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Hurricane Katrina A Decade Later: A Look Back, A Look Ahead


A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, forcing more than a million people from their homes and taking more than 1,800 lives. A look at how the region has recovered.

Innovate Manufacturing To Locate First U.S. HQ In Knoxville


China-based Innovate Manufacturing will locate its first U.S. headquarters in Knoxville, investing $4.7 million in building upgrades and renovations and creating 50 new jobs.

SBA Awards $17.4M To Promote Small Business Global Trade


Small businesses across the country will have access to $17.4 million in funding to help them compete in the global marketplace, thanks to the Small Business Administration (SBA) announcement of 40 awards from the agency’s State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program.

Rochester, NY Lands Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Hub


The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF SUNY) will lead a new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI) to secure U.S. leadership in manufacturing integrated photonics.

Boeing Oklahoma City Expands Facilities, Business Presence


Boeing Oklahoma City recently broke ground on a new 290,000-square-foot facility with space for approximately 800 employees. The new structure, the third in Boeing’s existing campus, will open in summer 2016.

Reform, Reauthorization of EB-5 Investment Program Urged


Congressional reauthorization of the EB-5 investment program needs to happen before it expires on September 30, and should include measures to improve the program’s transparency and accountability, according to The Real Estate Roundtable.