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Colorado Springs officials are looking into ways how the city's utilities can be used to improve economic development.
The Colorado Springs City Council notes that it's worth examination, but...more
In a handbook developed by Robert Turrisi, professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State, pre-college chats between parents and teens can prevent or lessen heavy drinking habits.
A Philadelphia-based social enterprise, Wash Cycle Laundry, is a three-and-a-half-year-old business that racks up dirty laundry and delivers clean sheets the next day by using economical,...more
It has recently been reported that Warren County Economic Development Corp. President Vicki Pratt Gerbino will be resigning in two weeks.
Gerbino has led the organization since May 2011 and is...more
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montreal conducted a study that reveals United States health care system ranks 22nd out of 27 industrialized nations when examined...more
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced $3.4 million to support efforts in preventing homelessness among Wyoming veterans.
The funds will be used for housing counseling, legal assistance,...more
A new breed of social enterprises is pushing efforts to relieve budgetary burdens and deliver inspirational education experiences.
Innovation is key to most of these social enterprises: Excite-Ed,...more
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe, along with Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), visits Europe with a goal: to attract international businesses and bring them to Arkansas.
Fabian Bennett, a former alcoholic and meth drug dealer, saw an opportunity to change his life around while working for the Lodestar Day Resource Center in Phoenix.
Bennett is now an engagement...more
The Laporte County Council has recently voted to approve funding for the new Laporte County Office for Economic Development.
The commissioners requested nearly $200,000 but a lesser amount was...more