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After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.


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After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.

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Latest: Missing Link - After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.

Missing Link

After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.

Offshoring

The U.S. offshore wind energy sector appears to be ready for prime time, and the potential is enormous.

Safe Deposit Boxes

The survival of the human race may depend on a couple of man-made vaults, one deep within the granite below Finland and the other buried in Norway's permafrost.

Brexit Fashion Statement

The economic impact of the UK's decision to leave the European Union is coming into focus, with down arrows proliferating in key indicators.

Bears Ears

A monumental fight over federal land is heating up in the state with the second-largest percentage of it.

Drug Kingpins

It's time to place the blame for the nation's opioid epidemic squarely where it belongs, in Washington DC.

Copycats

The Supreme Court says patents don't cover products that are purchased and resold.

Collision Course

An epic battle is unfolding between California’s Gov. Brown and the Trump Administration over environmental regulations.

Geek Squad

A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

Category 5 Backlash

Gov. Rick Scott's plan to hugely expand spending on state economic development programs ends up getting them cut to the bone.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Reality Check

Congress tells President Trump where he can stick his wall.

Future of Free Trade Debated at LiveXchange 2017

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Killing O’Reilly

21st Century Fox finally enforces a fair and balanced workplace policy.

Ra, Sustainer of Life

A nation that in ancient times worshipped The Sun God is home to a $3.5-billion solar power project.

Sin City Spectacular

Clark County, NV will pay $750 million to help build a new stadium in Las Vegas for the NFL's Raiders franchise.

Enemy Of The People

Only 14 Americans have ever been convicted of treason, a number that may increase soon.

Bearing of the Green

A new study reignites the never-ending debate on the value of economic development incentives.

Six Years Later

It's going to cost $190 billion and take three decades to clean up the mess at Fukushima.

Entrance to Hell

The war against climate change is over and we've all lost.

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

Drought and Deluge

Whatever the future brings us, it always seems to arrive in California first.

Game Changer

Kentucky aims for the global logistics crown with Amazon's new air-cargo shipping hub.

Vacuum Power

China is poised to fill the void left by the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Mexican Standoff

The Dealmaker-in-Chief blows up his first really big negotiation.

Batteries Are Included

The solution to an environmental disaster in California may hold the key to the future of renewable energy.

High-Growth Sector

Statewide legal marijuana is a $6.7-billion industry that may all go up in smoke if the Justice Department enforces federal laws prohibiting it.

Ford’s El Foldo

Ford's decision to cancel its plans to build a $1.6-billion assembly plant in Mexico is not a clear-cut victory for U.S. manufacturing.

Crystal Ball 2017

Don't get tricked by fake news: BF's got the real deal on next year's headlines.

Taking It To The Max

Mississippi's Golden Triangle has put itself on the map, big-time.

The Art of the Deal

President-elect Trump blocks some layoffs in Indy with a lay-up of a negotiation.

It’s a Gusher!

A mile beneath the surface of West Texas, there are 75 billion barrels of oil in Permian Basin shale deposits.

Electoral Time Bomb

The Electoral College is a Constitutional crisis waiting to happen.

Greed Tops Glory

As one epic baseball curse falls, another rises in its place.

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