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The Mercury News
Jailed in teen sex scandal, Joseph Morrissey is front-runner for mayor of Richmond, Virginiaconference at his office in Highland Springs, Va. (Steve Helber / AP) Other ca
Jailed in teen sex scandal, Joseph Morrissey is front-runner for mayor of Richmond, Virginia
The Mercury News / Posted 26 minutes ago
conference at his office in Highland Springs, Va. (Steve Helber / AP) Other candidates include Jack Berry, who runs an economic development organization, and Levar Stoney, the former Virginia secretary of the commonwealth who has close ties to... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
AbSci chooses downtown Vancouver’s Hudson Buildingof community partners including Hudson Building developer Killian Pacific, the
AbSci chooses downtown Vancouver’s Hudson Building
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 56 minutes ago
of community partners including Hudson Building developer Killian Pacific, the state of Washington and the Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC). “We are excited that AbSci has found a long-term home in Clark County and look forward... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Business Events Calendar | San Fernando Valley Business JournalNorthridge $25; reservation required by Aug. 26 (818) 981-4491 Small Busines
Business Events Calendar | San Fernando Valley Business Journal
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 58 minutes ago
Northridge $25; reservation required by Aug. 26 (818) 981-4491 Small Business Seminar “Entrepreneurial Mindset” Valley Economic Development Center 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Valley Economic Development Center 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Room 206, Sherman... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Livonia Champps shutters doors over the weekendthis year: Max and Erma’s in Laurel Park Place Mall closed its doors without wa
Livonia Champps shutters doors over the weekend
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
this year: Max and Erma’s in Laurel Park Place Mall closed its doors without warning back in January. Barb Gamber, the economic development coordinator at the City of Livonia, said she was surprised to hear about the closing. She said she drove... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Must Learn to Honor Rights of Rural Residents to Manage Landnational legislature must overcome the bane of African politics everywhere -- c
Liberia Must Learn to Honor Rights of Rural Residents to Manage Land
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
national legislature must overcome the bane of African politics everywhere -- conflict caused by rapacious and uninhibited economic development and the ensuing human rights violations. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won a Nobel Peace Prize in... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Community Input Sought for Development Surrounding the Harrisburg Transportation Centerthese important workshops to think through our area’s transportation needs. Thi
Community Input Sought for Development Surrounding the Harrisburg Transportation Center
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted an hour ago
these important workshops to think through our area’s transportation needs. This study will help stimulate Harrisburg’s economic development and improve our connections to the entire region.” The TOD Visioning Week will serve as an important... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Poll: Man jailed in sex case leads race for Richmond mayorelection outright, he will almost certainly be in a runoff," Kidd said. Other
Poll: Man jailed in sex case leads race for Richmond mayor
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted an hour ago
election outright, he will almost certainly be in a runoff," Kidd said. Other candidates include Jack Berry, who runs an economic development organization, and Levar Stoney, the former Virginia secretary of the commonwealth who has close ties to... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Dept. of Energy demolish building used in Manhattan ProjectEast Tennessee Technology Park by the end of the year. Alexander said more tha
Dept. of Energy demolish building used in Manhattan Project
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted an hour ago
East Tennessee Technology Park by the end of the year. Alexander said more than 720 acres of land is available for new economic development as part of the Oak Ridge Corridor project. The K-25 facility was built in the 1940s as a 2,200-acre... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
How to put Leland on the tourism map: Q&A with town's tourism directorfind a permanent home . Browning shared her thoughts on Leland tourism, which
How to put Leland on the tourism map: Q&A with town's tourism director
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted an hour ago
find a permanent home . Browning shared her thoughts on Leland tourism, which she said is an important part of the town's economic development. Q: How has the landscape of tourism changed in Leland? A: The first part is to recognize that Leland... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah goes 'Underground' as TV series filming beginsexpected to spend close to $50 million. “This has been a long time coming,” sa
Savannah goes 'Underground' as TV series filming begins
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 hours ago
expected to spend close to $50 million. “This has been a long time coming,” said Trip Tollison, president of the Savannah Economic Development Authority, last week. “Since we started courting the entertainment industry, we’ve known that the real... Read more
