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U.S. Department of Commerce

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  • 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...
  • Northwestern Connecticut College Creates Manufacturing Degree Program

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing. The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Students...
  • International Aerospace Trade Summit Planned For September

    A coalition of business, government and academic representatives will announce Tuesday that an international trade summit on aerospace will be held next month in Groton. The Aerospace & Defense International Trade Summit will connect Connecticut firms...
  • Feds sue Florida manufacturing agency over travel, lobbying expenses

    Feds sue Florida manufacturing agency over travel, lobbying expenses
    The U.S. Attorney’s office in Orlando has sued the Celebration-based Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership over $12.6 million in lobbying, travel and other expenses dating back nine years ago. The suit, filed July 30 in federal court, seeks...
  • Girls trained for science and technology fields

    Girls trained for science and technology fields
    A few weeks ago, Valerie Fernandez didn't know anything about computer programming. Now, the 17-year-old Pembroke Pines resident is coding an Internet game all by herself. Fernandez is one of 20 Broward County girls participating in a program called...
  • Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees

    Mayor announces city manager, attorney nominees
    Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides is filling two of the key vacant posts at City Hall: city manager and city attorney. Pantelides has nominated Thomas C. Andrews as city manager and Michael G. Leahy as city attorney. The Annapolis city council must...
  • 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...
  • 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...