Maine: Strong Small Business Culture

By Lori Culpepper

Many cities in Maine, especially Portland and the surrounding areas, rely on a strong business culture of small to mid-size, privately owned companies. The downtown district in Portland and the Old Port historical area provide a variety of business opportunities, and there is an emphasis on…

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Cape Fear Region, North Carolina

Brunswick, Columbus, Pender, and New Hanover Counties
 

The Cape Fear Region in North Carolina brings together everything the most enterprising businesses need to succeed. Across our four counties—one of the fastest-growing regions in the southeastern US—you’ll find a strong and expanding infrastructure. An eager, diverse…

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West Virginia: Gateway to Major Metropolitan Areas

West Virginia’s location means it can provide convenient access to major metropolitan areas including Washington, DC, New York City, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Raleigh, Columbus, Chicago, Lexington and Atlanta.

West Virginia is connected to the East Coast and continental U.S. by an intricate system of railways, waterways and highways…

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Healthcare Today: National Access vs. Local Cost & Quality

The following is a dialogue between Mark Kramer, co-founder and managing director of FSG, a global social impact consulting firm and Dr. Atul Gawande, a public health researcher and associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Mark Kramer: Why is it that most private foundations believe that health…

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Austal Delivers Sixth Alabama-Built Littoral Combat Ship to U.S. Navy

On Friday, September 15, 2017, Austal delivered its sixth littoral combat ship to the United States Navy. LCS 12, the future USS Omaha, will be the navy’s tenth littoral combat ship and the first of two that Austal will deliver this year.

In a news release from Austal’s…

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