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Thursday, October 21st, 2021
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Kiplinger's Personal Finance: Don't get hung up on a savings number

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'A total loss': Hanover landowners fearful of proposed natural gas pipeline

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Richmond officials want development pitches for stadium-anchored Diamond District

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Northam announces $2 billion investment with local, private partners to expand broadband

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Partnership for Housing Affordability, PlanRVA announce $3 million grant program

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Your Funds: Childhood money lessons can start with ‘Cash or candy?’

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Dominion Energy changes course and agrees to $330 million in customer refunds in rate case

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Dominion CEO says company 'failed to vet' secretive anti-Youngkin PAC it donated to, asks for $200,000 back

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5 metros with the biggest ROI for house-flippers

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Labor Law: A California jury gave Tesla $137 million reasons to prevent and stop racial misconduct in the workplace

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The mixed record of McAuliffe 'deal-closing' grants

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Commercial real estate highlights:

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Latest gubernatorial appointments

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Economic Impact: Businesses are hiring and wages are up, but workers are still missing

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Commercial Mortgages: Real estate developers have plenty to worry about with the current economy

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Nominations being accepted to find the Richmond region’s best employers

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The US cities with the highest (and lowest) homeownership rates

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Small music venues can apply for $10,000-$50,000 grants from Live Music Society; deadline to apply is Oct. 20

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New $5 million endowment to benefit Richmond Ballet, Richmond Symphony, SPARC, Virginia Opera & Virginia Repertory Theatre

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Federal preservation advisory agency suggests more work be done to assess Wegmans' impact on historic community

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Top home sales for September: 8,100-square-foot home in Goochland sells for $3.5 million

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The Weekly Bake boxes sweeten Fridays for local customers

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Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin says workforce issues are among top concerns as economy recovers

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Home furnishings retailer LaDiff to move to Commerce Street in south Richmond

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Classic McDonald’s restaurant to close at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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EXPLAINER: Why the Social Security COLA is jumping next year

WASHINGTON — Rising inflation has triggered a sizable increase in Social Security’s annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2022. Th…

The end of student loan forbearance will be tougher on women

Before the pandemic, wage disparities already made it tougher for working women to pay off student loans than men. Now, after a second year…

UPS, FedEx, USPS release holiday shipping dates as retailers brace for more supply chain disruption

Though it’s not yet Halloween, mail carriers UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service have released their recommended deadlines to ship packa…

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Companies scraping for staff ahead of the holidays

NEW YORK — All employers want for Christmas is some holiday help. But they might not get their wish.

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Some crabbers ensnared in Virginia's push for online catch reports

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission has been slowly moving fishermen, the oyster industry and now commercial crabbers to mandatory online reporting of their daily catch. For those without good cell coverage or internet, that’s a problem.

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How one Facebook worker unfriended the giant social network

Ex-Facebook employee Frances Haugen's congressional testimony cast a vital spotlight on an industry that has become one of society’s most powerful forces: The era of the Big Tech whistleblower has arrived.

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Remote work has vastly improved the Black worker experience

Working remotely has its downsides: cramped apartments, endless Zoom calls, juggling child care duties. But for many Black workers in white…

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New plant promising 2,500 jobs for southwest Virginia

A medical glove manufacturing facility promising to employ nearly 2,500 people is coming to Southwest Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam announce…

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Dollar Tree breaks the $1 barrier as costs take a bite

Dollar Tree embedded in its very name what it stands for: Behind these doors, everything can be had for just $1.

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Best electric cars for 2021

Long regarded as novelties with limited range and glacial recharging times, mass-market EVs have finally crossed the tipping point in the value and cost equation.

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Why did China even allow Evergrande to last this long?

Many comparisons have been made lately between the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and the apocalypse at China Evergrande Group, …

You Need to Meet

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Getting to know: Adalay Wilson with UMFS

Title: Chief program officer of UMFS, also known as United Methodist Family Services. UMFS is a Richmond-based nonprofit family services or…

Learning Center

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Ask Doug & Polly: Creating an organization chart is an effective way to communicate responsibilities

QUESTION: I own a business with about 20 employees. My people are after me to draw an organizational chart. I think that would be a waste of effort and would probably only serve to make some of my employees mad when I show them reporting to someone they consider to be a peer. I’m against org charts. What do you think?


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Lynn Kinsel

C&F Mortgage Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Lynn Kinsel to the origination team in early June as a loan officer. Wi…

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