Top Lawyer Arrested for Soliciting Prostitute (Style Weekly)
A lawyer who’s appeared in a television commercial for the high-profile personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen was arrested last month on charges of soliciting a prostitute.
Chesterfield board corrects zoning loophole (Times-Dispatch)
The board re-established the 5-acre minimum, but not before agricultural property owners submitted 26 subdivision applications.
Components for proposed Areva power plant in Calif. would be built in Newport News (Daily Press)
French nuclear engineering company Areva said Wednesday it has signed an agreement with Fresno Nuclear Energy Group to develop a new-generation nuclear power reactor in California’s Central Valley. Areva, which last summer broke ground on a new manufacturing facility at Northrop Grumman Corp.’s Newport News shipyard, said components of the plant, if approved, would likely be built in Newport News.
Study Shows ‘Invisible’ Burden of Family Doctors (NY Times)
A new study detailing the uncompensated work burden on family doctors points to the need to change how they are paid, medical experts say — particularly as the new health care law promises to add millions more patients to the system.
For Some Bosses, Tough Love Isn’t Easy to Give (WSJ)
Small-business owners often develop close ties with their employees given that they have so few. As a result, approaching workers about unpleasant subjects such as insubordination, poor performance or plain bad behavior can be difficult. But leadership experts say avoiding touchy subjects can bring about bigger headaches down the road.
Is Your Company Cool Enough? (Entrepreneur)
To uncover the secrets of cool, we sought out several leading experts, a mega-preneur and two growth-track entrepreneurs. The results may surprise you: Coolness–and the hefty revenues that come with it–is attainable, even for “nobodies” on a skimpy budget.