Business

Business Review
7:33 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Business Review: The Twinkie Tax

A shift toward workplace wellness is underway across the U.S. Studies show businesses that incorporate comprehensive wellness programs are able to improve the health of their employees and save their company money at the same time. (*ENCORE)


Business Review
7:33 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Business Review: Abusive Supervisor

According to research, effects of abusive supervision reach far beyond the workplace. Assistant professor of management Merideth Ferguson calls it "the spillover effect." (*ENCORE)


Local Economy
5:10 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

In ‘Wild West’ of Lending, Community Organizers Push for City Reform

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Local and statewide groups are seeking payday and auto-title loan reform in Waco and McLennan County. Organizers say payday lenders are draining millions from the local economy. 


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Downtown
3:40 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Riverfront Development's Possible Derailment Wouldn't Be Waco's First

The proposed land for the redevelopment extends from Baylor's Clifton-Robinson tower to Franklin Avenue.

Plans to build a complex of apartments, shops and entertainment venues on the riverfront downtown have been temporarily derailed. It’s the latest development in Waco’s decades-long attempt to revitalize the riverfront between I-35 and the train tracks downtown. 


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Business Review
7:35 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Business Review: Shiny Objects

James Roberts researches self-control and how our love of material possessions and money has an impact on our happiness. Research shows that compulsive buying has increased by at least 10 percent in just the last few years. (*ENCORE)


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