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New port authority director juggling politics, guarding boundaries

The Port of New London is at the center of a dredging dispute between Connecticut and New York related to dredging in Long Island Sound. | James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut
October 27, 2016 - 4:41pm

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

Medical pot advocates take steps to expand use, minds in Missouri

Brad Rhodes is the director of operations at Noah's Arc Foundation's greenhouse. | Photo courtesy of Noah's Arc Foundation

October 25, 2016 - 9:11am

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Licensing fees soar under proposed Texas medical marijuana legislation

Kayla Brown, executive director for the Texas Cannabis Industry Association, said the state's revised regulations would make it harder for small businesses to break into the industry. | Photo courtesy of the Texas Cannabis Industry Association.

October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

Tampa Bay dispensaries, doctors preparing for medical cannabis expansion

If approved in Florida, Amendment 2 will dramatically expand access to medical cannabis for treating certain ailments. | Photo courtesy of Trulieve

October 20, 2016 - 3:57pm

Hartford chamber chief suggests economic remedies

Hartford's financial situation is rapidly approaching the emergency stage, MetroHartford Alliance President and CEO Oz Griebel says. | Photo by Walter Williams/Crain's Connecticut

October 19, 2016 - 10:17pm

Despite potential, e-learning still in its infancy across Canada, report says

Few deny the beneficial possibilities of e-learning, but the concept isn't taking off in Canada just yet, a new report says. | Photo by John Loo via Creative Commons.

October 14, 2016 - 4:50pm