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US jobless claims rise 17K, but still lowest since 2000
Jobless claims filed by American workers rose by 17,000 to 283,000 last week, but the four-week moving average for jobless claims fell to its lowest level since May 2000. Christian Science Monitor
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The South needs to build an 'infrastructure of opportunity' for its youth
A lack of upward mobility for young people is a bigger problem in the South than in any other U.S. region, according to a new report from MDC, a North Carolina-based research nonprofit that focuses on reducing poverty and addressing structural inequity. Southern Studie
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BOEING’S PRODUCTION PROBLEMS HURTING BOTTOM LINE
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, when Boeing says “jump,” South Carolina’s mainstream media asks “how high?” And its elected officials ask “how much?” And then make you pay the bill … While the Palmetto State’s politicians and press corps continue to slavishly serve the aircraft manufacturer’s interests, this website has had the audacity to report on what’s actually going on inside the company’s North Charleston, S.C. facility. Fitsnews.com
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What Jobs Your City Is Most Known For
Sohan Murthy at the LinkedIn blog published a map Wednesday that shows which skills and jobs are most disproportionately represented in American cities based on data from LinkedIn members. Here’s LinkedIn’s map: Fivethirtyeight.com
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U.S. Cities Where Home Prices Are Actually Falling


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UAW eyes bargaining rights at VW's Tenn. plant within a year
The UAW hopes to be recognized as the exclusive bargaining agent for workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga within a year, union President Dennis Williams said Wednesday. That would mark the first tangible victory for the UAW at a foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the U.S. South, where it has long faced stiff opposition in its attempts to organize workers. Autonews.com
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Which States Are Most, Least Energy Efficient?
Massachusetts, California, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont topped the list of the most energy-efficient states this year, according to a report published Wednesday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, a nonprofit advocacy group. Those states boasted robust energy-efficiency programs in their utilities, transportation policies, building codes and state government initiatives. The programs are aimed at reducing costs as well as the greenhouse gases that scientists say contribute to climate change. US News & World Report
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Manufacturing moving from China to US: survey
Large manufacturers are increasingly moving production back to the United States from China, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group released Thursday. indiatimes.com
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Why Do People Move: Jobs or Housing?
Why do people move? Is it for jobs or is it for housing? It’s often assumed that people move to get better jobs. But Census data show the main people reason move is to gain access to better housing. The issue is sometimes posed as a chicken-and-egg question: What comes first, people or jobs? Citylab.com
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Craft brewers join the fight against natural gas pipelines
On a recent afternoon, visitors packed into Blue Mountain Brewery, one of three craft breweries in Virginia’s idyllic Rockfish Valley. Couples and families spilled out of the restaurant onto patios and into gardens, sipping Full Nelson Pale Ale, Kölsch 151, Original Nitro Porter, and more. Grist
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Features & Opinion

 Top Ten Places in the South for Relocating California Companies

The America South is home to almost as many residents as the Northeast and the Midwest combined, but even that statistical record is about to be broken. According to a new Census Bureau study that came out in April, 51 percent of the nation's population jump occurred in the South from 2010 to 2013.
 

 Randle Report - Business News in the South

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By Stacy Randle
Demographer Wendell Cox recently analyzed the largest gains in holders of bachelor's and post-graduate degrees between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metro regions in the U.S. of 1 million residents or more. The results were published in Forbes magazine and the South dominated the ranking.
 

 Business News in the South - Randle Report

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This is our annual "Made in the South" issue and it's timely because there is a new player in the South's manufacturing universe. For almost two decades, economic developers and politicos in the South and the U.S. have been chasing Chinese projects with little or nothing to show. Want proof we've been chasing ghosts in China for years? Okay, go ahead and name a Chinese brand that's made in the South? Tick. . .tick. . .tick. Give up?
 
 Nashville Mayour Karl Dean

We try to change up the categories in our annual Ten Top 10s section, but we always include the "Ten People Who Made a Difference" category. This year though, we are honoring 12 and you will learn why by reading about this group of folks who have made a difference in the South. Here is our annual list that includes executives, economic developers and politicians who have made a difference in the South's economy.


 


 

 

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