SnagAJob plans to add 150 jobs (Times-Dispatch)
The Henrico County-based national online job search company plans to hire about 150 people by the end of 2011, doubling its current employment.
Virginia sues firm over loan-modification practices (Virginian-Pilot)
The state is asking a court to stop another company from promising worried homeowners it can halt their mortgage foreclosures. It’s also seeking to force the company to pay back $950 fees to its customers.
Columbia Sportswear Chairwoman Gert Boyle OK after armed break-in at West Linn home (Oregonian)
Editor’s Pick: Columbia Sportswear Chairwoman Gert Boyle — who tripped a panic alarm at her house when an armed robber pulled a gun, tied her up and ransacked her house Wednesday night — lived up to the title of her book, “One Tough Mother.”
Turning Adventure Into Profit (Inc.)
The Appalachian Trail delivers 1,500 customers directly to Winton Porter’s door each year. But what is it that keeps them coming back?
Free money – but only for the big guys (Fortune)
Many of America’s top companies have taken advantage of record low interest rates, but access to cheap debt is still far from reach for the smaller guys.
The Weekly Wind-Down: “The Open-Door Policy is only for Leaving” (New Yorker)
A humorous New Yorker cartoon.