Martin’s to run new gasoline program (Times-Dispatch)
Martin’s Food Markets will introduce a new gasoline program, longer store hours and a Bonuscards loyalty-card program in the next several weeks as the chain transform the Ukrop’s stores to its own nameplate.
ITT cuts workers in Roanoke County (Roanoke Times)
On Wednesday, ITT Corp. terminated “less than 45” salaried employees at its ITT Night Vision division in Roanoke County. It attributed the job cuts to the realignment of defense segment divisions announced earlier this year.
Sandbridge condominium board sues developer (Virginian-Pilot)
The board of directors of a Sandbridge condominium complex has filed a $3 million lawsuit against the community’s developer.
People flock to live in D.C.’s Capitol Riverfront area despite commercial stall (Washington Post)
New townhouses priced in the mid-$600,000s are selling out before they’re built, according to developers and BID officials. Condominium and apartment buildings are drawing newcomers, attracted by the proximity to employment sites such as the Transportation Department’s new headquarters as much as for baseball.
The Lone Star Secret (Slate)
How Texas avoided the worst of the real estate meltdown.
The iPad, Your Newest Workplace Productivity Enhancer (BusinessWeek)
For business users and others looking for a new productivity tool, the pound-and-a-half iPad offers a marriage of the always-connected ultra-portability of a wireless phone with the power and flexibility of a laptop or even a desktop PC.
Start-Ups Chase Cash as Funds Trickle Back (WSJ)
Starting a new business is easier than it was a year ago, but wealthy investors, venture-capital firms and banks are still trickling out money very selectively.
4 Tips for Bidding on Your First Government Contract (Inc.)
Advice from experts on how a small business can qualify for a government contract.