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WREG-TV Memphis
Tax break approved for planned Amazon receiving center in Memphisfor a planned Amazon receiving center that could bring hundreds of jobs to Memp
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 minutes ago
for a planned Amazon receiving center that could bring hundreds of jobs to Memphis have been approved. On Wednesday, the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) board approved the facility to be built here and the incentives that would go with... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Broadband Authority Discusses Expansion Detailsto provide high speed internet for everyone in the county. "Our strategic plan
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 minutes ago
to provide high speed internet for everyone in the county. "Our strategic plan indicates that we have got to grow from an economic development perspective as well as a workforce development, broadband is specifically important for both in that... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Warner Robins mayoral candidates give plans to get City out of $1.6 million budget holeand play here. So, I’m excited. I think that is definitely the future of Warner
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 minutes ago
and play here. So, I’m excited. I think that is definitely the future of Warner Robins." Toms: "I’m going to work with our Economic Development Department, as well as the Economic—Warner Robins Economic Development Authority to try to draw in new... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Tyson considering 3 communities for chicken plant after rejection by TonganoxieLansdowne would not say what cities or counties the food giant was considering.
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 minutes ago
Lansdowne would not say what cities or counties the food giant was considering. Molly Howey, senior vice president of economic development for GO Topeka, said Shawnee County is not under consideration. The search comes after public pushback... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Women still face inequality in regionmen do — slightly worse than five years ago. Quinte West Coun. Sally Freeman n
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 21 minutes ago
men do — slightly worse than five years ago. Quinte West Coun. Sally Freeman noted that the senior human resources and economic development positions in her city are held by women. “Not that that’s enough,” said Freeman. “Over the years... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Malloy: CTfastrak Proves Rail Service Will Transform 'Knowledge Corridor'have to work with them more. But if they won't, we have to build a new track. O
Hartford Courant / Posted 22 minutes ago
have to work with them more. But if they won't, we have to build a new track. On a state level, this ought to be a priority," McGovern said. "Transportation is everything. It's the single most important contributor to economic... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego sends region-wide bid for Amazon's second headquarterswas sent off Wednesday, one day before the online retailing giant's deadline, a
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 27 minutes ago
was sent off Wednesday, one day before the online retailing giant's deadline, according to the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. The competition for the headquarters is pitting municipalities large and small against each other... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Report criticizes Cuomo's economic development effortstold a crowd in Batavia, where he appeared to announce the city had been awarde
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 30 minutes ago
told a crowd in Batavia, where he appeared to announce the city had been awarded $10 million as part of a state sponsored economic development program, one of a myriad created under Cuomo. “Buffalo is now a national turnaround story,” said Cuomo,... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Lingerie store's signage causes controversy in Manchesteror confusing,” Antonio Pascarella said. “I’m not sure how you can be misled by
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 31 minutes ago
or confusing,” Antonio Pascarella said. “I’m not sure how you can be misled by that.” The director of planning and economic development sent a statement to Eyewitness News. “One of the things that makes Manchester special is the number and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Arts Mean Businessthe Escondido Center for the Arts. The North County Arts Network put on the su
KPBS San Diego / Posted 38 minutes ago
the Escondido Center for the Arts. The North County Arts Network put on the summit in conjunction with the San Diego North Economic Development Council The report shows about half the $1.1 billion in economic activity was money spent by non-profit... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Scarborough will compete to host Amazon headquartersto Amazon’s request for proposals is Thursday, Scarborough Town Manager Thomas
Bangor Daily News / Posted 48 minutes ago
to Amazon’s request for proposals is Thursday, Scarborough Town Manager Thomas Hall said. He added that the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation is preparing Scarborough’s proposal, which he expects to be completed by Thursday... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
No bribes or cities named "Amazon": Colorado's pitch to get the next headquarters touts incentives that could exceed $100Mproposal does not lead with incentives. It leads with talent," said Sam Bailey,
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 50 minutes ago
proposal does not lead with incentives. It leads with talent," said Sam Bailey, who led the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. that worked with the state to submit the official bid. "Ultimately, 50,000 jobs shouldn't be led... Read more
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Perth Now
Calls for ‘more forceful’ Communist PartyPresident Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take
Perth Now / Posted 58 minutes ago
President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address “grim” challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
County Bid for Amazon HQ Includes Santa ClaritaInc. within the Los Angeles County’s regional proposal to the e-commerce giant,
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted an hour ago
Inc. within the Los Angeles County’s regional proposal to the e-commerce giant, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. Holly Schroeder, chief executive of the Santa Clarita Valley organization, confirmed to the... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Relocation of old hotel faces delayThe plan will include recommendations for urban design, redevelopment of the ci
