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Doubletree hotel downtown closed; to reopen next year

The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown closed Monday for extensive renovations after it was acquired by AJ Capital Partners, a Chicago hospitality and real estate investment firm.

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Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq tops 5,000, approaching record high

The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, your Internet connection was probably still dial-up and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn’t exist.

Martin Agency renews lease to stay in Shockoe Slip

The Martin Agency has renewed the lease of the 118,518-square-foot space it occupies at One Shockoe Plaza, where it has been since 1997.

'60 Minutes' report accuses Lumber Liquidators of selling illegal flooring

CBS bought and tested flooring from stores around the country, including in Virginia. During its tests, only one of 31 boxes of flooring had formaldehyde below the limits set by California.

Watch the 60 Minutes report on Lumber Liquidators

A report on CBS' 60 Minutes Sunday said that Toano, Va. based Lumber Liquidators sells Chinese-made laminate flooring that contains amounts of toxic formaldehyde that may not meet health and safety standards.

Alan Krueger, professor of economics at Princeton University

Economics is a framework for making good decisions.

Full Metro Business calendar for March 2

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Home builder starts company during recession, emerges as local leader

The native of Italy recent became an American citizen and is setting down deep roots in Richmond.

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Labor Law: An EEOC smackdown

In a recent case, federal judges have been taking the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to the woodshed. 

Ask SCORE: How to survive in a down economy

With sales flat and business owners struggling to increase prices, what's the best way to stay afloat?

Working the web: Fixing your content marketing

Most businesses stink at content, and you may be one of them.

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Robert D. Steele III

He's director of camp services at Camp Baker in Chesterfield County, a division of The Greater Richmond ARC.

Julie Adams-Buchanan

She's executive director, The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond, an education and service organization for those 50 and older.

Leo W. Lantz

He's president of Leo Lantz Construction Inc. and 2015 president of the Home Building Association of Richmond.

Charlene Harper

She's a civil engineer for a land planning and design firm.

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Economics is a framework for making good decisions.

- Alan Krueger, professor of economics at Princeton University

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Locke & Quinn welcomes new lawyer

Locke & Quinn welcomes the addition of Kati Kitts Dean who attended law school at the University of Richmond, graduating cum laude in 2013. Kati received her undergraduate degree from James Madison University in 2007, after which she obtained a Master’s degree in English from the University of South Carolina, and then spent a year working as an AmeriCorps volunteer in the Richmond Public School system. During law school, Kati was admitted into the McNeill Law Society, was a John Marshall Scholar, and received 2 CALI Awards for Excellence and the Orrell-Brown Award for Clinical Excellence in the Children’s Law Center. She is admitted to practice in Virginia and in the Eastern District, and is a member of the Richmond Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association, the Equality Bar, and the Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association.

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