Melissa Bradley founded 1863 Ventures to help women and people of color jump start their businesses. Source: Melissa Bradley Melissa Bradley’s mission to help women and people of color build their businesses stems from the hardships she faced as a young entrepreneur. The 52-year-old, co-founder of the mentorship tech platform Ureeka and a Georgetown University
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You probably read over the last six months about a looming evictions crisis of historic scale. It’s been described as a “tsunami” and an “avalanche.” Some forecasters predicted as many to 30 to 40 million renters could be evicted. What happened? Not much—and that’s wonderful news. Americans will likely experience a record low number of
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Featured Ballot Measures Arizona Proposition 207 Arizona Proposition 207 would legalize recreational marijuana and tax retail sales at 16 percent of retail price. Arizona forecasts roughly $166 million in excise tax revenue when the market has matured, and this revenue would be allocated to community colleges, police departments, fire departments, transportation funding, and a new Justice
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A technician prepares a flow cell slide for loading onto a genetic sequencing machine at a Regeneron Pharmaceuticals laboratory at the biotechnology company’s headquarters in Tarrytown, New York Mike Segar | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Regeneron — Shares of the biotech company rose 5.9% after President Donald Trump used
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Mark Cuban, entrepreneur and investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” has invested in hundreds of successful companies to date. In the 1990s, Cuban founded and sold several start-ups that helped him reach billionaire status. And in 2000, he paid $285 million for a majority stake in the Dallas Mavericks. (Under his ownership, the team won an NBA championship in 2011 and is now valued at an estimated $2.3 billion,
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday that he thinks the stalemate in coronavirus stimulus discussions could be close to breaking, potentially giving a boost to stocks. “Talks this morning could be fruitful, and I think that therefore I wouldn’t bet against this market right now,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,
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Unsolved murders are all too commonplace in Hollywood. The vast majority have become infamous. Say “Black Dhalia,” “Thelma Todd,” or “William Desmond Taylor” to anyone and they’ll likely start spewing theories and suspects. Some, though, have managed to fly under the radar, but remain no less mysterious. Take the 1943 slaying of David Bacon, for
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