Lame Duck Valley Metro CEO to Get $265,000 Annuity on Way Out

Stephen Banta has been the CEO of Phoenix’s Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority since 2010 but is now being forced out after reports on his spending misuse have surfaced in recent weeks. However, AZCentral.com reports, Banta will take a $265,000 annuity he received while working for the company with him....

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Plan to Restrict Business Signs Shelved In Northwest Ohio County

Business owners in Findlay, OH, will not be forced to remove their large, pylon signs after all, according to northwest Ohio’s TheCourier.com. A proposal from earlier this July had previously included the stipulation that the large poles with business signs on them that populate roads like Tiffin Avenue might be forced to...

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Mobile Sales Propel Holiday Shopping as Overall Black Friday Sales See Minor Downturn

Dec 03, 15 Mobile Sales Propel Holiday Shopping as Overall Black Friday Sales See Minor Downturn

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Consumer data from the Black Friday weekend is already in, and a major shift towards mobile shopping helped boost holiday sales in what has been a disappointing season for retailers. According to Newsweek, IBM said that a whopping 36% of online sales this Black Friday came from mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. For...

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Florida Real Estate Starts to Level Off but Condo Demands Remain Strong

Dec 01, 15 Florida Real Estate Starts to Level Off but Condo Demands Remain Strong

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After a good summer and early fall season, Florida’s real estate market is showing signs of returning to the norm. Still, October was the 47th consecutive month that statewide median sales prices increased year-over-year for both single-family homes and townhouse-condos, according to a press release from Florida Realtors on...

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More Americans Are Moving Home After Graduating — and Again After Retiring

With the average cost of living continuing to increase, more and more individuals find themselves moving back home with their parents to save money. According to The Morning Call, a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of the New York-based American Institute of CPAs found that more than one-third of college students enrolled in the...

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