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Salon.com
Poll: Man jailed in sex case leads race for Richmond mayorelection outright, he will almost certainly be in a runoff,” Kidd said. Other
Poll: Man jailed in sex case leads race for Richmond mayor
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
election outright, he will almost certainly be in a runoff,” Kidd said. Other candidates include Jack Berry, who runs an economic development organization, and Levar Stoney, the former Virginia secretary of the commonwealth who has close ties to... Read more
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CNBC
Colorado's push to lead the space racethe large, prime aerospace and defense contractors," said Vicky Lea, director o
Colorado's push to lead the space race
CNBC / Posted 2 hours ago
the large, prime aerospace and defense contractors," said Vicky Lea, director of aerospace and aviation at the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. Lea noted that 56 percent of Colorado's aerospace companies employ no more than 10 people, which... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
SCOREBergen changes its nameRoom 5B, Bergen County Administrative Offices, One Bergen County Plaza, mentors
SCOREBergen changes its name
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Room 5B, Bergen County Administrative Offices, One Bergen County Plaza, mentors meet with clients at the Passaic County Department of Economic Development office, 930 Riverview Drive, Suite 250, Totowa, and at other Northeast New Jersey loc... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
State, Dutchess to work with employees while building is shut downfoot buildings off I-84, Route 9 and Merritt Drive. County Executive Marcus Mo
State, Dutchess to work with employees while building is shut down
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 2 hours ago
foot buildings off I-84, Route 9 and Merritt Drive. County Executive Marcus Molinaro and Deputy County Executive for Economic Development Ronald Hicks are working with the Gap’s Regional Manager Jim Young, the Governor’s Office and the state... Read more
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USA Today
Paul Ryan & Ron Johnson: The feds are losing the war on povertyhas been thriving. It has placed scores of people, 70% of whom are still at the
Paul Ryan & Ron Johnson: The feds are losing the war on poverty
USA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
has been thriving. It has placed scores of people, 70% of whom are still at their jobs. Last month, the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation paid to add two more vans. This is how you fight poverty: person to person. The Joseph... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Staff Changes for Governor's OfficeKatie has continued to play a vital role in other areas within the office, incl
Staff Changes for Governor's Office
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 3 hours ago
Katie has continued to play a vital role in other areas within the office, including as the liaison to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. I am confident she will bring the same exceptional skill set and professionalism to her new... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
College of Medicine dean: 'I would drop anything to join this effort'he said. He also pledged to be open with the community about the project so peo
College of Medicine dean: 'I would drop anything to join this effort'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
he said. He also pledged to be open with the community about the project so people understand the potential health and economic development benefits. “We were fortunate to consider the applications of a number of outstanding candidates, and... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"Land Of Opportunity" Beckonsand now must reexamine plans for Phase III. Phase II is taking place by the old
"Land Of Opportunity" Beckons
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
and now must reexamine plans for Phase III. Phase II is taking place by the old Coliseum.) Reclaiming Garage Alley City economic development chief Matthew Nemerson pointed out to Blumenthal that since the rise of Alexion and the tech/biotech... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The first Duterte budget proposal, priorities, and economic reformsMoro in Mindanao. These three related problems, if carried to a successful con
The first Duterte budget proposal, priorities, and economic reforms
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Moro in Mindanao. These three related problems, if carried to a successful conclusion, will lay the basis for more solid economic development programs in the country. The budget proposal ties up the actions of the new government with expenditure... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
City seeking feedbackknow that Airdrie is great, but we want to find out why people feel that way,”
City seeking feedback
Airdrie Echo / Posted 3 hours ago
know that Airdrie is great, but we want to find out why people feel that way,” said Kent Rupert, team leader of the City’s Economic Development department. “We want to really dial down and find out what makes Airdrie a great place to be.” Rupert... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Governor adds state representative to his staffKatie has continued to play a vital role in other areas within the office, incl
Governor adds state representative to his staff
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Katie has continued to play a vital role in other areas within the office, including as the liaison to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. I am confident she will bring the same exceptional skill set and professionalism to her new... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
