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The city celebrates economic development and growth of tourism, wins in 2021-2022

City leaders and community members gathered at Police Honor Thursday to celebrate economic development and tourism wins and talk about what the future holds. Mariette Upshur, director of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (OEDT), said the collective focus of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism is to retain, expand and attract businesses, …

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Facebook Marketplace will no longer allow businesses to list cars

Photo: Jim Watson/AFP (Getty Images) Searching for a used car on Facebook Marketplace might seem less sketchy at first glance than, say, using Craigslist, but those who want to have ways to game the system. It’s not uncommon for dealerships to put duplicate cars up for sale, often at absurdly low prices in different locations. …

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Fifth Third Foundation and National Urban League celebrate Workforce Development Month, celebrate workforce development program success

Published 3 hours ago Presented Fifth Third Bancorp CINCINNATI, Sept. 29, 2022 /CSRwire/ — The Fifth Third Foundation and the National Urban League are celebrating Workforce Development Month in September by announcing the first year of a joint workforce development program that provides career opportunities through skills development and retraining services . to incomplete participants. …

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Florida’s shaky insurance market may not be able to handle Hurricane Jan

In this aerial view, vehicles make their way through a flooded area after the passage of Hurricane Ian on September 29, 2022 in Fort Myers, Florida. Photo: Joe Riddle (Getty Images) Hurricane Ian has turned much of Southwest Florida into a disaster zone, and the storm is on track to wreak havoc on one of …

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Virginia is taking steps to regulate high-cost small business financing

A complicated and often costly financing option for small businesses will be made easier with an order from the State Corporation Commission that dictates what providers must tell users. An option called sales-based financing is an advance of money to a small business that the small business pays back with a set portion of daily …

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SmartLam North America and Peak Renewables Announce $92 Million Investment | Local news

Economic development projects involving a wood products company and a Canadian wood pellet producer will result in a total investment of $92 million and 70 new jobs in Houston County, with a potentially significant impact on Alabama’s forest products sector and southeast SmartLam’s Dothan North America division plans to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility …

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This game-changing investment app will help you build long-term wealth and satisfy your voyeuristic urge to see where other people are investing their money

Women are better investors than men, according to a 2021 Fidelity study. However, some estimates suggest that only 26% of women have invested in the stock market, a staggering statistic alongside a persistent gender pay gap that remained stable in 2020 and is expected to widen post-pandemic. Provided by the Treasury Why are women so …

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Music, Acting and Activism: Life Lessons with Stevie Van Zandt

Musician and actor Stevie Van Zandt introduces Burt Burns on stage at the 31st annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on April 8, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Files Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com to register NEW YORK, Sept 6 (Reuters) – It’s very …

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Summer tourism is profitable, despite unbearable inflation Local news

Tourism officials between Atlantic and Cape May counties say inflation may not be as much of a drag on the summer season as feared a few months ago. “I think it’s been a strong summer,” said Michael Chait, president of the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce. “We’re a beach community and there’s still a …

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