Recycling company to build South Richmond plant (Times-Dispatch)
Cephas Industries is building the $6 million plant, which will be financed by $3.5 million in facility bonds obtained through the federal government’s economic stimulus package.
Regulators deemed Bank of the Commonwealth ‘troubled’ (Virginian-Pilot)
Commonwealth Bankshares Inc., based in Norfolk, suffered heavy losses last year from a sharp rise in troubled real estate loans and foreclosed property at its bank subsidiary.
Kingsmill sued for homeowner control (Virginia Gazette)
Most people didn’t care, but with the InBev takeover and the sale of Kingsmill Resort & Spa pending, some homeowners want more say in controlling their future.
Rising salaries of coaches force colleges to seek budget patch (USA Today)
In a climate of spiraling costs, skyrocketing coaches’ salaries and softening revenue, athletic programs with much deeper pockets than Northern Iowa’s are showing signs of strain, a USA TODAY analysis of college sports finance data finds.
Obama Pitches Health Overhaul to Small Businesses (WSJ)
President Barack Obama directed his health-care sales pitch to some of his fiercest critics on Thursday: small businesses. The Maine event was one of a series of initiatives the Obama administration is staging to win over Americans skeptical of the health overhaul and stem political losses in this fall’s congressional elections.
Craigslist: 15 Years Later (Entrepreneur)
Craig Newmark talks about how things have changed at the Internet’s oldest open marketplace–and how they haven’t.
The Weekly Wind-Down: Funny New Yorker Cartoon
Very funny. Safe to open at work.