Business

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Big-box stores and shopping centers can get your attention with flashy Black Friday ads and sales. But local, independent retailers hope to appeal to your sense of community with Small Business Saturday.

Sandy Hausman / WVTF

On any given night, more than 7,000 people in Virginia are homeless. It’s not easy to find work when you have no permanent address, but a new program in Charlottesville aims to help people who are homeless start a business. 

When a Restaurant Job was Divinely Ordered

Jun 23, 2016

Enjoli Moon is the founder and creative director of the Afrikana Independent Film Festival, which is in its third year and which brings filmmakers to Richmond from all over the world. But Moon doesn't come from the filmmaking world. In this week's segment, she shares her memories of a Richmond restaurant that inspired her to create something new and different in the city.

 

 

RU Online Website Surveys State Broadband Access

Jun 6, 2016
http://ruonline.virginia.gov/broadbandsurvey/survey/ruonline/

Virginia and localities are trying to get a handle on how widespread--or not--broadband access is in the state. A new survey website from The Center for Innovative Technology and Virginia Tech will track where the internet holes are. 

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It looks like another big company could be making its way to Virginia. According to state documents, an unidentified business is looking to move into a major industrial facility in Chesterfield County. 

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