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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Janine Zaim

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Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Austin teen shakes up fashion world

Fifteen-year-old Isabella Rose Taylor sold her art at age 9, graduated from high school when she was 11, and was the youngest designer to have her work available at Nordstrom. | Photo courtesy of Business Rockstars.

October 25, 2016 - 1:11pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Marcia Maizel-Clarke

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Food for thought: UC Davis, Peet’s perk up science of coffee

It’s a long, complex road from coffee bean to cup – a process the UC Davis Coffee Center will enable students to study in detail. | Photo courtesy of Peet's Coffee

October 5, 2016 - 7:45pm

Underdog story: Filmmaker celebrates ‘invisible heroes of baseball’

Hall of Fame baseball player Wade Boggs teamed up as a co-producer on Molly Secours' film "Scouting for Diamonds." | Photo courtesy of Ben Pearson

September 29, 2016 - 1:49pm

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