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted an hour ago
The plan will include recommendations for urban design, redevelopment of the city’s waterfront, future land-use issues, economic development and transportation systems. At the council’s regular meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 14, the council could vote... Read more
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Herald Sun
Calls for ‘more forceful’ Communist PartyPresident Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address “grim” challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Retail Spending Remains on A High in Hastingspurchase payments.The most recent increases continued the trend of more than a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
purchase payments.The most recent increases continued the trend of more than a year now, said Hastings District council’s economic development and urban affairs committee chairman Damon Harvey.“The sustained growth has settled in which is a very... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
KY: Airport Trying to Become Self-Sufficientto the airport that could likely be purchased for a major project. Mark Snell,
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted an hour ago
to the airport that could likely be purchased for a major project. Mark Snell, the new president of the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corp., met with the board Tuesday to talk about possibilities for economic development. The airport, he... Read more
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CBS Denver
Denver Submits Bid For Second Amazon HeadquartersDENVER (AP) — Denver has submitted its pitch to lure Amazon’s proposed second h
CBS Denver / Posted an hour ago
DENVER (AP) — Denver has submitted its pitch to lure Amazon’s proposed second headquarters. The private Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation says it submitted a regional proposal on Wednesday. Details of the bid were withheld. Officials... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Demolition begins at damaged downtown Brockton buildingwill work to market the city-owned property to a potential developer. The 47 W.
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted an hour ago
will work to market the city-owned property to a potential developer. The 47 W. Elm St. property, last owned by Brockton Economic Development Council Corporation, was taken by the city through court action for back taxes. Carpenter said the... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham submits 'great road map' for Amazon HQ2headquarters is on its way to Seattle. "The hard copies went out this morning,
Al.com / Posted an hour ago
headquarters is on its way to Seattle. "The hard copies went out this morning," Rick Davis, senior vice president for economic development at the Birmingham Business Alliance, told AL.com on Wednesday afternoon. "The digital edition is going... Read more
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Perth Now
Xi urges stand against 'grim' challengesChinese President Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take
Perth Now / Posted an hour ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society and economic development to better address the nation's "grim" challenges as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress. Speaking in the... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Winsted Democrats aiming for continued progress as they meet with residents ahead of November electiontown infrastructure, grow the grand list, keep taxes down, continue to improve
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 hours ago
town infrastructure, grow the grand list, keep taxes down, continue to improve the political atmosphere in town and foster economic development “Two years ago, I thought that the town needed some new thoughts and direction... with the unrest that... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Xi urges stand against 'grim' challengesChinese President Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society and economic development to better address the nation's "grim" challenges as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress. Speaking in the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte shooting protest had hidden help – a Russian troll farm, news site sayslegitimate. Living Ultra-Violet’s Twitter feed describes itself as a “Millenni
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
legitimate. Living Ultra-Violet’s Twitter feed describes itself as a “Millennial Think-tank intellectually innovating economic development, research, and altruism.” The Observer couldn’t reach James on Wednesday. James told BuzzFeed that he... Read more
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birminghammail
Now is the time for cities and mayors to take the leadwith a common aim: to seek investment and powers to develop the infrastructure
birminghammail / Posted 2 hours ago
with a common aim: to seek investment and powers to develop the infrastructure – the roads and rail, the housing – the economic development their regions need to prosper. There are, of course, some rivalries between our great cities – in some... Read more
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NBC New York
NYC, Buffalo-Rochester Bid for Amazon's Second HeadquartersNew York City, Buffalo and Rochester are all preparing proposals to win Amazon'
NBC New York / Posted 2 hours ago
New York City, Buffalo and Rochester are all preparing proposals to win Amazon's second headquarters, a colossal economic development prize that is also generating interest among smaller upstate communities such as Albany and Syracuse. Amazon says... Read more
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News.com.au
Xi urges stand against ‘grim’ challengesChinese President Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take a stronger role in society and economic development to better address the nation's "grim" challenges as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress. Speaking in the... Read more
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NBC Washington
Starbucks to Open in Historic Anacostiafirst stand-alone location in Washington D.C. east of the Anacostia River. Cou
NBC Washington / Posted 2 hours ago
first stand-alone location in Washington D.C. east of the Anacostia River. Courtney Snowden, the city's deputy mayor for economic development, told News4's Tom Sherwood that the coffee chain had agreed to open the location. Then, Mayor Muriel... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee’s new airport director met with tough questions on proposed expansionthe addition. Despite the questioning, some said it will be good for the area.
