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Great Long-Form Journalism, Just Clicks Away

In the age of digital media, many newspapers have been forced to gut their staffs, leading some media analysts to sound the death knell for enterprise reporting and long-form storytelling. Not so fast, say the craft's most passionate advocates.

Eli Lilly To Lay Off 30 Percent Of U.S. Sales Force

The Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company announced on Thursday that about 1,000 sales representatives will lose their jobs. The Wall Street Journal reports the company made the move to cut costs so it can better compete with generic drug makers.

Burger King CEO To Run Heinz

Bernardo Hees, 43, has been wearing the Burger King crown since 2010 when the fast food chain was bought by 3G Capital. Earlier this year, 3G Capital bought Heinz for $23 billion.

Judge Rejects $20 Million Severance For American Airlines CEO

The judge says the severance would violate a federal code aimed at reining in large payouts to departing CEOs of bankrupt companies.

Wholesale Prices Plunge, But So Do Retail Sales

The good news: Inflation remains in check. The bad news: Consumers were less willing to spend last month.
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D.C. Scratch-Off Lottery Vendor Avoids Participation Law

A company just granted a four-year contract to run the scratch-off lottery ticket program in the District has evaded a law mandating it to employ local labor for seven years.


Startup CEO Wields Small Antenna In TV Streaming Battle

Television networks are up in arms. The new company Aereo is charging a monthly fee to provide a high-definition feed of the basic over-the-air channels, and the stations aren't seeing a penny of it. But CEO Chet Kanojia thinks he's figured out a legal loophole.