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Gateway Regional Medical Center seeks permission to discontinue pediatric beds
Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois, is hoping to discontinue use of its five pediatric beds. The 343-bed hospital has filed an application for a Certificate of Need in hopes the Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review Board will approve the change. The application states the beds have not been used in three years and would better serve the hospital as additional space. While the hospital operates an obstetrics unit and a mental illness unit capable of treating patients…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:45:02 +0000

Senate Republicans propose $5.5M less than House Dems for new WSU med school
The Senate Republicans' proposed budget released today would allot significantly less to Washington State University's proposed medical school than the House Democrats' $8 million, which was included in their budget released last week. The Senate proposed $2.5 million for WSU's new medical school. That would support the development of curriculum, courses, faculty and administrative structure to start that school. That amount is exactly how much WSU asked for to launch its school by 2017, though…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:43:12 +0000

Sirote & Permutt names new CEO
Sirote and Permutt PC has named Todd Carlisle its new CEO. He will succeed the firm's longtime leader, John Cooper, who is retiring from the post he has held for more than 10 years. Carlisle had been the co-chair of the Sirote's privacy and data security practice group and has been a member of the firm's corporate and tax practice group, and served as president of the firm's executive committee. His areas of practice have been diverse, including insurance, financial services, technology, health…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:42:29 +0000

Dino Vendetti wants 10 Portland startups to pitch him for funding
Bend-based Seven Peaks Ventures is rolling into Portland later this month and it is looking for 10 early stage startups to talk to. Four of the fund's partners will be at the office of developer Williams & Dame at 1308 NW Everett St. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21. The team is looking for 10 companies to pitch for 10 minutes followed by a 20 minute Q&A. Startups can apply here. The team is looking for potential investment targets in Portland as well as an opportunity to introduce more of the…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:41:41 +0000

Amazon's 'Transparent' wins Out & Equal's Momentum Leadership Award
San Francisco-based Out & Equal presented Amazon's "Transparent" program with its Momentum Leadership Award. The non-profit, which works to expand LGBT equality in the workplace, recognized the show for its role in boosting the visibility of the transgender community as well as employing many trans workers. Nearly 80 of its cast and crew are transgender, including the first transgender woman television writer. "No other show in history has employed more trans workers," said Amy Landecker, a Transparent…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:39:29 +0000

From intern to owner: Seattle architect takes the reins at longtime firm
Studio Meng Strazzara has a new president: architect Charles Strazzara, who is buying the Seattle firm and plans to expand it to outside markets. It will be the first time in its 39-year history that Studio Meng Strazzara will seek to grow beyond the Puget Sound region. This is "a natural evolution" for the design, planning and consulting firm, Charles Strazzara said in a statement. Strazzara, who joined the design, planning and consulting firm as an intern in 1989, is buying the firm from founder…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:38:49 +0000

Rusty Bucket in Clintonville gets April construction start
Dublin-based Crawford Hoying Development Partners has started preparing a North High Street site in Clintonville for a Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. The developer put out a news release today about the start of construction in mid- to late April on the 4,500-square-foot restaurant at 4109 N. High St., but declined to identify the tenant. However, the site was the subject of a November liquor option vote and it’s been reported that Rusty Bucket is the tenant. The development followed an…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:38:22 +0000

Hawaii's Martin & MacArthur opens second Las Vegas store at The Venetian
Martin & MacArthur, the Hawaii furniture, jewelry and accessories manufacturer and retailer, opened its second Las Vegas store at the Grand Canal Shoppes of The Venetian Las Vegas this week. “Our new location at the Grand Canal Shoppes of the Venetian is a very large store with highly distinctive pieces made by the finest Hawaii craftsmen and some new craftsmen including Derek Bencomo,” said Martin & MacArthur President and CEO Michael Tam. The new store will be the company’s flagship Las…

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:37:45 +0000

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