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Hershey, What? This Town Used To Be Called Chocolateville!

Hershey, What? This Town Used To Be Called Chocolateville!

Matt Sledge  08. 3.2012
Central Falls does not have much. The former industrial Rhode Island town, with a population of around 20,000, is in the news mostly for...
Jobs Plus National Pride Equals Auto Industry Rescue Worth It

Jobs Plus National Pride Equals Auto Industry Rescue Worth It

David Kiley  08. 3.2012
It's hard to believe, as we come into the last 90 days or so of the presidential election, that the rescue of General Motors and Chrysler,...
Create Your Own Job Opening

Create Your Own Job Opening

Laurence Shatkin  08. 2.2012
This job-creating strategy requires imagination and good networking skills, and not everyone is willing to invest the energy it requires....
Can Tidal Power Create Enough Jobs To Save A Dying Town?

Can Tidal Power Create Enough Jobs To Save A Dying Town?

Forbes  08. 2.2012
Last week, about 200 people gathered in Eastport, Maine to dedicate the first tidal-power project in the country that will convey electricity...
Big Money, Big Power... And Why Small Businesses Need To Fight Back

Big Money, Big Power... And Why Small Businesses Need To Fight Back

J. Kelly Conklin  08. 2.2012
How can a small business owner feel so powerless and so misrepresented when groups abound that claim to have my back?
My Journey To Make Art

My Journey To Make Art

Laura Fisher  08. 2.2012
It's funny -- post-college life thus far has been a chorus of people mostly telling me to find a steady job with a dependable company and...
Bond Finance For Clean Energy: The New Infrastructure Investment

Bond Finance For Clean Energy: The New Infrastructure Investment

Lewis Milford  08. 2.2012
The federal government is gridlocked over extending important tax credits for the industry. Either with or without congressional action,...
The True Fear Of Unemployment: Anger

The True Fear Of Unemployment: Anger

ChicagoNow.com  08. 2.2012
I have an undercurrent of anger that runs through me. On most days it isn't detectable to anyone other than myself. Like my fear due to...
Be A Boss, Literally

Be A Boss, Literally

Jack Kim  08. 1.2012
During the last year or so of running Benelab, my little Web startup, I've experienced so much of what I would have never learned in a...
Making New Jersey Brownfield Sites Into Solar Farms Could Create Jobs

Making New Jersey Brownfield Sites Into Solar Farms Could Create Jobs

Matt Sledge  08. 1.2012
Even in the mad-dash world of New Jersey real estate there is one kind of site no one will touch: a formerly toxic waste dump next to a...
The Power And Promise Of Local Government

The Power And Promise Of Local Government

Joey Durel  08. 1.2012
As a mayor, I am fortunate to live in a very forward thinking community. I strongly believe that as state and federal governments grow...