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Darrin Samaha Brookwood Financial Partners BW

Darrin Samaha

Will lead channel development, including digital, social media, advertising

BEVERLY, Mass. -- Private-equity investment firm Brookwood Financial Partners LLC has announced that Darrin Samaha has joined the firm as vice president and brand manager for BW Gas & Convenience Holdings LLC. BW Gas & Convenience is an affiliate of Brookwood, which owns and operates gas...

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown

Brown announces agreement that phases in increases for small business

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday joined legislators and labor leaders to announce an agreement that makes California the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour statewide. “This plan raises the minimum wage in a careful and...

Times Leader Readers’ Choice winner for third straight year

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Turkey Hill Minit Markets earned the Times Leader ’s Readers’ Choice nod for the Best Convenience Store, the newspaper said. This is the third straight year the chain has won the honor, making it a “platinum” honoree. In the Wyoming Valley area in Pennsylvania, Turkey Hill...

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