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The city of Paterson, New Jersey, has had its ups and downs in the past 217 years. The upward curve began in 1792, when Alexander Hamilton came upon a spectacular 77-foot-high waterfall in the middle of northern New Jersey and decided it would be the perfect place to create a water-powered factory town that could […]


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The city of Paterson, New Jersey, has had its ups and downs in the past 217 years. The upward curve began in 1792, when Alexander Hamilton came upon a spectacular 77-foot-high waterfall in the middle of northern New Jersey and decided it would be the perfect place to create a water-powered factory town that could […]

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Latest: Niagara of New Jersey - The city of Paterson, New Jersey, has had its ups and downs in the past 217 years. The upward curve began in 1792, when Alexander Hamilton came upon a spectacular 77-foot-high waterfall in the middle of northern New Jersey and decided it would be the perfect place to create a water-powered factory town that could […]

Niagara of New Jersey

The city of Paterson, New Jersey, has had its ups and downs in the past 217 years. The upward curve began in 1792, when...

Ask the guy who carved them

Easter Island sits in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. Known to its natives as Rapa Nui and governed by Chile, this tiny volcanic...

Gestamp to Build $90-Million Auto Parts Plant in Chattanooga

The stamping facility will create 230 jobs as a Tier 1 supplier to VW's new assembly plant.

Luther Forest Tech Campus Breaks Ground for $4.2-Billion Microchip Plant

The Fab 2 facility in Malta, NY is expected to create 1,400 high-tech jobs in the Saratoga County region

Federal Judge Dismisses Texas Challenge to DHS Selection of Kansas as Biodefense Lab Site

Kansas wins the first round in a legal fight with Texas over the $500-billion NBAF facility as judge rules the case was filed "prematurely" because the land deal has not been signed. Texas says it will re-file the complaint.

A fire on the moon

Forty years ago this week, three men were strapped into a metal capsule perched atop a 36-story marvel of engineering that had three million...

Call it the Willis Tower

The tallest building in North America, formerly known as the Sears Tower, has a new name.

Exxon Mobil Investing $600 Million in Algae-based Biofuels

In a partnership with Synthetic Genomics, the oil giant will create a biofuels test facility in San Diego.

India-based pipe maker cancels $100-million plant in Arkansas

Man Industries Ltd. has decided not to build a U.S. manufacturing facility in Little Rock, prompting the city to buy back the land set aside for the project.

Orlando International Lures Avocet

200 jobs and an almost $5 million airport hangar are coming to Central Florida.

East wind

China probably will surpass the U.S. this year as the country that spews out the most greenhouse gases. At the same time, it is moving quickly to become the number one manufacturer for renewable energy.

Rat Pack

We caught up with Fred, our favorite talking mouse, in Vegas this week. We found him sunning himself by the pool at...

High-Tech Small Business Funding Available in Kentucky

Kentucky's SBIR-STTR program enables small businesses that have received federal grants for R&D to apply for matching state funds through July 31, 2009.

Talk to the hand

The fiscal calamity in California moved closer to the brink of total collapse this week, as the state —which has yet to...

Algenol, Dow Partner to Develop $50-million Algae Biofuel Plant

An algae-to-fuel pilot facility will be developed in Freeport, TX, with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Edelweiss meets Evita

''Don't cry for me, Ben Bernanke.'' ''You were supposed to be a genius. That's all we asked for--'' ''You mind your business.'' ''We kept our promise.'' ''You keep...

Last call in Steel City

About 30 years ago, you could walk into just about any self-respecting saloon in America and get the same response to a...

DaVita Picks Denver For Corporate HQ

The leading provider of health-care services for chronic kidney disease patients is moving its home base from California to Colorado.

Return to sender

''Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.'' These words are etched...

Belgium’s Umicore to Build in Oklahoma

Belgium-based Umicore chose Oklahoma over Arizona and New Mexico to build its $51-million, 40,000-square-foot germanium production plant.

GM opens $25 million battery lab at Warren, MI tech center

The embattled automaker's Warren tech center, along with facilities in New York and Germany, will spearhead the development of power units for electric vehicles.

350,000 Square Feet for Famous Footwear

Brown Shoe Company, Inc. recently marked the completion of its 350,000-square-foot Famous Footwear Distribution Center in central California.

Tech Company Expands into Metro Atlanta

Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development announced that NCR, a Fortune 500 technology company, will relocate its headquarters to Gwinnett County, Georgia, creating 1,250 new jobs.

The mouse that roared

The New York Times reported today that scientists have successfully implanted inside a mouse the human gene that governs language and speaking skills. The mouse...

PBSJ Corp. Chooses MetWest in Tampa

The PBSJ Corporation will relocate its Tampa office to MetWest One, a LEED-certified office building, after signing a long-term lease beginning in 2010.

KABR Buys “Class A” NJ Office Space

KABR Real Estate Investment Partners, LLC announced today that it has purchased a 235,000-square-foot commercial office building in Ridgefield Park, NJ from AIG.

Tennessee governor predicts GM’s Spring Hill plant will make a comeback

Gov. Bredesen doesn't believe that General Motors will permanently abandon one of its newest plants, which the automaker is shutting down in November despite a recent $500-million retooling.

Homeland security on the range

The economic development director of Hardin, Montana, has some space to let and he's targeting a certain captive market in Cuba.

Master Eco-Plan to Transform NY

TechCity, a 260-acre site located mid-way between New York City and Albany, New York, envisions a mixed-use eco-village where people can live, work and play in the Hudson Valley region.

NC Real Estate Grows, Foot by Foot

Capital Associates announced today the leasing of 11,700 square feet of office space in Cary, NC to Pulte Homes, Inc.

Federal Dollars Help Recovery in Texas

The federal government is providing the Houston area with $20.9-million worth of Economic Development Administration investments.

The Blago Infamy Factory Expands

A few weeks after disgraced Ex-Gov. Blagojevich of Illinois was denied participation in a reality TV show, his wife is on the brink of filling his spot!

Youth Opportunities in St. Louis

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced last week that three St. Louis-area organizations were to receive a total of $704,207 in Youth Opportunities Program tax credits.

Roche Completes $60-million SC Expansion

The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Florence County Economic Development Partnership recently celebrated the completion of a $60-million plant expansion at Roche’s Florence facility.

Paging Little Caesar

California is willing to sell you the L. A. Coliseum for $400 million, and, if you've got extra money to burn, San Quentin's famous prison.

Texas group sues DHS over selection of Kansas site for NBAF lab

A Texas consortium is asking a federal judge to block the construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan KS, claiming it was unfairly selected over a competing site in San Antonio.

Cbeyond Creates Cobb County Call Center

Cbeyond Inc. plans to double the size of its operations in Georgia, creating more than 600 new jobs in Cobb County.

Mortgage Company Opens in Kansas

North South East West Mortgage announced plans to locate its headquarters and first location in Overland Park, KS.

Hydrogen bombshell

The Energy Department pulls the plug on hydrogen-powered vehicles.

Medtronic picks San Antonio as site of medical device unit

The Texas location beat out competing sites in Kansas City for the facility, which will manufacture insulin pumps and other medical components.

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Georgia Ports Authority To Double Port of Savannah Capacity

To keep up with growing container trade, the GPA plans to double Garden City Terminal’s annual capacity from 5.5 million to 11 million TEUS. Improvements will include a new container port on Hutchinson Island, expansion of GPA’s ship-to-shore crane fleet and berth improvements.