Cover breaking news, business and workplace issues, personality profiles, real estate, health and more. Freelance Washington Post reporter. Also write web copy, blogs and more for variety of clients.
The bad news for retail marches on: Sears is closing 103 stores. Walmart’s Sam’s Club plans to shutter 63 stores. Macy’s is closing 11, and J.C. Penney is closing 8. Toys ‘R’ Us, the nation’s leading toy retailer, is going out of business. What will become of all this space?
Before the sun rose on Saturday over a Washington gripped by gridlock, pink hats and poster-board signs already were emerging around the world for the second iteration of the Women’s March.
A stray found roaming the streets of Bloomington, Illinois, in 2009, Kai didn’t
make the best first impression.“I thought she was crazy,” says Justin Davis, an instructor for the San Antonio Fire Training Academy.. The dog went on to enjoy a long career sniffing out suspected arsons through the State Farm Arson Dog training program.
Over two decades, this multimillionaire and "Shark Tank" star has evolved from a fashion icon who launched a brand that filled an untapped need in the urban clothing market to a celebrity and sought-after speaker. His ascent, complete with plenty of challenges, provides a lesson in qualities that make a successful entrepreneur.
Jim Lampley is more poet than pugilist. But his ability with words has made him a king of the ring. The announcer has spent four decades in television, most recently as the voice of HBO’s “World Championship Boxing,” providing blow-by-blow commentary on many of the sport’s most significant bouts.
"Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan consulted trainers of all backgrounds for his book, Cesar’s Rules: Your Way to Train a Well-Behaved Dog. “Don’t see dog training as you’re sending the dog to get fixed,” Millan says. “A dog is not an appliance."