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City looking for ways to fill vacant shops

A handful of commercial real estate representatives met with city officials Thursday to talk about how to fill downtown Richmond’s empty storefronts.

Genworth turns to celebrities for latest long-term care videos

Rob Lowe (presumably not the "super-creepy" version on TV lately) and Maria Shriver star in the videos.

Copper Fox Distillery to open second location in Williamsburg

The $2 million move will help the Sperryville-based company expand its production and will create 28 new jobs.

Biz to Go: Icahn promises Taj Mahal casino $20M to stay open

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn pledged $20 million Thursday to keep Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal casino open indefinitely, eliminating a plan to shut it down Saturday.

Dow industrials have their best day in three years

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest surge in three years Thursday, its second straight triple-digit gain after the Federal Reserve’s reassurance that it was in no hurry to raise interest rates.

Amazon launches 1-hour shipping in Manhattan

Amazon.com launched a service Thursday that promises one-hour delivery of household products to its Prime customers in Manhattan.

Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

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