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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
#PampaSC: History of Pampa, Texashad a large impact on jobs and the economy. "Pampa has multiple industries, we
#PampaSC: History of Pampa, Texas
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 16 minutes ago
had a large impact on jobs and the economy. "Pampa has multiple industries, we do have some good diversification," said Economic Development Coordinator Clay Rice. "Pampa's got agriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing, we also have a good strong... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Political professor: Baton Rouge mayoral candidates must address recent protestsThe Baton Rouge mayor's race is not what it used to be at least in terms of top
Political professor: Baton Rouge mayoral candidates must address recent protests
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 17 minutes ago
The Baton Rouge mayor's race is not what it used to be at least in terms of topics. It went from economic development and traffic as major issues to a community at odds, and one political analyst said all bets are off now. The recent unrest in Baton... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Farmers cooperating to lift performancepraised the programme at a function on Alister and Lyn Candy’s Okaihau farm. Th
Farmers cooperating to lift performance
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 39 minutes ago
praised the programme at a function on Alister and Lyn Candy’s Okaihau farm. The Minister was on a tour of Northland with Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce to celebrate progress of the Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan (Action... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Taste the Coromandel at the Auckland Food Showto the promotion and marketing material and to be part of the stand, which is s
Taste the Coromandel at the Auckland Food Show
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 39 minutes ago
to the promotion and marketing material and to be part of the stand, which is subsidised by our Council as part of its Economic Development strategy. They are:Hot Water Brewing Co. Coromandel Flavour (Deb Hide-Bayne) Castle Rock CaféThe... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Record entries received in the New Zealand Food Awards 2016made possible thanks to Massey University and the family of strategic and suppo
Record entries received in the New Zealand Food Awards 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 39 minutes ago
made possible thanks to Massey University and the family of strategic and supporting partners - Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development, Countdown, FoodHQ, The Foodbowl, The New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology, Ministry for... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Zimbabwe’s Leadership Moment: The centre can no longer holdPresident Robert Mugabe, earlier in 2016, admitted that the finite opportunity
Zimbabwe’s Leadership Moment: The centre can no longer hold
Daily Maverick / Posted 58 minutes ago
President Robert Mugabe, earlier in 2016, admitted that the finite opportunity to leverage Marange diamonds for broad-based economic development was squandered. By his admission, an estimated $15-billion remains unaccounted for, among other wasted... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
#PampaSC: History of Pampa, Texashad a large impact on jobs and the economy. "Pampa has multiple industries, we
#PampaSC: History of Pampa, Texas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 59 minutes ago
had a large impact on jobs and the economy. "Pampa has multiple industries, we do have some good diversification," said Economic Development Coordinator Clay Rice. "Pampa's got agriculture, oil and gas, manufacturing, we also have a good strong... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Sex offender, former police officer faces new chargesPat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York G
Sex offender, former police officer faces new charges
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s economic development agency, Empire State Development. A law firm paid by Governor Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Carolina Brotherhood Ride rolls into SalisburyPat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York G
Carolina Brotherhood Ride rolls into Salisbury
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s economic development agency, Empire State Development. A law firm paid by Governor Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
La. priest arrested on 500 counts of possession of child pornPat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York G
La. priest arrested on 500 counts of possession of child porn
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s economic development agency, Empire State Development. A law firm paid by Governor Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Fairfield Reveals Findings of Economic Development SurveyThursday at the Fairfield Museum and History Center to discuss the initial find
Fairfield Reveals Findings of Economic Development Survey
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted an hour ago
Thursday at the Fairfield Museum and History Center to discuss the initial findings of a business and resident survey on economic development. The workshop is part of the town's larger initiative to develop a long-range economic development... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
MEDC Helps Traverse City Film Festival Promote Michigan Film Industrythan just celebrating great films and their filmmakers, it's putting the Michig
MEDC Helps Traverse City Film Festival Promote Michigan Film Industry
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted an hour ago
than just celebrating great films and their filmmakers, it's putting the Michigan film industry on the map. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, MEDC, helps develop communities, businesses and jobs across the state, including northwest... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Obama library could seed a turnaround on Woodlawn's open landStreet train stations, improved street lighting, better sidewalks along Stony I
Obama library could seed a turnaround on Woodlawn's open land
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
Street train stations, improved street lighting, better sidewalks along Stony Island, wider walkways and bike lanes. But economic development would be the biggest prize, potentially injecting $31 million a year into the neighborhood. The... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Mercedes-Benz Vans makes automotive history in S.C.of Commerce Bobby Hitt, Charleston County Council Chairman Elliott Summey, Char
Mercedes-Benz Vans makes automotive history in S.C.
