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Former Sacramento Bee business editor and columnist Bob Shallit came out of retirement to write a regular business column. He covers breaking news and insider tips from the region’s business and development leaders, drawing on his years of reporting and extensive network of contacts. Shallit spent nearly 30 years in the newsroom before stepping away from full-time journalism and has been traveling, writing and rowing crew in his leisure time. Contact Bob Shallit at bshallit@sacbee.com or 916-321-1017.