $8 billion dollar energy drink market.

Even as soft drink sales have decreased, energy drink sales rose 17% in 2011 according…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Makers Mark watering down its whiskey in an effort to meet rising global demand.

Maker’s Mark Waters Down Bourbon to Stretch Low Supply

Company COO says alcohol volume has to be reduced due to global demand.

Known for its signature red wax-sealed bottles, Maker’s Mark is watering down its whiskey.

By C. Daniel Baker

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Lessons in Freelancing: How to Diversify Your Client Base

Insider tips to help you remain marketable

Insider tips to help you remain marketable

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Chris Paul and Avon team up for a new frangrance

Chris Paul and Avon Team Up to Launch “Untouchable” Cologne

Injured, the Los Angeles Clipper's point guard is still making moves off the court.

The head of the CP3 Foundation, father of two, and 2-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Chaka Khan debuts her 'Chakalates' Chocolate, 'Khana Sutra' Candle Line

Chaka Khan Debuts her “Chakalates” Chocolate, “Khana Sutra” Candle Line

In time for Valentines Day, Chaka Khan announces her new line of chocolates

Celebrating 40 years in the music industry, the 10 time Grammy Winner debuts chocolates and…

By C. Daniel Baker

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New Postal Service Changes May Reduce Netflix Mail Costs

New Postal Service Changes May Reduce Netflix Mail Costs

Eliminating Saturday mail delivery could save Netflix millions of dollars in postage.

How the elimination of Saturday delivery would affect Netflix’s profitable DVD-by-Mail option

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National Small Business Association Says “Outlook Not Good”

Business owners expressed frustration regarding healthcare costs and regulations

Annual survey of business owners shows troubling trends for the upcoming year

By C. Daniel Baker

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666 on tax form causes Christian worker to quit his job

“666” on Tax Form Causes Christian Worker to Quit His Job

"666" is commonly associated with the devil

Worker felt the number on his tax form went against his Christian faith

By C. Daniel Baker

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Customers win, Furniture Store Loses on $600,000 Super Bowl Bet

Customers Win, Furniture Store Loses on Super Bowl Bet

445 customers took advantage of the store's annual Super Bowl promotion

One Baltimore furniture shop won for losing when it bet on a rare event in…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Swizz Beatz Announces Co-Ownership Of A “Monster” Headphone Company

Swizz Beatz adds his vision to Monster

A week after his wife Alicia Keys joined BlackBerry, Swizz Beats announced his own “Monster”…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Loans available to Businesses Affected by Sandy

100 Days After Hurricane Sandy: Businesses Continue To Put Disaster Plans Into Place

Having a continuity plan can help keep your company’s doors open after a tragedy

Because of Hurricane Sandy, the Sharps’ company, Precision Infrastructure Inc., experienced losses of about $250,000.…

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Lifestyle Entrepreneur Mariah Huq's The Mommy, The Mrs., The Mogul

Lifestyle Entrepreneur Mariah Huq Turns Her Dream into a “Reality”

Mariah Huq balances a home decor line & a new reality show

New show aims to show the behind the scenes drama doctors and their families face.

By C. Daniel Baker

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New York Soul Food Hot Spot Files for Bankruptcy

Popular New York Soul Food Hot Spot Files for Bankruptcy

Pink Teacup saga continues as new location files for bankruptcy

When the eatery moved last year to its latest location, it did not have a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Five Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Small Business Bank Loan

Employers Show Love with Benefits Packages

Improving economy giving employers confidence to treat workers well

Employers see the benefit in keeping workers happy, healthy a new study says

By Ashley R. Harris

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Entrepreneurs' Organization Signs Partnership with Microsoft

Microsoft Starts $75M Program for African Businesses

The company's 4Afrika Initiative will offer business training for as many as 200,000 people

Microsoft initiative will put as many as a million small African businesses online in the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Queen Latifah signs exclusive Multi-Year Agreement with Netflix

Queen Latifah Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Agreement With Netflix

Deal will allow Netflix users exclusive early views of Queen Latifah Productions.

Queen Latifah’s “Flavor Unit” continues it’s success

By C. Daniel Baker

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BP Accused of Manipulating Gas Prices, Ex-Employee Speaks Out

BP is accused of rigging the oil market for the third time in less than 10 years.

BP falls in hot water again as former head of gas liquids trading speaks out…

By Amber McKynzie

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Minority Hiring at Columbia University Expansion Project Under State Scrutiny

Columbia University will be expanding its footprint in Harlem by 17 acres

State to confirm that minority hiring goals are being met

By Makkada B. Selah

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Baker refuses to Bake a Wedding Cake for a Same Sex Couple

Baker Refuses to Bake a Wedding Cake for a Same Sex Couple

Baker says if he has to be punished for his religion, so be it.

Incident raises the question: Does the First Amendment trump anti-discrimination statues

By C. Daniel Baker

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

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