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Picking a New SBA Chief, Reshoring as PR, Uncovering More Weiner Sexts: July 25

Picking a New SBA Chief, Reshoring as PR, Uncovering More Weiner Sexts: July 25

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The Small Business Administration’s chief is stepping down in August, sans successor. Catherine Clifford asks two lending industry insiders for their picks. [Entrepreneur.com]

Entrepreneur Media, the Irvine (Calif.) magazine publisher, settled its trademark dispute with the nonprofit Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Victoria Slind-Flor reports. [Bloomberg News]

Heidi Przybyla chats with an onion and cantaloupe grower in Texas who is lobbying fellow Republicans to revise immigration laws. [Bloomberg News]

Alex Dalenberg profiles TheDirty.com, the blog that gained attention this week for posting a fresh batch of Anthony Weiner’s explicit online exchanges. [Upstart Business Journal]

The number of companies that have brought manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. is “well below” 100, writes Mubin S. Khan. “The public relations benefits, however, are undeniable.” [The Guardian]

Accountants can make money referring their clients through a new program from lending matchmaker Biz2Credit, Michael Cohn reports. The business pairs lenders with small businesses seeking credit. [Accounting Today]

Note to raccoons: Avoid picking on Digg founder Kevin Rose’s dog (video). [The Independent]

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Leiber is Small Business editor for Businessweek.com, Entrepreneurs editor for Bloomberg.com, and covers small business for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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