Richmond vacant-property owner is convicted (Times-Dispatch)
A judge convicted a Richmond property owner of 16 charges yesterday, bringing to more than 165 his total convictions for failure to meet city property standards.
Indian truck line is the new kid in town (Virginian-Pilot)
Unless you drive one of its tractors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. is an unfamiliar name. That should change as the company enters the U.S. truck market by year’s end. Two Hampton Roads automobile dealers have bought territories: Beach Ford Lincoln Mercury for Suffolk and Cavalier Auto Group for Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach.
Retailers Say Losing CIT Would Crimp Supply Chain (NY Times)
For the nation’s already struggling retailing industry, the collapse of CIT would send yet another wave of pain through the supply chain, wiping out suppliers’ capital, depleting retailers’ credit and leaving the racks and shelves of the nation’s stores sparsely stocked — just in time for Christmas.
Tax rates on track to soar as proposals form (USA Today)
Three tax increases proposed by President Obama and House Democrats on the richest Americans could produce the highest tax rates in a quarter-century.
How to Start a Beverage Company (Inc.)
You don’t need tons of capital, says Clayton Christopher of Sweet Leaf Tea. You might, however, need Grandma’s recipe.
The Weekly Wind-down: Dana Carvey – Choppin’ Broccoli
This is one of my favorite standup clips of all time. Safe to open at work.