Geoffrey Burton, of Victoria, B.C., tastes a sample of the “Summer Solstice” cider blend he and his team concocted earlier this month in a class taught by British cider expert Peter Mitchell in Mount Vernon. With hard cider's popularity on the rise, the classes are helping hobbyists refine their products and move into business.
The Internal Revenue Service has sued former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and a slate of other former and current executives, seeking to compel them to testify in a long-running investigation into how the company’s sales through subsidiaries affected its taxable income.
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