Covenant Woods plans major expansion (Times-Dispatch)
A retirement community in Mechanicsville that started in 1883 as the Richmond Home for Ladies is planning a multimillion-dollar expansion that will increase its size by nearly a third.
Budget delay sinks 4 Hampton Roads shipyard projects (Virginian-Pilot)
The Navy has canceled four ship-repair jobs at Hampton Roads shipyards because of the federal budget impasse, and more cancellations could be on the way.
Are You Sports Management or Communications? (Slate)
The most popular — and surprising — majors among college basketball stars.
Hidden workforce hinders economic recovery (Washington Post)
Overshadowing the nation’s economic recovery is not only the number of Americans who have lost their jobs, but also those who have stopped looking for new ones. These workers are not counted in the Labor Department’s monthly unemployment rate, yet they say they are willing to work.
Entrepreneurship: A Look at the Nature-Nurture Debate (WSJ)
Is entrepreneurship innate or acquired? More than half of business owners say their success comes from talents that cannot be taught or learned.
The 24/7 Family Business (Inc.)
Three generations of the Pitcher family help to manage the Wolf Creek Ski Area in southern Colorado, where the days are long and the nearest hotel is 18 miles away.