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  • Hampton Roads economic growth slow-going

    Hampton Roads economic growth slow-going
    The region's economy hasn't really been growing all that much since the recession, if you take a look at the latest U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis numbers. Real regional gross domestic product, which is adjusted for inflation, shows little change year...
  • Billions In Wheat Exports From Stamford? It's True!

    If you saw the press release from the U.S. Department of Commerce on exports Wednesday, you would think the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area had a great year in 2013 — $11.1 billion in shipments to foreign countries. That would rank Bridgeport-...
  • Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.

    Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.
    Metro Chicago saw a 10.7 percent rise in the value of goods exported last year, to $44.9 billion, inching up one slot to place No. 6 nationwide, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report released Tuesday. The top five metros areas: Houston, New...
  • Orlando area ranks 76th for U.S. goods exports

    Orlando area ranks 76th for U.S. goods exports
    Orlando can’t compete with Miami or Tampa’s seaports when it comes to exports of goods but the metro area still has a considerable volume, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The data counts exports from airports...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Soroptimist Girls' Forum Celebrates Science

    They competed against each other to build the strongest bridge, the slowest path for a ball to travel down, and raced to be the first to solve a crime scene using ink chromatography and fingerprints. The Soroptimist International of Greater Hartford's 5th...
  • China's new satellite is said to spot pot fields, smuggler routes

    China has poured billions of dollars into building a nationwide surveillance network – by one 2013 estimate, the country had 30 million surveillance cameras in parks, on highways and even in taxis. Now, there’s one more very powerful eye...
  • Indians in Silicon Valley bursting with pride over new Microsoft CEO

    Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride. That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
  • Hartford Innovators Invited

    From Samuel Colt and his revolver to Alfred Fuller and his brushes and Vernon Krieble and Loctite, Hartford has been a breeding ground for innovative business success. There's every reason to believe the same sort of problem-solving, leadership and...
  • No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says

    No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says
    Maryland's economy didn't grow last year, according to gross domestic product estimates released Wednesday. The state's GDP remained unchanged, ranking it near the bottom of the country, the U.S. Department of Commerce said. GDP growth was worse only in...
  • Maryland's stagnant economy [Editorial]

    Maryland's stagnant economy  [Editorial]
    The latest report from the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals that Maryland's gross domestic product or GDP, a primary measure of the economy's health, was unchanged in 2013. That zero growth rate caused Maryland to be ranked second to last among all...
  • Maryland port administration receives award for export performance

    Maryland port administration receives award for export performance
    The Maryland Port Administration received a federal award Wednesday for its success increasing exports out of the port of Baltimore's public terminals in recent years. The President's "E Star" Award, given at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of...