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Roundup 1-30-2015

Hillsborough County Schools – A Glimpse Into the Future

The big news last week involved the removal of the superintendent of the Hillsborough County Schools.  There was a consistent theme in the coverage: 5,090 more words

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Calgary Economic Development president Graham departing in June

Calgary Economic Development is seeking a new leader after president and CEO Bruce Graham announced Thursday that he’s leaving the organization after 12 years.

Graham, who came to Calgary from Toronto in 2003, said the decision not to renew his contract with CED didn’t come suddenly. 451 more words

Business

Broadband brings population growth

This week the Daily Yonder featured a report by Broadband Communities that indicates that broadband is linked to population growth

Counties with better broadband access are adding population at 10 times the rate of counties that lack good broadband connections, according to a study by an industry magazine.

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Slaughter Announces New York Has Been Selected as a Finalist to Compete for Federal Photonics Institute

Slaughter Has Spearheaded Effort to Secure Transformational Federal Investment Since 2012

Optics and Photonics Support 17,000 Jobs in the Rochester Region

ROCHESTER, NY – Today, New York’s Rochester-led consortium was named one of three finalists in the country to compete for a significant federal investment in the region’s signature photonics industry, an initiative that Congresswoman Louise M. 1,137 more words

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Tourism, staycations, and economic development

It is bizarre to hear of tourism departments promoting “staycations, “in your own backyard”, and similar initiatives. The idea is to encourage people to stay home and spend their vacation funds locally. 514 more words

St. Louis Selected to Join Global Cities Initiative’s Exchange

The Global Cities Initiative is a five-year joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. Launched in 2012, the Global Cities Initiative helps business and civic leaders grow their metropolitan economies by strengthening international connections and competitiveness. 563 more words

St. Louis County

Launch of Chalmers Fellowship - Summer, 2015!

The Chalmers Fellowship is now accepting applications for our summer program (2015)!  The Chalmers Fellowship aims to provide volunteer opportunities and training for high school and college students.   100 more words

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