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In the drive to remain competitive and to free themselves from the encumbrances of labor unions, US manufacturers have been shifting resources to right to work states, where they believe the machine can run better.


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In the drive to remain competitive and to free themselves from the encumbrances of labor unions, US manufacturers have been shifting resources to right to work states, where they believe the machine can run better.

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Latest: The Wave Will Spread - In the drive to remain competitive and to free themselves from the encumbrances of labor unions, US manufacturers have been shifting resources to right to work states, where they believe the machine can run better.

The Wave Will Spread

In the drive to remain competitive and to free themselves from the encumbrances of labor unions, US manufacturers have been shifting resources to right to work states, where they believe the machine can run better.

Two Gigs and Counting

Internet giant Google is doubling down on its renewable energy investments.

Greenbacks for Green Energy

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Crystal Ball 2013

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Phantom Payouts

From its gleaming new skyscraper HQ, The New York Times looks down on the folks in economic development.

Not Cleared for Takeoff

The FAA throws a red flag at the government's plan to fly drones over U.S. airspace.

Jersey Strong

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DEF-CON Alert

Act now and you can own a piece of the Cuban Missile Crisis! Oct 22, 2012

East vs. West

The battle for billions of dollars in shipping from an expanded Panama Canal heats up on both sides of the U.S. Oct 11, 2012

World Wide Waste

Mammoth data centers are consuming 30 billion watts of electricity--and wasting most of it. Sep 28, 2012

Bad Breeze Blowing

Congressional inaction may doom a federal tax credit that spurred the expansion of U.S. wind power manufacturing. Sep 21, 2012

Ghost Story

An abandoned parcel in Brooklyn, site of a jail for Confederate soldiers, will become a new media center. Sep 14, 2012

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane….

It's Vladimir Putin, choosing an unusual way to arrive at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. Sept 6 2012

The Hand That Feeds You

Apple's global legal war with Samsung, the largest patent dispute in history, actually is a spat between two business partners. Aug 27 2012

Battle of Bayonne

An unlikely coalition of environmentalists and Teamsters is trying to slow down the raising of NJ's Bayonne Bridge roadway.

If Memory Serves Us

The shoe is on the other foot as Japanese auto giants increase parts sourcing in the U.S.

Rogue on the Run

A "rogue algorithm" is fingered as the culprit of an out-of-control stock trading binge on Wall Street.

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.

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