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Stories with subject: Nonprofit business and finance
  • Regulators remove CEO of West Texas nonprofit from oversight 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 3:11 pm

    LUBBOCK, Texas - Child welfare officials have barred the CEO of a West Texas nonprofit from having any involvement with the group's finances or foster children.

  • Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 4:55 pm

    WASHINGTON - Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation under legislation introduced Wednesday as part of an overhaul of how Washington oversees the aviation system.

  • Businesswoman hopes to help homeless, 1 candle at a time 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 10:17 am

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Laura Cameron already knows how to transform old wine bottles into ornate candles.

  • Skagway business proposes lottery kiosks, stalled by regs 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 1:31 pm

    JUNEAU, Alaska - An innovative fundraising method could take hold in Alaska after residents of a remote town developed a system for buying and selling raffle tickets via vending machines and ATM-like kiosks.

  • Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operations 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 3:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - Spending on air traffic control operations has doubled over two decades, while productivity has declined substantially and efforts to improve performance have been ineffective, according to a report released Wednesday by a government watchdog.

  • Watchdog faults FAA's air traffic control operations story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 2:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - Spending on air traffic control operations has doubled over two decades, while productivity has declined substantially and efforts to improve performance have been ineffective, according to a report released Wednesday by a government watchdog.

  • Utah lawmaker earns $135K salary for public lands push 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 6:42 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah-based nonprofit waging a full-time campaign for western states to take control of millions of acres of federal public lands spent almost half of its revenue on salaries for its co-founder, a Utah lawmaker, and his wife.

  • Vermont Community Foundation offers grants for urgent needs 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 4:01 am

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Community Foundation says funding is now available from its Special and Urgent Needs program to help non-profits meet unexpected expenses that affect their ability to meet their goals.

  • What's next for historic Reno ski area? 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 2:02 am

    RENO, Nevada - As general manager of Squaw Alpine Ski Holdings Mike Livak works with Olympic-caliber skiers and snowboarders on terrain that's some of the most iconic in the world.

  • Small business disaster loans available in 16 Va. localities 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 3:06 am

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Small businesses and nonprofit organizations in 16 Virginia localities are eligible for federal disaster loans as a result of heavy rain and flooding in late September and early October.

  • Philadelphia newspapers, website handed off to new nonprofit story has photos
    Updated: Jan-12-16 4:54 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The owner of Philadelphia's two largest newspapers and their joint website, philly.com, has handed them off to a nonprofit created to help them survive the digital age with help from foundation grants, university partnerships and other boosters.

  • Report: Lawmakers may be violating conflict of interest laws 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 2:48 pm

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - At least three of South Dakota's 105 legislators have interests in state contracts and may be violating the state's conflict of interest laws, according to a new report from the state's largest newspaper.