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Seismic Side Effects

It's getting harder to dismiss a connection between fracking and a recent outbreak of earthquakes near drilling operations.

Isthmus Interruptus

The world’s most important development project—the expansion of the Panama Canal—may not be completed for another two years.

Take a Break, Noah

California is facing the worst drought in its history, a 500-year shortfall of biblical proportions.

Spanning the Hudson

In 2016, a snazzy new bridge will begin absorbing the overflow from any traffic jams on the GWB.

Call to the Bullpen

Rhode Island readies a new economic development pitch as it cleans up the mess left by the Curt Schilling fiasco.

Riding the Wind

Expanded federal subsidies spurred a bevy of year-end wind power project announcements, including a $1.9-billion deal in Iowa.

The Drone Age

A new era dawns as the FAA clears six drone test sites for takeoff in the U.S.

Losing the Broadband Race

We invented the Internet, but even Romania and Moldova are blowing the doors off the U.S. in high-speed broadband.

Crystal Ball 2014

BF doesn't need NSA's help to eavesdrop on the future--we've got a direct connection to next year's headlines!

Deal of the Decade

States from coast to coast have put in mega-bids to try to land Boeing's 777X assembly line.

Remembering Ed Coene

A visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future, but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and friendship. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Grounded

As Amazon aims to fill our skies with mini-drones, the Supreme Court brings it down to Earth on sales tax collections.

Blue Thursday

It probably will take a federal law to prevent big retailers from ruining Thanksgiving.

With a Wave and a Smile, He’s Gone

America says its final goodbye to President Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his death.

Stadium Arcadium

The Atlanta Braves write another chapter in the long-running saga of publicly financed sports palaces.

FEATURE STORY: Talking The Talk And Backing It Up With Results

Gov. Rick Perry has been barnstorming the country, extolling the virtues of doing business in the Lone Star State. He’s packin’ a lot of ammo: Texas leads in job-creating projects and in attracting relocations. From the September/October 2013 issue.

FIRST WORD: Turning the Page

With this issue, we mark the passing of Edgar T. Coene, founder and chairman of Group C Media and the man who created Business Facilities. From the September/October 2013 issue.

Team USA Goes for Gold

SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

One Year Later

The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is "incomplete" as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

European Union Avoids Fracturing

The EU's financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don't like fracking.

“Mitbestimmung” in Tennessee

Volkswagen seeks the middle ground as the UAW targets the German automaker's assembly plant in a right-to-work state.

Hurricane Hazel

Hazel McCallion, mayor of Canada's sixth-largest city, is still going strong at the age of 92.

We ARE the Government

It's time to shut down the anarchists in Washington and remind them who really runs this country.

Edgar T. Coene, Group C Founder And Chairman, Dies At 83

A publishing entrepreneur whose 50-year career embraced innovation and public service.

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