New waterfall guide for Florence Countyof Highway 101 or west of County Road N. "This waterfall is the most impressiv
New waterfall guide for Florence County
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
of Highway 101 or west of County Road N. "This waterfall is the most impressive," said Wendy Gehlhoff, Florence County economic development director. "Here the Pine River plummets around a 35-foot rugged rock outcropping followed by another... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biomass Boiler to Reduce Nbl's Annual Operating Cost By N$10 Millionmilestone celebration. I congratulate the O&L Group, subsidiaries and managemen
Biomass Boiler to Reduce Nbl's Annual Operating Cost By N$10 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
milestone celebration. I congratulate the O&L Group, subsidiaries and management for their longstanding commitment to the economic development of Namibia, which has been further cemented by this latest re-investment," said Iyambo. He also thanked... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Senate holds first hearing on proposed budget for 2017President Duterte’s economic team led by Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Fina
Senate holds first hearing on proposed budget for 2017
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 hours ago
President Duterte’s economic team led by Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary General Ernesto Pernia and Bangko Sentral Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. The... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
State flags no longer fly at MSUStation (MAFES); the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans and
State flags no longer fly at MSU
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
Station (MAFES); the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans and the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park. Salter said over the summer "building managers," comprised of both vice presidents and deans,... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Pleasanton Weekly to hold public forum Sept. 19 for mayoral, City Council candidatesthree vying for election to the City Council will face questions about communit
Pleasanton Weekly to hold public forum Sept. 19 for mayoral, City Council candidates
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
three vying for election to the City Council will face questions about community priorities, including the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone, transportation, water, workforce housing and civic center/library and the downtown specific plan... Read more
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International Business Times
UAE ruler 'sends message' by firing state workers after random visit reveals empty desksprime minister and Emir of Dubai was left furious when he paid a random visit t
UAE ruler 'sends message' by firing state workers after random visit reveals empty desks
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
prime minister and Emir of Dubai was left furious when he paid a random visit to the Land Department and Department of Economic Development only to find empty desks, hibernating Apple iMacs and full water bottles. In a video posted on... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Mayfield Presbyterian pastor receives Equality Day Awardof the ECSHA, said. "First being education, we want everyone to be inspired by
Mayfield Presbyterian pastor receives Equality Day Award
The Leader-Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
of the ECSHA, said. "First being education, we want everyone to be inspired by Elizabeth Cady Stanton's work. Second is economic development. Elizabeth is one of the biggest, most revolutionary women in America, and she's from here. And the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Tarrytown
Eight-Alarm Fire Guts Gap Clothing Warehouse Off I-84Firearms & Explosives (ATF) and the state Office of Fire Prevention & Control.
Eight-Alarm Fire Guts Gap Clothing Warehouse Off I-84
The Daily Voice - Tarrytown / Posted 5 hours ago
Firearms & Explosives (ATF) and the state Office of Fire Prevention & Control. Molinaro and Assistant County Executive for Economic Development Ron Hicks said they are working closely with Jim Young, who is Gap's vice president and regional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Premier Willies Mchunu Welcomes Mr Zhu Xiaodan, Governor of Guangdong Province, ChinaThe governor was received at the King Shaka International Airport today by the
Premier Willies Mchunu Welcomes Mr Zhu Xiaodan, Governor of Guangdong Province, China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The governor was received at the King Shaka International Airport today by the Leader of Government Business and MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Sihle Zikalala. He is leading a government and business delegation to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Economic Opportunities Hosts Green Economy Exhibition, 1 Septentrepreneurs in this industry. I encourage all residents to join us this First
Western Cape Economic Opportunities Hosts Green Economy Exhibition, 1 Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
entrepreneurs in this industry. I encourage all residents to join us this First Thursday to learn about the exciting developments in this area. Our doors are open to all members of the public." Issued by: Western Cape Economic Development and Tour... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Agriculture On Entrepreneurship AwardsEconomic Opportunities, last month launched entries for the 2016 PERA awards.
