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Former regional FEMA director kicked off LiveXchange conference program packed with expert advice on site selection and economic development.


Former regional FEMA director kicked off LiveXchange conference program packed with expert advice on site selection and economic development.

LIVEXCHANGE 2013 KEYNOTE: Self-Reliance Will Save Lives

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They’re Coming to Take Us Away

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A new survey says 60 percent of Americans would welcome driverless cars on U.S. roads.




COVER STORY: Global Biotech Report

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As the global financial system continues to mend, venture capital is beginning to flow back into the biotechnology sector. In Europe, the largest biomed players are thriving, while entrepreneurial biotech start-ups gain traction in the U.S. From the March/April 2013 issue.



FEATURE STORY: Accelerating In Alabama

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Nestled in the piney woods of Alabama is a rising economic dynamo that is flexing its muscles and challenging all comers. Gov. Robert Bentley tells us how Alabama is rapidly moving forward to cement its leadership in automotive, aerospace and exports. From the March/April 2013 issue.



Deepwater Horizon: Three Years Later

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Legal settlements from the massive BP oil spill, which could total $42 billion, will generate a gusher of economic development funds for the Gulf Coast.


From the Ground Up

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The end of the Space Shuttle program could have meant the end of a jobs bonanza on Florida’s Space Coast, but the folks who enabled us to send men to the moon didn’t let that happen.