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 hours ago
the addition. Despite the questioning, some said it will be good for the area. "It's going to be a driver for additional economic development," said Milwaukee County Supervisor David Sartori, Transportation, Public Works and Transit... Read more
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Boston Globe
See which New England communities have bid for Amazon’s HQofficials met to discuss site options along the Route 146 corridor. “We all hav
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
officials met to discuss site options along the Route 146 corridor. “We all have lots which we’ve identified as build-ready economic development sites,” Barry Desruisseaux, vice chairman of the Uxbridge Planning Board said, according to the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – South– who make Auckland the thriving centre it is.” Auckland Council’s economic gro
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 hours ago
– who make Auckland the thriving centre it is.” Auckland Council’s economic growth agency – Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) – partners with Auckland Chamber of Commerce to present the awards. ATEED’s Chief Executive Nick... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Big question: Is Amazon’s HQ2 worth the price?address the country’s geographical imbalances. It would take “50 Amazons” to do
Finance and Commerce / Posted 2 hours ago
address the country’s geographical imbalances. It would take “50 Amazons” to do that, Muro said. Landing Amazon is like “trying to win the lottery,” Lettieri said. “Economic development can’t be dependent on these once-in-a-generation opportunitie... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Minnesota and others make pitch for Amazonplum by offering a package of financial incentives likely far smaller than othe
Finance and Commerce / Posted 2 hours ago
plum by offering a package of financial incentives likely far smaller than other states. State officials and regional economic development agencies spent more than a month assembling a proposal after the Seattle-based tech giant set off a... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Indianapolis submits bid to host Amazon’s new $5 billion headquartersregional bid was sent to Amazon as of last night to arrive ahead of the October
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 hours ago
regional bid was sent to Amazon as of last night to arrive ahead of the October 19 deadline. Given the nature of economic development projects such as this, the information within Indy’s regional bid will remain confidential to respect... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
City extends business incentive program deadlineof this are aware it’s available to them,” said Copeland. The issue was first
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
of this are aware it’s available to them,” said Copeland. The issue was first brought to the attention of the city’s Economic Development Advisory Committee, which felt that the city needed to find a method to ensure businesses are reminded... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Airport traffic stays on pace for record yearyearly numbers through marketing campaigns, which Lynah said is vital. “They a
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 hours ago
yearly numbers through marketing campaigns, which Lynah said is vital. “They are fantastic partners and (the Savannah Economic Development Authority) is as well,” she said. “It’s a good partnership, and we try to utilize it as much as we can... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Local bans on short-term rentals of residents' homes safe for now; Hoosier lawmakers continue eyeing state pre-emption of such regulationsMembers of the Interim Study Committee on Commerce and Economic Development wer
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 3 hours ago
Members of the Interim Study Committee on Commerce and Economic Development were unable to achieve majority support Wednesday for a proposal to have the state to pre-empt local government regulations on short-term property rentals. The vote was 7 to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau wants input in new city planhave been carried through in the city such as improvements to parks, trails, tr
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 hours ago
have been carried through in the city such as improvements to parks, trails, transportation, utilities, public services, economic development in neighborhoods, as well as other programs, projects and policies. "Many of the recommendations of the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Local officials use state forest to put Voluntown on the map(860) 425-4256 VOLUNTOWN- Local officials are trying to put Voluntown on the m
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
(860) 425-4256 VOLUNTOWN- Local officials are trying to put Voluntown on the map- literally. The Economic Development Commission has been working in the past two years to create a detailed map of local trails, forests and... Read more
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Reuters
Activists set talks with Chevron on Myanmar rights concernsMyanmar.” “In our experience, peace, stability and the protection of human rig
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
Myanmar.” “In our experience, peace, stability and the protection of human rights provide the best foundation for the economic development of a region and associated improvement in living conditions for communities,” she said via e-mail,... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
No bribes or cities named "Amazon": Colorado's pitch to get the next headquarters touts eight sitesproposal does not lead with incentives. It leads with talent," said Sam Bailey,
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 3 hours ago
proposal does not lead with incentives. It leads with talent," said Sam Bailey, who led the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. that worked with the state to submit the official bid. "Ultimately, 50,000 jobs shouldn't be led... Read more
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The Morning Call
What's the Lehigh Valley's pitch for Amazon HQ2?That’s according to Don Cunningham, president of the Lehigh Valley Economic Dev
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
That’s according to Don Cunningham, president of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp., which reached out to regional developers and local leaders to help craft a proposal. Cunningham declined to go into specifics earlier this week, but the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois out of running for Toyota-Mazdacompanies over the Labor Day weekend. Rochelle received the news about noon to
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 hours ago
companies over the Labor Day weekend. Rochelle received the news about noon today from Intersect Illinois, the nonprofit economic development corporation set up by Gov. Bruce Rauner. "I got a call from Mark Peterson, the president and CEO of... Read more
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FOX Business
Pennsylvania cities try to lure Amazon, touting bikes, foodsays it wants — including a population of at least 1 million and easy access to
FOX Business / Posted 3 hours ago
says it wants — including a population of at least 1 million and easy access to mass transit. In the Harrisburg area, economic development officials are pitching the grounds of a shuttered state hospital in Susquehanna Township. Frank Lynch,... Read more
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FOX Business
Pennsylvania cities try to lure Amazon, touting bikes, foodsays it wants — including a population of at least 1 million and easy access to
FOX Business / Posted 3 hours ago
says it wants — including a population of at least 1 million and easy access to mass transit. In the Harrisburg area, economic development officials are pitching the grounds of a shuttered state hospital in Susquehanna Township. Frank Lynch,... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
No bribes or cities named "Amazon": Colorado's pitch to get the next headquarters touts eight sitesproposal does not lead with incentives. It leads with talent," said Sam Bailey,
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 3 hours ago
proposal does not lead with incentives. It leads with talent," said Sam Bailey, who led the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. that worked with the state to submit the official bid. "Ultimately, 50,000 jobs shouldn't be led... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Oakland County launches entrepreneur boot campabout and use additional county resources. The treasurer's office received a $
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 hours ago
about and use additional county resources. The treasurer's office received a $25,000 grant from Lansing-based Community Economic Development Association of Michigan in 2014 to establish the center through a public-private partnership with JVS... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Wooing Amazon with sun, fun … and giant buttonsColo., near Denver. In an effort to woo Amazon to build its second headquarters
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Colo., near Denver. In an effort to woo Amazon to build its second headquarters in the metro Denver area, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. is compiling a formal bid that highlights Colorado’s 45,000 miles of hiking, biking and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
In Helena-West Helena, Thrive Redesigns Its Strategy for the Futurein downtown Helena-West Helena, the nonprofit has spent the past eight years bu
Arkansas Business / Posted 4 hours ago
in downtown Helena-West Helena, the nonprofit has spent the past eight years building an innovation hub and promoting economic development. After receiving a National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant in 2015, Thrive is ready to start a... Read more
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