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Target to hire 200 for new Homewood, Ala. store
Target Corp. today announced plans to hire 200 people to work at its new store by the Colonial Brookwood Village shopping center in Homewood. Birmingham Business Journal
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Austin loses No. 1 slot in economic rankings
Austin moved down to the runner-up position in this month's On Numbers Economic Index, replaced by Oklahoma City which took the No. 1 spot. Austin Business Journal
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The End of Labor: How to Protect Workers From the Rise of Robots
Here's a scene that will be familiar to anyone who's ever taken an introductory economics course. The professor has just finished explaining that in economics, "efficiency" means that there are no possible gains from trade. Then some loudmouth kid in the back raises his hand and asks: "Wait, so if one person has everything, and everyone else has nothing and just dies, is that an 'efficient' outcome?" The professor, looking a little chagrined, responds: "Well, yes, it is." And the whole class rolls their eyes and thinks: Economists. The Atlantic
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BASF Relocates Pest Control Divisions At North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park
BASF, the German-based chemical company, will merge its Pest Control Solutions, Professional Turf & Ornamentals division, and secondary businesses including Professional Vegetation Management and Market Business Development, into a unit called BASF Specialty Products Department, moving its headquarters from Missouri to Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, located south of Durham, west of Chapel Hill and east of Raleigh. Area Development
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Comfort Revolution Ready To Open Manufacturing Plant in Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Comfort Revolution, a developer of high-end sleep products, is ready to a new manufacturing center in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, with plans to create 200 new jobs over the next three years. Area Development
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Supreme Court declines to hear Republican voting challenge
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a legal challenge by the Republican National Committee to dissolve a 1982 decree designed to stop the improper suppression of voting by particular groups. Reuters
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Rick Scott to request $38M for JaxPort
Gov. Rick Scott will announce $38 million to complete the next phase of Mile Point. Port officials estimate the move will create 3,500 jobs. Florida Times-Union
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Miami Dolphins worry Marlins stand between them and a $400M tax-funded redo for Sun Life Stadium
The Miami Dolphins are reviving their failed bid to win tax dollars for a football stadium. But team executives want no comparisons to a successful bid to win tax dollars for a baseball stadium. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has called a press conference for Monday to unveil a plan for an improved Sun Life Stadium. Sources say the plan will include asking state and local governments to help pay for a $400 million renovation of the 1987 facility. Miami Herald
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Tax changes heat up Missouri-Kansas border war
If you’ve been thinking about painting your house, nothing accelerates your plans like seeing a neighbor do it first. Using a similar logic, advocates of a Missouri income tax cut say a neighbor’s actions have made their campaign more urgent this year. St. Louis Today
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McDonnell's transportation plan gets tepid response from Prince William Chamber
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's controversial transportation funding plan, in which he proposes to eliminate the gas tax in favor of an increase in the state sales tax, will not pass without the support of Northern Virginia legislators in the General Assembly. Washignton Business Journal
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