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Made in Where?

The U.S. Olympic Committee gets an early gold medal for outsourcing.

Justice Served

Italy and Spain toss Angela Merkel's team out of the Euro Zone.

Contagion

While everyone worries about the euro bug, a different type of virus already is out and about.

King Coal Gets Fracked

The natural gas bonanza speeds up the demise of coal-fired power plants as it slows their installation of clean tech.

Hit By a Pitch

Is it game over for Curt Schilling's digital media startup?

On the Front Lines

The NSA is rushing to complete a $1.5-billion cybersecurity center in Utah as the threat increases.

Happy Trails

Kentucky's bourbon business is booming, giving a tasty lift to state revenues and tourism.

East Meets Midwest

Michigan take a great leap forward with an e-commerce link that lets in-state companies sell directly to consumers in China.

Super Bowl of Sports Museums

If the stars of Sunday's big game make it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, they will enter an expanded and completely renovated shrine in Canton, OH.

Jobs in Name Only

The president and his State of the Union rebutter both cited Apple's late iconic visionary as the cure to U.S. job woes. Really?

Under the Rug

With the global effort to reduce CO2 emissions faltering, the U.S. is racing to build huge underground carbon storage bins in old salt mines and depleted oilfields.

Crystal Ball 2012

It's that time again. Without further ado, let's all peek at the stories that will make headlines next year.

Blessed are the Yogurt Makers

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo selectively intervenes in a very local economic development dispute.

Rerouting the Debate

Nebraska shows us that we don't have to choose between energy independence and environmental protection.

Signpost Up Ahead

The battle over the bailout of Greece threatens to break apart the Euro Zone.

California Nightmare

While protesters occupy downtown Oakland, the municipal building in Vallejo is nearly empty.

Taps for Fort Monmouth

After 94 years of active service, the garrison flag is taken down at a U.S. Army base on the Jersey Shore. What will replace it is still up in the air.

Ringing in a Recovery

Students in Joplin, MO are back in classrooms less than three months after a tornado decimated nine schools, including Joplin High.

The 51st State

As a great victory is celebrated in our current war, perhaps it's time to end a war from another century.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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