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Legislation would offer support of state to ensure labs remain in Mass.

State Senator Cynthia Stone Creem, Democrat of Newton, said she sponsored the bill to keep research firms in the state. ”We want to encourage them to stay here and not move to California or England,”...

CA hopes to help ailing biotech firms with long-term strategic plan

MENLO PARK — As dwindling venture capital financing and competition from other regions stalls growth in biotechnology’s birthplace, the state is taking steps to create a strategic plan to keep the Bay Area in the...

Planned growth vs. sprawl: the best and worst cities

There are often barriers to building more densely. Community policies and personal preferences can interfere with such common antisprawl techniques as placing homes closer together; using a mix of homes, shops, and workplaces; and building...

Los Angeles Leases Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell Car from Honda

Mayor James Hahn accepted the keys to a shiny new Honda on Monday — the nation’s first no-emissions, hydrogen-fuel-cell car that the city will lease as part of a two-year agreement. Los Angeles Daily News,...

The University of New Mexico is making aggressive strides toward becoming a major player in the city’s economic development

"On campus, our faculty and staff are realizing more than ever that as our state economy goes, so goes the university’s well-being," he said. "It has become, I would say, the most-discussed mission of this...

State needs dose of ‘tough love’

Consider these ideas from David Gibson of the state Office of Economic Opportunity.

Top Tips for Taglines That Engage First-Time Visitors

A good tag summarizes what your site is about. It quickly and clearly explains your product or service.

NxLevel Entrepreneurial Training Program in Helena now accepting registrations

The Helena Business Resource Center now accepting registrations for their January 2003 NxLevel Entrepreneurial Training Program. NxLevel is a business training course designed to enhance your entrepreneurial skills and assist you in creating a comprehensive...

Mesaba completes takeover of Big Sky Airlines

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – – A subsidiary of Mesaba Holdings Inc., a Minneapolis-based regional air carrier, has completed its purchase of Big Sky Airline. Associated Press Billings Gazette Mesaba announced Monday that its Ranger Acquisition Corp....

Dialing for federal dollars

"President George W. Bush has dedicated a substantial portion of the new Office of Homeland Security’s 2003 budget to fund technology that addresses bioterrorism. Increases are also expected for the Small Business Innovation Research program,...

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