"Is she O.K.?" a customer asks.
"My mom?" asks Kristy, the waitress.
"Yes," the customer replies.
Since Sunday, the front page of the New York Times has been featuring a portrait in five parts
of Elyria, Ohio (pop: 55,000), seen mostly through the lens of a local diner. (Second link is to a full multimedia feature, but direct links to the five individual articles can be found within.) [more inside]
posted by zarq
on Oct 18, 2012 -
Two weeks ago, the Small Business Administration
proudly announced that they surpassed the legally required 23% of Federal contracts to small businesses. "This is excellent news for small businesses doing business with the federal government,” said
Administrator Barreto. “For the third year in a row, the federal government has met or exceeded
its small business contracting goal. The President and his administration are committed to
helping small businesses get their fair share of government contracts.” [pdf
They however failed to mention
that they continue to classify Boeing
(member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average), GTSI
($900M in revenue last year), and other "small" businesses in that category.
posted by pwb503
on Jul 6, 2006 -