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 hours ago
of Commerce Bobby Hitt, Charleston County Council Chairman Elliott Summey, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, Charleston Economic Development Director Steve Dykes, and several Charleston County Council members attended the ground breaking... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mercedes-Benz Vans makes automotive history in S.C.of Commerce Bobby Hitt, Charleston County Council Chairman Elliott Summey, Char
Mercedes-Benz Vans makes automotive history in S.C.
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 hours ago
of Commerce Bobby Hitt, Charleston County Council Chairman Elliott Summey, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, Charleston Economic Development Director Steve Dykes, and several Charleston County Council members attended the ground breaking... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Memphis businessPat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York G
1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Memphis business
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s economic development agency, Empire State Development. A law firm paid by Governor Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa seeks buyer for ‘Cold Storage’ block in center of downtown$2.7 million. The city has not received any unsolicited offers on the property,
Tampa seeks buyer for ‘Cold Storage’ block in center of downtown
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
$2.7 million. The city has not received any unsolicited offers on the property, according to Bob McDonaugh, Buckhorn’s top economic development official. Development proposals are due Sept. 9. City officials have said they won’t necessarily base a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lawsuit questions use of millage revenue for Highland Park High demolitionwho is named in the lawsuit. Also named in the suit: Steve Arwood, the directo
Lawsuit questions use of millage revenue for Highland Park High demolition
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
who is named in the lawsuit. Also named in the suit: Steve Arwood, the director of the Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development. The lawsuit states that Arwood submitted an application to the Michigan State Housing Development... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
PGA Championship: Economic boon for New Jersey, or not?The PGA’s $100 million estimate, he said, “is almost certainly wildly high.” T
PGA Championship: Economic boon for New Jersey, or not?
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The PGA’s $100 million estimate, he said, “is almost certainly wildly high.” The PGA based its forecast on a study by economic development officials in Rochester, N.Y., that found a $102 million impact from the 2013 PGA Championship at the Oak... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
San Patricio in running for Exxon steam cracker facilitytrying very hard to get that project to come here," said Foster Edwards, presid
San Patricio in running for Exxon steam cracker facility
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 hours ago
trying very hard to get that project to come here," said Foster Edwards, president/CEO of the San Patricio County Economic Development Corp. "We've got a lot of vacant land they could use. There's a lot of good qualities they could take... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Western Richmond Terrace dubbed Staten Island's 'forgotten corridor'between where Richmond Terrace meets Port Richmond Avenue and where Bay Street
Western Richmond Terrace dubbed Staten Island's 'forgotten corridor'
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 hours ago
between where Richmond Terrace meets Port Richmond Avenue and where Bay Street meets Hylan Boulevard. The city's Economic Development Corporation is leading the traffic project with the Departments of Transportation and City Planning.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Governor Haslam Speaks At Chamber’s Annual Meetingimportant issues and it’s a great time to hear his perspective.” Governor Hasl
Governor Haslam Speaks At Chamber’s Annual Meeting
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 hours ago
important issues and it’s a great time to hear his perspective.” Governor Haslam will speak about the state’s progress in economic development, creating jobs, higher education, including Tennessee Promise, and other initiatives. In addition to... Read more
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The Young Witness
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist beforefive million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 2
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist before
The Young Witness / Posted 3 hours ago
five million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, while a NSW government briefing paper warned that more than half of all NSW jobs are at... Read more
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The Sault Star
Pact 'just an initial step'feedback rather than everybody singing in different voices.” Tom Dodds, chief
Pact 'just an initial step'
The Sault Star / Posted 3 hours ago
feedback rather than everybody singing in different voices.” Tom Dodds, chief executive officer of Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corp., called Wednesday's signing ceremony “extraordinary.” He's only seen two others in his career –... Read more
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Western Advocate
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist beforefive million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 2
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist before
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
five million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, while a NSW government briefing paper warned that more than half of all NSW jobs are at... Read more
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Providence Business News
Long-sought Pawtucket-Central Falls commuter rail station gets $13.1M boostfor waiting riders, has already been undertaken by RIDOT. Central Falls Mayor
Long-sought Pawtucket-Central Falls commuter rail station gets $13.1M boost
Providence Business News / Posted 3 hours ago
for waiting riders, has already been undertaken by RIDOT. Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa said the funding announcement brings them “one step closer to bringing unprecedented economic development and employment opportunities to t... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
| BlueRidgeNow.compresident Bill Henderson told The Sun News of Myrtle Beach that the improvement
| BlueRidgeNow.com
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 hours ago
president Bill Henderson told The Sun News of Myrtle Beach that the improvements will allow the railroad to work with local economic development officials to attract more business for the line.

