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Can Dissolvable Strips Tip the Tuberculosis Scale?

MEDICINE: NIH grant funds research for cost-effective solution to killer disease.

Oak Therapeutics wants to tackle tuberculosis, one strip at a time.

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Firms Shift Focus to Survive

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Dole in Buy-Sell with Produce Company

The Westlake Village fruit giant Dole Food Co. Inc. has started a buy-sell process with the UK produce importer JP Fruit Distributors Ltd.

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GAMBLING---Betting on the Horses

The year 2000 was not exactly the winning ticket for Youbet.com Inc., the online horse wagering company that recently moved its headquarters from West Los Angeles to Woodland Hills:

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Columns & Features - Personal Finance --- Small-Cap Stocks Help Cut Risk as Interest Rate Climbs

Now that all of us are married to the idea that stocks are the best long-term investment, we have a problem.

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Why I Raise Thoroughbreds

Hard work matters - in business and in horse racing.

In Their Own Words. CEOs sound off on how they keep their companies on the “fast” track: Scorpion design: Rustin Kretz

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Buy an Existing Business

When you buy an existing business, you are assuming responsibility to an existing customer base. Buying a business this way, you are most concerned with the ability of the business to continue to earn profits.

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PLAQUES---Awards for Persistence

A company that helps others find ways to honor clients and employees overcomes obstacles to achieve its own success

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Tail Lights Make Horses Traffic Safe

High-intensity LED strands provide better visibility for motorists.

Woodland Hills equestrian comes up with tail lights for horses after a near-tragic accident.

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The Incredible Shrinking Public Co.

Government’s well-intended regulations may have driven small public companies to new, larger owners.

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Will Pet IRA Open at Bank Near You?

Animal-friendly online broadcaster seeks savings plan partners.

How to take spending on Fluffy up a notch.

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Real Estate Acquisition

Because real estate, when properly acquired and managed, provides capital appreciation, equity build up, cash flows, tax benefits and a hedge against inflation. Real estate, both land and improved, has a broad-based marketplace with many and varied values

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Spotlight

Business is good these days at the Dominion Saddlery in Burbank, which recently added new racks of riding britches and jackets, a large assortment of sun hats, books and 12 styles of boots all for children.

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Brand Manager

Former ski bum turned public relations consultant John Lockhart loves to tell the stories of client companies and their products.

John Lockhart, president of People Media Worldwide Inc., on gathering audiences to hear his clients’ stories.

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During Fire, Horses Know the Drill

Stable hands evacuate 70 animals in rush from Topanga ranch.

Calabasas equestrian center’s emergency plan saves 70 horses during recent fire.

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Penthouse CEO

The adult magazine has a new owner who’s determined to take the company back to its roots.

Penthouse Global Media’s new chief executive, Kelly Holland.

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Bone Maker Consolidates Collection

New home to display skeletal holdings from fossils to forensics.

Greater demand for its replicated bones and skeletons leads Bone Clones to take new, larger space.

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Slow Ride

Los Angeles Equestrian Center fights economic downturn.

Economy: Los Angeles Equestrian Center trying to revive business after downturn.

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Overprotective Parents Taking Employers to Task

More HR professionals are hearing from the parents of fired young employees.

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Wrap

The fraternity sweatshirts worn in the bloody scenes of "Scream 2" go for $25. Sixty bucks will get you Amanda's green business suit from "Melrose Place." And a bikini from the sexy sands of "Baywatch" can be snatched up for a mere $15.