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Greater synergy for Manatee County's economic development - Bradenton Herald

Greater synergy for Manatee County's economic development - Bradenton Herald | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
Bradenton Herald Greater synergy for Manatee County's economic development Bradenton Herald The business, education and religious communities all have vested interests in economic development and civic improvements as vital ways to enhancing our...
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Tulsa's Future jobs program reports 6,000 positions for 2013

Tulsa's Future jobs program reports 6,000 positions for 2013 | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
An economic development program operated by the Tulsa Regional Chamber announced nearly 6,000 new jobs in 2013, officials said Tuesday. (Tulsa's Future jobs program reports 6,000 positions for 2013: An economic development program operated by the ...
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Northrop Grumman reveals new Center of Excellence

Motorists passing by Northeast Florida Regional Airport over the past few weeks might have seen two large aircraft assembly hangars being demolished.

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7 Economic Development Incentive Trends

I am often asked about trends in incentive use by economic developers trying to stay competitive.  Here is a quick summary of the trends we see across the U.S.

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A Shrinking US Workforce Is Stifling Economic Growth - Motley Fool

A Shrinking US Workforce Is Stifling Economic Growth Motley Fool The economic recovery from the Great Recession has been achingly slow, with unemployment staying well above the 7% mark despite long-running support from the Federal Reserve in the...
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Eleven potential industrial sites in Northwest Florida move closer to certification

Eleven potential industrial sites in Northwest Florida move closer to certification | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
Northwest Florida Daily News - Local News.
Your source for local news from Santa Rosa county to Santa Rosa Beach.

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Rumor mill: Enterprise Florida working on 'big opportunity' involving UCF

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Let's start the rumor mill: Enterprise Florida might be working on a big economic...

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Nashville's economic growth among fastest in US - The Tennessean

Nashville's economic growth among fastest in US - The Tennessean | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
Nashville's economic growth among fastest in US The Tennessean According to Florida, author of “The Rise of the Creative Class” and “The Great Reset,” the Nashville region's economy grew by nearly 4.5 percent annually during that period, more than...
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Study Shows Rural Tourism Is New Business Attraction Tool

Study Shows Rural Tourism Is New Business Attraction Tool | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it

Learn how a study by Twist Marketing shows rural communities how to improve the economic development effectiveness of their rural tourism efforts.


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To my friends in Wakulla! Enjoyed celebrating with you this week.

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Over 1500 new jobs to be created in S'pore aerospace industry - Channel News Asia

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Over 1500 new jobs to be created in S'pore aerospace industry
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SINGAPORE: Over 1,500 new jobs will be created in the aerospace industry in Singapore, as a result of 14 investments by multi-national corporations (MNCs).
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Duke Energy Foundation awards $494K to the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce and Citrus Economic Development Commission - Financial and Business News - MENAFN

Duke Energy Foundation awards 494K to the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce and Citrus Economic Development CommissionAug 09, 2013 (Menafn - M2 PRESSW (Duke Energy Florida awards $494K to the Citrus County COC & Econ.

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County and city leaders partner for economic development plan - WWAY NewsChannel 3

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – New Hanover County leaders as well as Wilmington City leaders introduced a new economic development plan Wednesday.
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I love the coast of NC, especially between Jacksonville and Wilmington!

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Citizens to get say in New Smyrna Beach CRA redevelopment effort - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Citizens to get say in New Smyrna Beach CRA redevelopment effort Daytona Beach News-Journal Daytona Beach News-Journal - NEW SMYRNA BEACH — City officials want to get feedback from residents and business owners Thursday on a proposed Community...
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LED highlights 2013 as a record year for economic development - Beauregard Daily News

LED highlights 2013 as a record year for economic development - Beauregard Daily News | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
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BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Economic Development released a report detailing selected economic highlights for calendar year 2013.
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CRIZ economic development zone awarded to Lancaster - News

CRIZ economic development zone awarded to Lancaster - News | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
Within a year, Lancaster city could see the first funding available under a new state program expected to spur economic development.Gov.
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Aerospace Vehicle Systems Institute Increases Its Presence in Europe - Texas A&M University

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Texas A&M University Aerospace Vehicle Systems Institute Increases Its Presence in Europe Texas A&M University avsi europe small.jpg The Aerospace Vehicle Systems Institute (AVSI) has executed a memorandum of understanding with the Aerospace Valley...

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A Shrinking US Workforce Is Stifling Economic Growth - Motley Fool

A Shrinking US Workforce Is Stifling Economic Growth Motley Fool The economic recovery from the Great Recession has been achingly slow, with unemployment staying well above the 7% mark despite long-running support from the Federal Reserve in the...

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$30 Million Available to Improve Skills of Ohio Workforce

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State allots nearly $23M to Port of Tampa for capital projects

State allots nearly $23M to Port of Tampa for capital projects | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it

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BioFlorida Recaps Recent Conference

Nearly 500 business executives, scientists and other stakeholders gathered in Tampa last week for the 16th BioFlorida Conference, the hallmark industry event for Florida's life sciences industry.

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SFSC gets $1 million for workforce training - Highlands Today

SFSC gets $1 million for workforce training - Highlands Today | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
SFSC gets $1 million for workforce training
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AVON PARK- South Florida State College will use a recently awarded $1 million grant for programs in logistics and cybersecurity.
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Florida tax breaks grow for Electronic Arts

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When video-game maker Electronic Arts released the latest edition of its venerable Madden NFL franchise last month, the company called it "the culmination of 25 years of innovation." It's also likely to become one of the most heavily subsidized...
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NASA Outlines its Plans for Commercial Crew Certification ...

NASA Outlines its Plans for Commercial Crew Certification ... | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
In a recent conference with its industry partners, NASA outlined the next phase of its strategy to enable the certification of commercial crew transportation systems to and from the International Space Station (ISS).

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Addressing Possible Work Force Issues - knopnews2

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Addressing Possible Work Force Issues
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We are going to develop some strategies and rank our priorities and begin to partner with others to make sure we can have that workforce that is adequate.
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Caseltine attends annual economic development conference in Orlando - TCPalm

Caseltine attends annual economic development conference in Orlando - TCPalm | Economic, Workforce, and Community Development | Scoop.it
Caseltine attends annual economic development conference in Orlando TCPalm VERO BEACH — Helene Caseltine, Director of Economic Development for the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce, joined 300 other economic professionals from around the...
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Helene Caseltine is one of Florida's many highly effective economic developers. #fedc13

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