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Fed's Lacker says 'strong case' to raise interest rates in June

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey M. Lacker said Monday that a “strong case” can be made for the U.S. central bank to increase interest rates at its June policy meeting, given the general strength of the economy.

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Joint effort needed to tackle affordable housing issues, report says

A multipronged strategy and regional collaboration will be needed to ensure affordable housing for the Richmond area, according to a report released Tuesday to address current and future housing needs for the region.

Virginia business briefs for April 1

Rutherfoord to retire from insurance brokerage

Asado Wing and Taco Company is now open near VCU

Asado Wing and Taco Company opened over the weekend at 727 W. Broad St. in the former Empire restaurant space near Virginia Commonwealth University’s academic campus.

Road closure worsens squeeze on Manchester business owners

Business owners said parking and traffic problems are hurting sales and leading them to consider moving out of the city.

Airport passenger traffic up 8.8 percent in February over year ago

February was cold and miserable for a lot of people, but it was a good month for Richmond International Airport, where passengers went up and flight cancellations went down.

BH Media buys two Virginia newspapers

BH Media Group, the parent company of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has added its ninth daily newspaper in Virginia.

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Ask Doug & Polly: How can I help my intern have a good experience?

Define a clear project, and identify measures for success. 

What does my organization need to know about incorporating millennial talent?

Businesses need to recognize that members of Generation Y are quickly becoming the largest segment of the workplace. 

Labor Law: When April Fool's Day is no joke for employers

A prank that goes wrong could cost an employers millions of dollars. 

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Penn Crawford

He's a new partner at the personal injury law firm Marks & Harrison. 

Getting to know: Paul Trible III

He's the co-founder and CEO of Ledbury. 

Russell Baker, columnist

A solved problem creates two new problems, and the best prescription for happy living is not to solve any more problems than you have to.

Getting to Know: Michael C. Hild

He's chairman and CEO of Live Well Financial, a Chesterfield County-based mortgage lender and servicer.

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POWER THOUGHT

A solved problem creates two new problems, and the best prescription for happy living is not to solve any more problems than you have to.

-- Russell Baker, columnist

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A conversation with your local Morgan Stanley financial advisors

Building a socially-responsible portfolio that matters to you. 

Premises liability law: Keeping businesses safe for customers

When customers or clients enter business establishments, many customers think that a business must ensure that the property is 100 percent safe to prevent a customer from injury – but that is not necessarily the law in Virginia. Clients or customers of business establishments generally are considered “invitees.” While an “invitee” in Virginia has “the right to assume that the premises are reasonably safe for his or her visit” (Va. Model Jury Instruction 23.030), a business owner “does not guarantee an invitee’s safety” (Va. Model Jury Instruction 23.040).

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