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Here's The Full Text Of The Bill That Republicans Are Introducing To Temporarily Raise The Debt Ceiling
Just released now (via Jamie Dupree) the full text of the bill the GOP has introduced to temporarily raise the debt ceiling, provided the Democrats agree to either pass a budget or forgo pay. Business Insider
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Guilford NC OKs incentives for Qualicaps to expand, add 123 jobs
Qualicaps is seeking to expand its operations in Whitsett and add 123 jobs. The drug capsule company received approval Thursday from the Guilford County Board of Commissioners for $272,000 in incentives over three years. Triangle Business Journal
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Wee houses on wheels: Memphis builder rolls out tiny homes
She lives in the splendor of a 5,000-square-foot-home in Hickory Withe complete with a media room, fitness room, 4.5 bathrooms plus a 1,500-square-foot guesthouse. Commercial Appeal
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Wikimedia sites move from Tampa to Virginia
Wikimedia Foundation's sites hosted in Tampa since 2004 will now head to a new data center in Ashburn, Va. Tampa Bay Business Journal
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$7.66 Trillion Of Stimulus In America From 2008 To 2012, Itemized
The U.S. Government took some enormous steps and continues to take enormous steps to right the economy. In his 2013 outlook, KKR's Henry McVey points to the $7.66 trillion worth of stimulus as a reason to be bullish on real assets like real estate and commodities. From McVey: Business Insider
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Company breaks ground on Pampa TX plant
A Houston energy company plans to give part of the Celanese site west of Pampa a makeover into a progressive fuel and chemical production facility. G2X Energy hosted a groundbreaking Friday on a plant that will turn natural gas into methanol. Lubbockonline.com
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LIVE: President Obama is Sworn In at the United States Capitol


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VA Gov. McDonnell promotes jobs agenda
Gov. Bob McDonnell’s job creation and workforce development agenda for the 2013 General Assembly session includes measures to make it easier to start, locate and grow a business in Virginia, and to more closely align education and job creation. luraypagefreepress.com
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Fortegra Financial to consolidate functions; eliminate 40 FL jobs
Fortegra Financial Corp. is eliminating 40 company and contracted positions as it consolidates its fulfillment, claims administration and information technology functions for an estimated annual savings of $4 million, according to a public filing. Jacksonville Business Journal
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There are several layers to a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem
Local efforts to accelerate an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Miami got a big lift last week when Endeavor, the global nonprofit that selects, mentors and supports high-impact entrepreneurs, announced it is setting up its first U.S. affiliate in Miami. What Endeavor will bring is an important layer to the ecosystem because the organization focuses on early-stage companies that already have significant revenues (typically $500,000 to $15 million) and are at an “inflexion point” — they are ready to scale in a big way, Linda Rottenberg, the CEO and co-founder of Endeavor, told me. There are a lot of services for startups but not so many for this stage of company, she says. Miami Herald
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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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