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List Leaders: Minnesota's largest private companies Agribusiness giants continued their dominance of Minnesota's largest private companies, holding the top three positions on the Business Journal's annual ranking. None of the Top 5 companies climbed up or moved down the list from last year. But revenue gre | Sep 18, 2014 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gov. Deal expanding HOPE Grant program Georgias film industry skills gap is getting Gov. Nathan Deals attention. The governor proposed Thursday to add film/set design and three other study areas to seven others that already qualify for full technical college tuition coverage. Film/set design, | Sep 18, 2014 6:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Massachusetts lost jobs in August, but here are some companies that are hiring Massachusetts lost 5,300 jobs in August, pushing the unemployment rate up 0.2 percentage points to 5.8 percent, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported today. By sector, the state reported: Education and Health Services gained 1,6 | Sep 18, 2014 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-tech battery maker considers move to Dayton suburbs, 52 jobs A company making advanced batteries is considering a move to one of three Dayton suburbs. Xerion Advanced Battery Corp., based in Westminster, Colo., is evaluating moving its operations to this area in preparation to spin up a manufacturing business to co | Sep 18, 2014 6:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alan Greenspan thinks Export-Import Bank should go out of business The Export-Import Bank may have lived to fight another day, but it still has a big target on it back. Conservatives who want to kill the export finance agency got a high-profile endorsement Thursday from former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, who | Sep 18, 2014 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Minnesota gains 6,100 jobs in August; Who's hiring and firing? Minnesota employers added 6,100 jobs in August, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) said Thursday. The state unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, its lowest point in almost eight years and down from 4.5 percent reported in | Sep 18, 2014 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amazon widens Kindle offerings with hardware updates, tablet designed for children Amazon announced several updates to its line of Kindle tablets and e-readers that could expand the potential markets for those devices. The New York Times reported that the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet, for example, will feature new internal hardware, a new | Sep 18, 2014 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Spectrum Brands buys commercial doors and locks maker Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., the Middleton manufacturer and marketer of Rayovac batteries and Remington shavers, said Thursday that its hardware and home improvement group has agreed to buy commercial door and lock manufacturer Tell Manufacturing Inc. o | Sep 18, 2014 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Proposed Greenville expansion project getting bigger A Greenville company is eyeing a bigger expansion than initially planned. JAFE Decorating Inc. is considering a project to grow its facility in Darke County, a move which could now mean a minimum of 20 new jobs. In all, its now projecting a $2.5 million t | Sep 18, 2014 2:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Spin-off precedent: Lanxess went independent in 2004 Bayer is no stranger to the splitting of a division in the Pittsburgh region. It's been through it before. Robinson-based Lanxess Corp. was formed in 2004 when Bayer spun it off in a corporate move that could presage the German multinational's plans withi | Sep 18, 2014 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend