John Haltom, who owns sex shops in Missouri and other states, says he should be eligible to run for City Council in Lincoln, Neb. The county's election is against it, arguing that he has a felony conviction.
Teens who can't find regular work might consider babysitting or errand-running, among other entrepreneurial jobs.
Twenty-somethings who have recently lost a job should consider working for free to gain valuable experience and should not let health insurance lapse, experts say.
Teens seeking summer jobs should practice interviewing and cast a wide net, among other things, experts say.
Several companies have already signed letters of intent to buy the vehicles.
Anheuser-Busch lost a fight against a smaller Czeck rival to claim "Budweiser" as a trademark. The decision upheld a 2007 court ruling that said the "Budweiser" name was already claimed in several EU countries by the rival brewer.
The money comes from the federal economic stimulus package and will go to airports across the state.
These products have been recalled out of concern they may be contaminated with salmonella.
The unemployment rate in Missouri increased to 8.3 percent February, the highest in the state since 1986.
Aimed at preventing mad cow disease, FDA rules make disposing of dead livestock more costly.
The Seattle Post-Intellgencer printed its final edition Tuesday. A skeleton staff will remain in the newsroom to work on its digital edition.
Mike Odette is not running your average kitchen. A semifinalist for a prestigious James Beard Foundation Award, the head chef at Sycamore often goes about his duties with his 15-month-old son strapped to his back.
Department of Agriculture officials are calling Cathy Gieseker the "Madoff of the Midwest." State officials claim that Gieseker ran a pyramid scheme offering up to 30 percent higher prices on crops before the scheme fell through. At least 140 farmers claim they have been taken advantage of by Gieseker and losses could total over $15 million.
Action Comics No. 1, the first comic featuring Superman, which originally sold for 35 in the 1950s, went for more than $300,000 in auction.
Insurance firm's chief cites "grave concerns" about retaining talented employees as a reason to keep corporate bonuses.
A shareholder says Sprint's purchase of Nextel led to technical and customer service problems that ultimately devalued the company's stock. A lawsuit claims the corporation hid information from investors.
Some members of Columbia's business community are considering the creation of a Community Improvement District after recent discussion about the degree to which business owners have an influence on downtown affairs. The plan was addressed at a meeting Tuesday.
Circuit City quits after 60 years of business. The company sold its $1.7 billion worth of inventory sooner than it thought it would after multiple going-out-of-business sales. Circuit City still owes nearly $625 million to creditors.
The $15 million project, across Walnut Street from the Columbia post office, should begin this summer.
As newspapers continue to lose money, some journalists say that the nonprofit model could be the industry's salvation. The St. Petersburg Times, which is owned by the Poynter Institute, could provide a model of how to run a not-for-profit newspaper.