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An obsolete federal cost-benefit analysis is preventing Cedar Rapids from building a new $600 million flood control system.

High-Water Mark

High-Water Mark

An obsolete federal cost-benefit analysis is preventing Cedar Rapids from building a new $600 million flood control system.

Sprawl or Tall?

Los Angeles, finally running out of room to build out, is struggling with a growing imperative to build up.

Crop Conglomerates

The world's biggest biotechnology success story is having some unintended consequences.

15 Years Later

What has not changed since September 11, 2001.

The Great Migration

The residents of an island village in Alaska have voted to move to the entire town to the mainland.

New Mexico Governor’s Report: The Future Is Welcome Here

Gov. Susana Martinez has created a clear path for sustainable growth by slashing punitive business taxes and regulations, while maximizing the reach of New Mexico’s research and development assets.

PV vs. T-Rex

Rapidly expanding renewable energy may not be reliable enough to replace the traditional power-generating infrastructure.

Nearsighted

New York lawmakers complain about the short-term results of a long-term development program with 10-year incentives.

Crispr Critters

The world's scientists have been given the green light to re-engineer the human race. Anybody think that's a good idea?

More Than Maple Syrup

A green grid and a 1-gig broadband connection are transforming Burlington, VT into a thriving high-tech hub.

Not So Fast

The push to bring driverless vehicles to the mass market appears to have hit a major roadblock. Proceed with caution.

Keeping In Touch

A constant dialogue between local businesses and economic development organizations is a key that unlocks growth. Elk Grove Village sets a great example.

Royal Prerogative

There's a way to clean up the Brexit mess, but there's only one person in the United Kingdom with the power to do it.

Governor’s Report: Sooner Is Better In Oklahoma

Oklahoma proactively is meeting critical development priorities, including a STEM-oriented workforce, sustainable water resources, green energy, 21st-century infrastructure—and a great place to live.

Selecting Success

We hope President Obama's last keynote at SelectUSA marked a beginning and not an end.

Homeland Insecurity

It's time to take the $65-billion annual budget of the Department of Homeland Security and spend it on the people who can really protect us.

Brexit or Fix It?

The outcome of this month's referendum in the UK may determine if the European Union is headed for the dustbin of history.

Digital Factory

The widespread implementation of digital manufacturing platforms rapidly is outpacing the availability of skilled workers to run them.

Graphene Moxie

Graphene, the material that will revolutionize the world, is ready for its close-up in the commercial sector.

June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

Last Chance

A $16-billion international project now rising in the south of France may offer the only real solution to the impending disaster of climate change.

Two-Way Street

Free trade agreements help the United States hold its lead as a top destination for foreign direct investment.

Data Cowboys

The Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area has become a leading U.S. hub for data centers.

Airbus Expanding In Virginia

Airbus plans to invest $1M in its Loudoun County, VA facility, making it the company's largest distribution center.

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