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The Winebow Group acquires Minnesota business

The Winebow Group, a Henrico County-based importer and distributor of fine wine and craft spirits, is expanding its territory with its second acquisition this year.

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Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane’s seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.

Cheeburger Cheeburger Midlothian location is closed

After slightly more than a decade in business, the Cheeburger Cheeburger restaurant at 11615 Midlothian Turnpike has closed.

Richmond area jobless rate declined to 5.1 percent in July

The Richmond area’s unemployment rate decreased in July as employers continued to add jobs, though not at the same pace as earlier in the year.

Balliceaux restaurant reopens tonight

Balliceaux (203 N. Lombardy St.) is all set for its grand reopening on Tuesday, Sept. 1 (and in case you were wondering, back room shows start Thursday).

Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder

Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.

Auto-injector program helps save 126, firm says

Kaléo, a Richmond-based pharmaceutical company, said Monday its Evzio auto-injector device that has been available free to nonprofit law enforcement and other organizations has been administered to help save more than 100 lives since the inception of its charitable program.

Full Metro Business calendar for Aug. 31

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Convention Calendar for Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Upcoming conventions, conferences, meetings, events and trade shows:

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Ask Doug & Polly: Should business partners buy life insurance?

There are ways to reward employees and mimic ownership without handing over shares.

Labor Law: Threats of violence and the ADA

While the Americans with Disabilities Act protects employees with mental illness, such as depression and bi-polar, it cannot be used to prevent employers from protecting its workplace from threats of violence, according to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Leading-Edge Law: Twitter joke thieves brought to justice, and everyday tweeters should be careful

A string of recent court rulings have suggested that free speech claims are likely to prevail over trademark claims.

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Getting to know: Jordan McKay Mullins from Woody Funeral Home

Title: Jordan McKay Mullins, manager of Woody Funeral Home’s Atlee chapel

Getting to know: Dan Steiner of Steiner Business Solutions

Title: President and CEO of Steiner Business Solutions, a provider of business consulting, bookkeeping, tax preparation and training services

Getting to know: Thomas A. Garner

Title: Thomas K. Garner, managing director and portfolio manager of Kanawha Capital Management LLC

Getting to know: Dr. David C. Reutinger

The Texas native is president of Virginia Physicians for Women.

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POWER THOUGHT

Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.

— Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder

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Congressional Bill Could Impact How Employers Schedule and Manage Their Workforce

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would require employers to consider their employees’ requests for changes to their work schedules and to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices. The Schedules That Work Act, S.1772, also would require employers to make, keep, and preserve records of compliance with the Act and post a notice in the workplace explaining employees’ rights under the Act. An identical bill, H.R.3071, also was introduced in the House of Representatives.

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