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Va. Gov., Google Launch Small Business Program

Governor McDonnell, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discuss their new online business initiative.
Michaele White
Governor McDonnell, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discuss their new online business initiative.

Virgiani Governor Martin McDonnell and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt today launched “Virginia Get Your Business Online,” which they describe as an easy and fast way for Virginia businesses to get a website.

It represents a partnership with Intuit to provide free website building tools, customized domain names, local online business listings and web-hosting for one year for participating Virginia businesses.

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'Captain America: Civil War' Captures Politics Of The Moment

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's new movie, Captain America: Civil War, opens Friday. As a character, Captain America has long responded to the politics of the time and this movie is no different.
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Why This Seattle Chef Is Embracing A Higher Minimum Wage For Employees

Small businesses in Seattle have to pay a minimum of $15 an hour starting in 2021. But chef Renee Erickson has adopted higher pay for employees of her restaurant group ahead of schedule.
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California Republicans Lose Chance At Competitive Primary

California Republicans thought their state would finally be relevant in a GOP presidential primary for the first time in more than 50 years. But now that Donald Trump is the party's de facto nominee, the fun is over for the California GOP.
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Job Growth Might Be Slowing Overall — But It's Surging For New College Grads

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! They are graduating into the best job market in a decade, especially for those with degrees in business, technology or engineering.

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