Virginia Home Child Care Providers Learn Business Skills

By COLLEEN CURRAN, Richmond Times-Dispatch RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When many daycares were closing during the COVID-19 pandemic, DeShonda Jennings opened her family daycare DJ Shining Stars Daycare. “I knew all of these families needed help and the kids needed care,” said Jennings, who left a comfortable corporate job to start her family child care. … Read more

Magazine ad and cover icon George Lois dies at 91

George Lois, the charismatic publicist and designer and hard-working salesman who shaped some of the boldest magazine images of the 1960s and popularized slogans and brand names such as ‘I Want My MTV’ and ‘Lean Cuisine’, has died . He was 91 years old. Lois’ son, photographer Luke Lois, said he died “peacefully” Friday at … Read more

German business leaders warn of withdrawal from China

BERLIN (AP) — A group of top German business executives are warning against a pullout from China, while acknowledging that it is right for Germany to redefine its relationship with Beijing. The intervention of eight CEOs in an article published Thursday in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily comes as Germany grapples with its future trade … Read more