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Clark County Commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke recently sent out a letter to the members of the Columbia River Economic Development Council, basically informing them that the funding they...more
The Forest Preserve's Volunteer Snowmobile Safety Patrol team has been keeping snowmobile trails safe for nearly five years.
The volunteer patrol started in response to snowmobile crashes at...more
Wired.com contributing writer and CEO of Panjiva, Josh Green, discusses how "Big Data" can be utilized as an engine for economic development.
Since economic development has been often been...more
The Omaha Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with several companies and private donors, propels fundraising campaigns to raise more than a million dollars to fund its operations starting 2014 to...more
District officials are planning to catch Austin's annual South by Southwest entertainment and technology festival.
The D.C. officials are hoping to boost the city's economic development profile...more
A $2.4 million grant is awarded to Westchester Community Opportunity Program and Hudson River Housing Program to serve about a thousand homeless veterans and their families.
The Department of...more
Personal finance sees to the monetary decisions made by families and individuals. But for low- and middle-income families, personal finance takes into account the importance of homeownership and...more
Gerald Sherman (Oglala Lakota), who has years of experience working in banking and finance in Indian Country, was awarded the 'Visionary Leader Award for Outstanding Achievement' at the 10th Annual...more
According to a new study, in dual-career couples, mothers still carry the additional parenting burden during a child's first year even though results showed that both mothers and fathers were highly...more