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Louisiana tops for International Tourism
The Lt. Governor's Tourism Summit 2014 opened in Jefferson Parish on Tuesday morning with good news and not so good news for the travel industry as a whole. Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne announced one of the brightest spots in the whole picture-that Louisiana's reach to International tourists has skyrocketed. The Advertiser
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10 Best-Paying Jobs for High School Graduates
As the cost of attending college increases each year, some high school graduates may wonder how well they could do without a college degree. While occupations that only require a high school diploma are often low-paying jobs, several pay well above the median wage. 247wallst.com
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10 American Jobs That Are Disappearing Now
After the Great Recession, which cost millions of Americans their jobs, the U.S. labor market has begun to heal. So far this year the United States has added an average of nearly 230,000 jobs per month. In the 10 years through 2022, the BLS estimates that total employment will grow by more than 15 million jobs, or nearly 11%. TIME
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Washington Is America's Worst Economic Mirror. Its Best? Detroit.
Detroit is the poster child for an economy gone wrong, while Washington is in the midst of a development boom. But it's Detroit, not Washington, that most accurately reflects the paychecks of Americans overall—at least by one measure of how the city's population stacks up on the economic ladder. Nearly a quarter of Washington households (24.5 percent) take home $150,000 or more annually. Nationwide, only 9.1 percent of households hit that income threshold, according to an analysis of 2012 census data conducted by WalletHub. National Journal
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McConnell Promises Billionaire Donors He Won’t Waste Time On ‘Gosh Darn’ Minimum Wage Increases
At a Koch Brothers-hosted secret strategy conference of right-wing millionaire and billionaire political activists in June, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) promised that if his party wins control of the United States Senate this November, the Senate will not waste time on things like increasing the minimum wage for people making only about $15,000 annually. Instead, audio of his remarks obtained by The Nation reveals, his Senate will focus on repealing Wall Street reforms, environmental protections, and affordable healthcare. Think Progress
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Kentucky approves tax incentives for $193 million Pike County project to turn natural gas into synthetic fuel
Pike County could soon be the location of a $193 million synthetic oil production facility with estimated production of 1,700 barrels a day. Kentucky economic development assistance program oversight officials in Frankfort today game preliminary approval for $18 million in tax incentives to RCC Big Shoal LLC. Lane Report
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We've Got Bigger Problems Than a Confederate Flag
You know we’re making serious progress on race in the USA when California is about to pass a bill that would prohibit the state from displaying Confederate flag and selling merchandise that features it. Free At Last! No longer will we have to endure the grievous injury of that flag popping up as a museum shop chotchke. The Daily Beast
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US economic growth upgraded to 4.2 percent
The nation’s economy grew more quickly than first estimated from April to June, expanding by 4.2 percent in the second quarter. A new report released Thursday by the Commerce Department says the economy surpassed the already robust growth of 4 percent that was initially estimated in July. The revised number exceeds the expectations of economists, who had predicted growth would remain near 4 percent. The Hill
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2014 Senate map comes into focus


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Jindal: I'm praying about my 2016 decision
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he would not be deterred from entering the 2016 presidential contest because of other Republicans in the field. “I think our party’s got a deep bench, and so I wouldn’t — I wouldn’t stay out of the race simply because I had friends running," he said on Hugh Hewitt's radio program. "I imagine that, regardless of what decision I make, I will have multiple friends running." The Hill
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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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By Mike Randle
There are numerous factors driving the new industrial revolution in the South. And it is a revolution, as this manufacturing surge that began in 2007 continues to break records year after year in the total number of large, capital intensive projects. One factor, of course, is that reshoring of facilities back to the U.S. continues to grow each year.
 
 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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