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Dem Party chief: Akin and Republicans want women in 'the Dark Ages'
The head of the Democratic Party denounced Republicans as wanting to "take women back to the Dark Ages" after a prominent GOP Senate candidate said pregnancies from "legitimate rape" are rare. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.), head of the Democratic National Committee, used Rep. Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) remarks to blast Republicans' record on women's-health issues. The Hill
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Augusta National admits first two female members, including Condoleezza Rice
Augusta National Golf Club has admitted former Secretary of State and Alabama-native Condoleezza Rice as one of its first two female members in the club's 80-year history, according to an Associated Press report. al.com
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Out to lunch
The Randle Report is breaking for lunch and making way for a new editor shift. Click on the headline above to access Southern Business & Development's Web site for more detailed information on economic development in the South. Posts will resume at 12:30 pm CDT.
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The South's Best Economic Development Law Firms
If your company is undergoing a site search in the American South, this digital magazine of the South's best economic development law firms is a valuable asset. Southern Business & Development magazine recently conducted a survey of the region's economic development community and the results of the survey can be found in this digital magazine. Find out which law firms are considered the best in the practice of economic development. Click on the headline above. SB&D
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Missouri cattle farmers brace for fallout from drought
CLARK — Brian Lease always wanted to be a cowboy. “I got into the rodeos and started working on big ranches out West, but my wife and I moved back here so I could get to staking my own land.” That was 32 years ago. Now, Lease has 220 head of cattle on more than 400 acres just north of Boone County and owns Central Missouri Feed and Supply. Lease said he’s lived through droughts before but never one like this. “The temperatures were higher during the drought that hit in the 1980s, but it rained eventually,” Lease said. “There’s no sign of that happening any time soon right now.” The Missourian
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In the Missouri governor's race, all eyes are on the economy
JEFFERSON CITY • While national political campaigns have bounced around issues such as health care and the role of government, the candidates in Missouri's gubernatorial race have stayed largely focused on one: the economy. And what is the outlook for Missouri's economy? That depends on which candidate you listen to. After winning the GOP primary earlier this month, Dave Spence set out on a tour across the state and placed his Democratic opponent, Gov. Jay Nixon, and the governor's handling of the economy in the cross hairs. St. Louis Today
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Bob McDonnell, Martin O’Malley spar over presidential campaign
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) and Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) sparred over Mitt Romney’s tax returns, Medicare and the tone of the presidential campaign on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday morning. Their appearance came a week after McDonnell, who’d often been mentioned as a potential No. 2 on Romney’s ticket, helped the former Massachusetts governor squire his new vice presidential pick, Paul Ryan, around Virginia. O’Malley managed to rub a little salt into McDonnell’s wound as he defended the Democrats’ interest in Romney’s tax returns. The Washington Post
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Ryan says Virginia could decide presidential election
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Before a spirited crowd of 3,700 at Deep Run High School on Friday, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan assailed what he called "Obamanomics" and declared that Virginia could decide the country's direction come November. "This is no ordinary election. These are not ordinary times," the congressman said from the center of the overflowing gymnasium. "This is a state that has it all. And this is a state that will determine it all — and we need a clear choice." Richmond Times-Dispatch
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Gov. Bobby Jindal is still making the rounds for Mitt Romney
Gov. Bobby Jindal continued to stump for Mitt Romney this week, with trips to Iowa and Virginia on behalf of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. The governor first headed to Iowa on Tuesday, appearing at campaign events in Marshalltown and Cedar Falls at the same time President Barack Obama was campaigning in the state. Jindal returned that night. The Times Picayune
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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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