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ABC Newspapers
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primaryat the city and county levels, it is crucial we must enact policies and provide
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primary
ABC Newspapers / Posted 3 hours ago
at the city and county levels, it is crucial we must enact policies and provide funding that reduces congestion, enhances economic development, and increases mobility. Minnesota’s economy relies on trade, commerce and the ability of businesses to... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Rep. Paulsen aims to stem negative trade talkThe state’s export trade fell 5.2 percent to $4.6 billion from the same quarter
Rep. Paulsen aims to stem negative trade talk
Finance and Commerce / Posted 3 hours ago
The state’s export trade fell 5.2 percent to $4.6 billion from the same quarter in 2015, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Exports for all of 2015 were also down, dropping 7 percent from 2014 to $20 billi... Read more
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BC Local News
Revelstoke council votes in support of treehouse hotel developmentnext to Revelstoke Mountain Resort. He says it would be a unique development th
Revelstoke council votes in support of treehouse hotel development
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
next to Revelstoke Mountain Resort. He says it would be a unique development that would bring people to town and increase economic development in the community. RMR has opposed it, calling it a “parasitical development” that would take advantage... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
NY jobs programs to face microscopeState Development President and CEO Howard Zemsky will testify Aug. 3 at a hear
NY jobs programs to face microscope
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
State Development President and CEO Howard Zemsky will testify Aug. 3 at a hearing held by the state Assembly's economic development committee, according to spokesman Jason Conwall. The focus of the annual hearing -- which is held... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist beforefive million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 2
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist before
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
five million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, while a NSW government briefing paper warned that more than half of all NSW jobs are at... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist beforefive million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 2
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist before
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 hours ago
five million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, while a NSW government briefing paper warned that more than half of all NSW jobs are at... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Law firm paid by McCrory campaign prepared complaints against NY governorPat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York G
Law firm paid by McCrory campaign prepared complaints against NY governor
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 hours ago
Pat McCrory’s campaign was involved in preparing a complaint against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state’s economic development agency, Empire State Development. Former North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Robert Orr filed a... Read more
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The Sault Star
Sustainability important for Ontario communitiessaid in an interview with The Sault Star. She was part of a roundtable discuss
Sustainability important for Ontario communities
The Sault Star / Posted 4 hours ago
said in an interview with The Sault Star. She was part of a roundtable discussion at city hall focusing on sustainable economic development. “People talk about the economy and about creating communities that are inclusive but what I'm really... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Revelstoke council votes in support of treehouse hotel developmentnext to Revelstoke Mountain Resort. He says it would be a unique development th
Revelstoke council votes in support of treehouse hotel development
Revelstoke Review / Posted 4 hours ago
next to Revelstoke Mountain Resort. He says it would be a unique development that would bring people to town and increase economic development in the community. RMR has opposed it, calling it a “parasitical development” that would take advantage... Read more
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Kiama Independent
New industry minister will visit Port Kembla steelworks, if invitedminister – the third in 19 months – has vowed to keep an eye on the steel indus
New industry minister will visit Port Kembla steelworks, if invited
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
minister – the third in 19 months – has vowed to keep an eye on the steel industry, BlueScope and the Illawarra’s long-term economic development. Greg Hunt – who was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on July 19 – also said... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Incumbents face challengers for two St. Francis seatsthe services the citizens deserve will be an important issue in the near term.
