NewsFeeds 3.17.10

Day the music died (Virginia Gazette)
ith the closure of Plan 9 at Monticello Shopping Center earlier this month, the community is without an indy store for the first time.

TowneBank starts division to facilitate community projects (Virginian-Pilot)
TowneBank, whose nonbank activities range from insurance sales to property management, has created a unit to line up tax credits for community-development projects.

W&L students invest in microfinancing (Roanoke Times)
Three students and a professor at W&L have started a club using small loans to help communities improve economically.

$75 Million in Pills Stolen in Connecticut (AP)
In a Hollywood-style heist, thieves cut a hole in the roof of a warehouse, rappelled inside and scored one of the biggest hauls of its kind — not diamonds, gold bullion or Old World art, but about $75 million in antidepressants and other prescription drugs.

More employers use tech to track workers (USA Today)
Managers use technological advances to capture workers’ computer keystrokes, monitor the websites they frequent, even track their whereabouts through GPS-enabled cellphones. Some companies have gone as far as using webcams and minuscule video cameras to secretly record employees’ movements.

Three Best Ways to Export (WSJ)
International customers can be a source of growth that businesses can’t find on U.S. soil when domestic spending slows. But the process of selling goods and services outside the U.S. remains foreign to many small-business owners concerned about trade and financial regulations, shipping costs and more work.

Day the music died (Virginia Gazette)
ith the closure of Plan 9 at Monticello Shopping Center earlier this month, the community is without an indy store for the first time.

TowneBank starts division to facilitate community projects (Virginian-Pilot)
TowneBank, whose nonbank activities range from insurance sales to property management, has created a unit to line up tax credits for community-development projects.

W&L students invest in microfinancing (Roanoke Times)
Three students and a professor at W&L have started a club using small loans to help communities improve economically.

$75 Million in Pills Stolen in Connecticut (AP)
In a Hollywood-style heist, thieves cut a hole in the roof of a warehouse, rappelled inside and scored one of the biggest hauls of its kind — not diamonds, gold bullion or Old World art, but about $75 million in antidepressants and other prescription drugs.

More employers use tech to track workers (USA Today)
Managers use technological advances to capture workers’ computer keystrokes, monitor the websites they frequent, even track their whereabouts through GPS-enabled cellphones. Some companies have gone as far as using webcams and minuscule video cameras to secretly record employees’ movements.

Three Best Ways to Export (WSJ)
International customers can be a source of growth that businesses can’t find on U.S. soil when domestic spending slows. But the process of selling goods and services outside the U.S. remains foreign to many small-business owners concerned about trade and financial regulations, shipping costs and more work.

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