Western Cape Agriculture On Entrepreneurship Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Economic Opportunities, last month launched entries for the 2016 PERA awards. PERA is an initiative of the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Over 700 entrepreneurs have entered the awards since 2013. MEC Winde encouraged... Read more
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Carroll County News
Turning dirt: Tyson officially breaks ground on 'world-class facility' in Green Forestthe Green Forest Chamber of Commerce, Carroll County Judge Sam Barr, the Carrol
Turning dirt: Tyson officially breaks ground on 'world-class facility' in Green Forest
Carroll County News / Posted 5 hours ago
the Green Forest Chamber of Commerce, Carroll County Judge Sam Barr, the Carroll County Quorum Court and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC). "This is an exciting time for Tyson, Green Forest and Carroll County," Miller said.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Queen Maxima wears a paisley jumpsuit in Indonesiashe spoke at the FinTech Festival and Conference in the Indonesian capital, whe
Queen Maxima wears a paisley jumpsuit in Indonesia
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
she spoke at the FinTech Festival and Conference in the Indonesian capital, where she discussed the country's economic development. Arriving at her first public engagement of the trip, she wore an eye-catching silk jumpsuit in a red... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Final wall of K-27 building in Oak Ridge, built as part of Manhattan Project, comes downRidge is an example of how cleanup should be done." Alexander said the final d
Final wall of K-27 building in Oak Ridge, built as part of Manhattan Project, comes down
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Ridge is an example of how cleanup should be done." Alexander said the final demolition paves the way for future economic development at the old K-25 site. The demolition of Building K-27 was the culmination of a 10-year process, Vision... Read more
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Silicon Valley
'Einstein' could take internet of things to another levelSky Center will bolster the city's technology ecosystem. "It will help keep Sa
'Einstein' could take internet of things to another level
Silicon Valley / Posted 5 hours ago
Sky Center will bolster the city's technology ecosystem. "It will help keep San Jose in the forefront of hardware innovation, engineering and, ultimately, commercialization," said Nanci Klein, the city's assistant director for economic develop... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Former Pittsburgh mayor and ULI fellow Tom Murphy on Memphis’ futurea pathway to opportunity and employment for people. You’ve talked a lot in thi
Former Pittsburgh mayor and ULI fellow Tom Murphy on Memphis’ future
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 hours ago
a pathway to opportunity and employment for people. You’ve talked a lot in this conversation about business recruiting and economic development. But at RegionSmart you really pressed the point that increasingly jobs are following people rather than... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Randrr expanding HQ on the Southsideemployees. Terhark said the company was working with the professional communit
Randrr expanding HQ on the Southside
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 6 hours ago
employees. Terhark said the company was working with the professional community, universities, local government and economic development groups. He said the company will not seek taxpayer incentives. To prepare for the November move,... Read more
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The Mercury News
'Einstein' could take internet of things to another levelSky Center will bolster the city's technology ecosystem. "It will help keep Sa
'Einstein' could take internet of things to another level
The Mercury News / Posted 6 hours ago
Sky Center will bolster the city's technology ecosystem. "It will help keep San Jose in the forefront of hardware innovation, engineering and, ultimately, commercialization," said Nanci Klein, the city's assistant director for economic develop... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
US stands with India on terrorism, no matter where it comes from: John Kerrythe American delegation to the seventh meeting of the US-India strategic dialog
US stands with India on terrorism, no matter where it comes from: John Kerry
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 hours ago
the American delegation to the seventh meeting of the US-India strategic dialogue, which seeks to improve security and economic development ties between the nations. Swaraj said that she apprised Kerry of cross border terrorism by Pakistan and... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Under Armour to build distribution facility in Sparrows Pointwith project costs, the Maryland Department of Commerce has approved a $2 milli
