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In Auburn, NY, the hot political issue is economic development. Both candidates emphasized job creation with a youthful population base. Lattimore pushed for large-scale manufacturing plants and renewable energy projects to the Auburn area.

Tale of Two Mayors

Tale of Two Mayors

In Auburn, NY, the hot political issue is economic development. Both candidates emphasized job creation with a youthful population base. Lattimore pushed for large-scale manufacturing plants and renewable energy projects to the Auburn area.

Cyber Pearl Harbor

The number of incidents involving hacking into key infrastructure has tripled in the past two years. Most of these cyber-intrusions appear to be exploratory in nature, but a few have crossed the line and caused physical damage.

21st Century Ghost Town

A bricks-and-mortar SimCity is set to rise near Las Cruces, NM.

First to the Finish Line

Block Island, RI is poised to win the race to set up the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters.

WV Takes Down VW

Researchers at West Virginia University blew the whistle on Volkswagen’s dirty diesel two years ago.

End Run to Paydirt

Sports gambling still is illegal outside of Vegas, or is that just a fantasy?

Solar King Abdicates

The most logical place in the world for solar power can’t get its act together.

Rail Transplant

China’s largest rail manufacturer will build subway cars for Boston at a new plant in Springfield, MA.

Border Without Walls

Economic development cooperation on the U.S.-Mexico border is getting stronger.

Feature Story: Georgia Governor’s Report – Georgia’s High-Powered Growth Engine

From foreign investment to surging film production and expanding water resources, Gov. Nathan Deal is making sure that Georgia is building a foundation for sustainable growth.

New Route to Growth

Providence, RI finds fertile ground for development under an old highway.

Marching into China

The former Humvee plant in Indiana now makes Mercedes SUVs for export to China.

No Credit Here

The Export-Import Bank of the United States becomes a political football.

Never Mind

Boston decides the 2024 Olympics aren't worth a hill of beans.

Taking a Pass

Colorado says the price is too high for 1,418 new health care jobs.

Ready to Roll

Cuba gets ready for a surge in economic development as relations with the U.S. are restored.

Reclamation Project

An obscure bureau of the U.S. Interior Dept. is drawing up plans to rebuild the water infrastructure of the western U.S.

Demos and Kratos

The European Union is leaving Greece, not the other way around.

First Word: Precious Commodity

You’ll be tempted to gulp down this refreshing news in this issue, but we recommend you sip and savor it.

Ill Wind

Cape Wind, planned as the nation's first offshore wind farm, appears to be dead in the water.

Virtual Employees

Uber gets a reality check from the California Labor Commission.

Feature Story: A Rising Star In The Southwest

Whether it’s cutting taxes 24 times while turning a huge deficit into a surplus or guaranteeing an adequate supply of water in the worst drought in history, New Mexico has a plan that works.

Manufacturing Skills

Congress considers a $100-million workforce training competition.

Thirsty Crops

A looming water resources crisis spells trouble for foods that are gluttons for gallons.

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