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Billy Jefferson's buildings net $36.8 million

The buildings sold in two chunks, with one winner buying 23 buildings and a second the remaining six. Bidders aiming for individual buildings were left empty-handed. 

New Media General CEO sees no reason to move HQ from Richmond

Vincent L. Sadusky lives in Boca Raton, Fla. The newly-combined company has offices in Richmond, Austin, Texas, New York City and Providence, R.I.

City looking for ways to fill vacant shops

The goal is to fill many downtown storefronts, at least temporarily, before the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.

AAA: record volume for Virginians’ holiday travel

AAA Mid-Atlantic says more than 2.8 million Virginians will be traveling 50 miles or more from home for the 2014 year-end holiday season that runs from Tuesday until Jan. 4.

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.

Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers

Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to “buy low.”

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.

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Working the web: Four important online marketing lessons learned the hard way

If you fail to diversify your online marketing, you leave yourself at the mercy of technology companies.

How does my organization keep up with trends in technology to stay competitive and connect with consumers?

It is not uncommon for there to be a variety of views and competencies regarding new technologies and digital services among employees of the same organization. Cloud-based systems, mobile, geolocation software, HTML 5/CSS and even social media can challenge a company’s most vital resource—its employees.

Why it pays to hire people who are smarter than you

The author said the best advice she ever received involved 

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She's the marketing manager for HHHunt Communities. 

Kelli Meadows

She's a principal and founding partner in Meadows Urquhart Acree & Cook LLP.

Maureen Egan

She takes people on delicious food tours of RVA.

Keith Hare

He's president and CEO of the Virginia Health Care Association.

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If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.

-- Ray Kroc, former CEO of McDonalds

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