Under Armour to build distribution facility in Sparrows Point
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 6 hours ago
with project costs, the Maryland Department of Commerce has approved a $2 million conditional loan through the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund (MEDAAF), and additionally will fund $2 million in real property and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Yokohama Tire Corporation Selects North Carolina for Technical Development Center, Creating 56 JobsCONCORD, Cabarrus County - Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E
Yokohama Tire Corporation Selects North Carolina for Technical Development Center, Creating 56 Jobs
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 hours ago
CONCORD, Cabarrus County - Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Yokohama Tire Corporation will establish a Technical Development... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ecsa: 52% of engineers not registeredbe to access online CPD courses #EngineeringFrameworks The council addressed a
Ecsa: 52% of engineers not registered
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 hours ago
be to access online CPD courses #EngineeringFrameworks The council addressed a meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development at Parliament earlier today. Ecsa’s research shows fewer than four in ten engineers are... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
A Q&A with Leland's tourism directorfind a permanent home . Browning shared her thoughts on Leland tourism, which
A Q&A with Leland's tourism director
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 hours ago
find a permanent home . Browning shared her thoughts on Leland tourism, which she said is an important part of the town's economic development. Q: How has the landscape of tourism changed in Leland? A: The first part is to recognize that Leland... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Tulsa's Route 66 Commission To Hold Organizational Meetingcity, the commission will look into how to spend some Vision money earmarked fo
Tulsa's Route 66 Commission To Hold Organizational Meeting
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 7 hours ago
city, the commission will look into how to spend some Vision money earmarked for Route 66 projects like better signage and economic development along the Mother Road. There will be a representative from each of the city council districts Route 66... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
PNM Wants Quick Rate Increase Voteabout whether the investor-owned utility has justified their request. Barela R
PNM Wants Quick Rate Increase Vote
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 7 hours ago
about whether the investor-owned utility has justified their request. Barela Resigning He’s been head of the state’s economic development department since 2011, but John Barela is now slated to become the chief executive officer at the... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
East Bethel contracts 2018 comprehensive planfrom the city council. East Bethel city staff will be highly involved in many a
East Bethel contracts 2018 comprehensive plan
ABC Newspapers / Posted 7 hours ago
from the city council. East Bethel city staff will be highly involved in many aspects of the comprehensive plan, including economic development, parks and capital improvements. The third leg of the project will be handled by Hakanson Anderson,... Read more
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iol.co.za
#PretoriaGirlsHigh alumnae speak outTsebe (Class of 2004) – Scientist Jocelyn Evans (Class of 2004) - Engineer Nq
#PretoriaGirlsHigh alumnae speak out
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
Tsebe (Class of 2004) – Scientist Jocelyn Evans (Class of 2004) - Engineer Nqobile Simelane (Class of 2004) – Economic Development Manager Christine Emmett (Class of 2004) - Academic/Commonwealth scholar Yonda Siwisa (Class of 2004)... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Broadband Issueinto this. We have been working on this in the Verde Valley for several years a
Broadband Issue
Payson Roundup / Posted 7 hours ago
into this. We have been working on this in the Verde Valley for several years as it indeed has far-reaching impacts for economic development and safety. Sen. Allen has held legislative office on-and-off since 2008. Why has she only recently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2017 Budget - Govt Trains 4,254 Officersallocations such that the patterns of resource allocation in the budget align w
2017 Budget - Govt Trains 4,254 Officers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
allocations such that the patterns of resource allocation in the budget align with government's policy priorities for socio-economic development. "They will equally understand the concept of budget realism, where resources are provided on a more... Read more
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