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Another Agreement for CenturyLink and LA

The Fortune 500 Company will create 800 more jobs in the state and make a headquarters commitment that will last until at least 2020.

Marine Forces Reserve Brings Jobs to LA

The Federal City tenant in Algiers will retain, create and attract thousands of jobs.

IM Flash Invests $1.5 Billion in Utah Plant

With $45.9 million in state tax credits, the high-tech company will expand its flash memory facility in Lehi, UT, adding 700 new jobs.

Draexlmaier Automotive Grows in SC

The plastics parts maker will invest $22 million in its Spartanburg County plant, creating 150 jobs.

3M Expanding in Cordova, IL

The company has broken ground for a $90-million upgrade to its specialty chemicals and adhesives facility in western Illinois.

Technology Grows in Utah

Post performance tax incentives will help the sector bring hundreds of new jobs to the state.

USDA Announces Four Biofuel Project Areas

Acreage in AR, MO, OH and PA will be designated as Biomass Crop Assistance Program sites to grow hybrid grass that can be converted into biofuels.

Manischevitz Relocates HQ to Newark, NJ

Cutting the ribbon on its new plant in Newark, the kosher food products company also rolled out the world's longest matzo for the ceremony.

Feds OK $359-million Loan for AZ Solar Farm

Sempra Generation has been approved for a U.S. DOE loan guarantee to build a 150 MW solar energy facility near Phoenix.

Happy Birthday, Big Blue

When you get some cash from an ATM today, start humming "Happy Birthday." When you take the cash over to the grocery store and...

SC Ready for Amazon Distribution Outlet

A $125-million project that will create 2,000 jobs in the Palmetto State is back on the front burner after legislators agree to a sales tax exemption.

IQT Picks Nashville for U.S. Headquarters

The customer relations management services company also will open a tech center, bringing 900 new jobs to Tennessee.

Some on the Fence Over NJ Tax Credits

Urban transit tax credit use means economic recovery to some and misuse of funds to others.

RockTenn Will Invest $30 Million in NC

The producer of corrugated and consumer packaging will create 124 new jobs when it expands operations in McDowell County.

Cummins Inc. to Add 600 More Jobs in IN

The maker of diesel engines will invest $18 million in its second major headquarters expansion this year.

PAA Stays in Titusville, Plans Expansion

Professional Aircraft Accessories will invest $1.5 million in its Florida repair, overhaul and maintenance facility.

GM Expanding Operations in Bedford, IN

The auto giant will invest $49 million to establish a new line producing block and case castings for a new eight-speed transmission.

Piedmont Region Aims for Biomass Plant

GrowGreen Power plans to combine a renewable energy power plant with a 50-acre hydroponic greenhouse in NC.

Pants On Fire

  Rep. Anthony Weiner says he's not going to resign. The New York congressman has been caught, literally, with his pants down by the online tabloid snoops...

ECAPS Picks Marlboro County, SC

The manufacturer of green building materials will invest $3.4 million in a new facility in Bennettsville, creating 150 jobs.

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