Incumbents face challengers for two St. Francis seats
ABC Newspapers / Posted 4 hours ago
the services the citizens deserve will be an important issue in the near term. I plan to work with the city staff and the Economic Development Authority to bring businesses into the city to help spread the tax burden to help keep costs in check... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Ballpark Digest names Spirit Communications Park Ballpark of the Yearthe last decade,” Ballpark Digest publisher Kevin Reichard said in a release. “
Ballpark Digest names Spirit Communications Park Ballpark of the Year
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
the last decade,” Ballpark Digest publisher Kevin Reichard said in a release. “The ballpark is the centerpiece of serious economic development in Columbia, and an already great fan experience should only improve once the Bull Street development... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Plans under way for new regional development bodyAustralia Alliance. Mackay Regional Council Mayor Greg Williamson said all thr
Plans under way for new regional development body
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
Australia Alliance. Mackay Regional Council Mayor Greg Williamson said all three councils had agreed to fund a redesigned economic development body. "We are all aligned and we are aligned around the fact that we've got to deliver to this region a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
‘Jerusalem Has Much in Common With Hebron’have a lot in common,” he said. “Not just the religious/historical aspect, but
‘Jerusalem Has Much in Common With Hebron’
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 hours ago
have a lot in common,” he said. “Not just the religious/historical aspect, but also similar challenges in housing, economic development, cooperation with our cousins, and security challenges that we must know how to deal with. “We have a... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Cards read = families fedbuy things that simply don’t nourish their body because they have limited resou
Cards read = families fed
Bureau County Republican / Posted 4 hours ago
buy things that simply don’t nourish their body because they have limited resources. Debb Ladgenski, Spring Valley’s economic development coordinator, said the Spring Valley Farmer’s Market is held at the Heartland Bank parking lot, 100 E.... Read more
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The Coast
High praise for Halifax's new CAO from Moncton councillors2009 until his resignation this past week. He's also a past president of Servic
High praise for Halifax's new CAO from Moncton councillors
The Coast / Posted 4 hours ago
2009 until his resignation this past week. He's also a past president of Service New Brunswick, former deputy minister for economic development, trade policy and population growth for Bernard Lord’s provincial government, and also served as chief... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
New industry minister will visit Port Kembla steelworks, if invitedminister – the third in 19 months – has vowed to keep an eye on the steel indus
New industry minister will visit Port Kembla steelworks, if invited
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
minister – the third in 19 months – has vowed to keep an eye on the steel industry, BlueScope and the Illawarra’s long-term economic development. Greg Hunt – who was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on July 19 – also said... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rajasthan open to setting up industry councilan industry council Rajasthan Industry Minister Gajendra Singh Khimsar on Wedne
Rajasthan open to setting up industry council
Business Standard India / Posted 5 hours ago
an industry council Rajasthan Industry Minister Gajendra Singh Khimsar on Wednesday called upon industry captains to spur economic development in the state. Singh was receptive to the idea of setting up an industry council in the state. Singh said... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist beforefive million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 2
Jobs of the future: the 2016 Census will include roles that didn't exist before
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 hours ago
five million people - will likely be replaced by automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, while a NSW government briefing paper warned that more than half of all NSW jobs are at... Read more
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NJ Biz
Now is the time to rethink how we build a modern life sciences infrastructure for the next generationtimes greater than that of Trenton. The biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medi
Now is the time to rethink how we build a modern life sciences infrastructure for the next generation
NJ Biz / Posted 5 hours ago
times greater than that of Trenton. The biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies that drive long-term economic development and high wage employment are critically dependent upon a robust, early stage pipeline of startups and... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Sacramento-based company brings operations to KentwoodGRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Economic development organization, The Right Place, announ
Sacramento-based company brings operations to Kentwood
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Economic development organization, The Right Place, announced Wednesday the approval of a $400,000 incentive that is said to bring new jobs and millions of dollars to the city of Kentwood. A Sacramento, California company called... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Land Bank ready to begin workneighbors of small abandoned lots on the county’s repository list to see if the
Lackawanna County Land Bank ready to begin work
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
neighbors of small abandoned lots on the county’s repository list to see if they want to buy the parcels for $100, Economic Development Director George Kelly said. The idea is to get the properties maintained and back on the tax rolls,... Read more
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dna
Mamata meets Modi and Jaitley, seeks debt restructuring of Bengalit is 100 per cent it should not be linked to DBT. Asked about her meeting with
Mamata meets Modi and Jaitley, seeks debt restructuring of Bengal
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
it is 100 per cent it should not be linked to DBT. Asked about her meeting with Finance Minister she said "I discussed economic development issue with him." On Aadhar issue, she also directed party MPs to raise it strongly at all fora and asked... Read more
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