Financially

City celebrates economic growth and tourism development, wins year 2021-2022

City leaders and community members gathered at Point of Honor Thursday to celebrate economic development and tourism wins and talk about what’s to come. Marjette Upshur, director of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (OEDT), said the collective focus in the Office of Economic Development and Tourism is to lead efforts to retain, expand …

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Increase your insurance coverage to protect yourself and your family from common challenges

Part of the value of the law is to help citizens avoid many legal problems. The best legal problems are the ones that never happen. Here are two of the main challenges — and financial steps to avoid the long-term financial impact on your family because of them. Long-term care insurance Many of us are …

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THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS | Live music, lectures, hiking and more | Region

Junction City Octoberfest, all day. K-State Football vs. Texas Tech, 11 a.m Bill Snyder Family Stadium. German chef prepares meals, Bier garden, music and more. Lazy T Ranch, 2103 Zeandale Road. Ogden Fall Festival, noon-11 p.m Parade, live music, beer tent and more. Ogden City Park, 220 Willow St., Ogden. Live Music: Vedettes, Blackbird Fields …

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Plantel Nurseries’ growing business … is expanding | Santa Maria Chamber Spotlight | Business

Plantel Nurseries in the Santa Maria Valley has been growing high quality vegetable transplants for 35 years. Sergio Ruiz, Contributor While the bounty of the Santa Maria Valley’s farmland is easiest to see at harvest time as vegetables, fruits and flowers are loaded onto trucks, the work begins long before that. The harsh conditions faced …

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For two days, it was almost impossible to find rental cars in St. Louis

It was the Rental Car Apocalypse. For Thursday and most of Friday, there were no rental cars available at any local offices for love or money. Well, if you had enough money, you could rent a car from St. Louis Exotics, a subsidiary of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The Ladue location offered what it calls Super Sports …

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UPDATE: More than 50 businesses participate in second annual Thursday Small Business Festival | Mid-Missouri News

COLUMBIA – The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday. Several hundred people attended the event, which featured food, live music and other family-friendly activities. “Small businesses are truly the lifeblood of Columbia,” said Heather Hargrove, Liberty Family Medicine business development manager. “We’re very fortunate to have a number …

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Virginia is moving to regulate a high-cost small business financing option

A complex and often high-cost financing option for small businesses is about to get easier under a state Corporations Commission order that dictates what providers must tell users. The option, called sales-based financing, is an advance of money to a small business that the small business repays with a set portion of daily sales. Basically, …

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Danville is hiring more economic development and tourism staff to meet increased workload | Local Business News

Danville’s economic development and tourism office is hiring more employees to handle an increased workload due to more inquiries from industries and the addition of the regional tourism program. Bad “Due to the increase in prospect activity and the addition of a regional tourism program to our office, new positions were needed to better support …

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Lawmakers try to extend ban on new weed businesses until 2025 | 406 Politics

State lawmakers and industry trade groups on Tuesday backed a new proposal to extend Montana’s moratorium on new recreational cannabis businesses until 2025. The move could protect marijuana providers in Montana from an oversaturated market while addressing conservative lawmakers’ concerns about dispensaries overrunning main streets across the state. The changes are proposed by an interim …

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