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McClatchy closing its Miami Herald printing plant to cut costs

One of The McClatchy Co.’s flagship papers, the Miami Herald, will shut down its printing plant and have its newspaper printed in a different county by a competitor. The move is expected to cuts costs and employees for Sacramento-based McClatchy (AMEX...

Editor’s notebook: It’s a good day for journalism in Oregon

It has been a painful decade for the news business. The Pew Research Center estimates 28,000 journalists lost newsroom jobs between 2008 and 2018 as the industry continued to adjust to a less-revenue-friendly digital reality. That makes the news that ...

Netflix spent more than $150 million in New Mexico in 2019

A year after finalizing an agreement to make Albuquerque its first United States production hub, Netflix reports it has exceeded its initial spending goal in New Mexico. The New Mexico Department of Economic Development Department and Netflix announce...

Sneak Peek inside UNC Charlotte’s new $66M rec center (Photos)

UNC Charlotte debuted its $66 million, 5-story recreation center this month. That 148,000-square-foot facility serves as a hub for student recreation and wellness initiatives. It's the first time that UNCC has had a dedicated facility.  “It puts us ...

Verizon donates $100K to SPC for African American initiative

St. Petersburg College has received a $100,000 grant from Verizon to specifically help African American males succeed in its programs. The college announced Tuesday Verizon donated the funds for a two-year grant to help "jumpstart" SPC's African Amer...

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2001, 2020

Central Ohio estate makes $1.5M gift to Dayton-area college

January 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Central Ohio estate makes $1.5M gift to Dayton-area college

Cedarville University has received another gift that will help fund scholarships and programming. The private, Baptist institution in Greene County announced the receipt of a $1.5 million donation from the estate of Helen Z. Elbin. The gift will be ...

1901, 2020

ASU quadruples space for downtown Barrett Honors College in latest move

January 19th, 2020|Comments Off on ASU quadruples space for downtown Barrett Honors College in latest move

The 800 students on the school's downtown campus were squeezed inside a 3,000-square-foot space until the decision to relocate into much larger digs, even though the school will eventually have to find another home.

2501, 2020

SAIC exec says alternative contracting tools get things done in DOD work

January 25th, 2020|Comments Off on SAIC exec says alternative contracting tools get things done in DOD work

Defense officials are increasingly fueling a boom of alternative contracting vehicles to help bolster modernization efforts with greater speed, and that’s OK with Science Applications International Corp.’s Jim Scanlon.  Speaking Thursday at the Center...

2401, 2020

Gov. Ducey talks taxes, business attraction at Phoenix event

January 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Gov. Ducey talks taxes, business attraction at Phoenix event

At the event hosted by Valley Partnership, Ducey condemned the Invest in Ed initiative that aims to raise income tax on the state's highest earners.

2401, 2020

Former Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles sells Jacksonville Beach house

January 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Former Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles sells Jacksonville Beach house

Blake Bortles, the Jaguars' starting quarterback for five years, sold his Jacksonville Beach house for $1.7 million. Toney Sleiman and Anthony Hunter Sleiman of Sleiman Enterprises purchased the home, with the deed recorded Friday. Bortles bought th...

Health

With second case confirmed in U.S., WNY hospitals prep for coronavirus

January 25th, 2020|

With a second case of a deadly Chinese virus confirmed in the United States, and four cases under investigation in New York, Buffalo-area hospitals are on alert and preparing as best as they can. The novel coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, ...

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Former Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles sells Jacksonville Beach house

January 24th, 2020|

Blake Bortles, the Jaguars' starting quarterback for five years, sold his Jacksonville Beach house for $1.7 million. Toney Sleiman and Anthony Hunter Sleiman of Sleiman Enterprises purchased the home, with the deed recorded Friday. Bortles bought th...

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