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Manufacturing Faces Two Million Worker Shortage In The Next Decade

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Study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute indicates nine in 10 Americans surveyed believe manufacturing essential to U.S. economy, while only one in three parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in manufacturing.




Med-X, Inc. Builds First Medical Marijuana Testing Facility

Med-X, Inc. today announced that it's opened its first patient cooperative facility to cultivate 100% natural and organically grown Medical Marijuana for its patients. (PRNewsFoto/Med-X, Inc.)

Currently, medical marijuana that is being dispensed through a wide range of dispensaries nationally is not regulated, so it is not tested for pesticides or mold—which can be dangerous to those patients who use it.


Feature Story: Tennessee State of the Year AGAIN!

Volkswagen’s expansion of its assembly plant in Chattanooga positions the German automaker to achieve its goal of selling at least 1 million vehicles in North America.

A powerhouse auto cluster, the nation’s most-improved education system and world-class infrastructure keep the volunteer state on its pedestal.



Pennsylvania’s Inn At Buck Hill Falls Set For Redevelopment

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Changes in ownership and financial troubles led to the closing of the Inn in the early 1990s; the property has been abandoned ever since, despite numerous attempts to resurrect it.



Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla’s lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast’s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia’s skyline.