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A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY
MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (MBDA) SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR 2018 NATIONAL MINORITY BUSINESS AWARDS … SOURCE: CLICK HERE
YOUR JULY 2018 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM AROUND THE…
SUPREME COURT RULING ON INTERNET SALES TAXES SPLITS TENNESSEE BUSINESSES: Following a game-changing decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, Tennessee will now be able to collect sales taxes from online retailers – even from those without a physical presence in the state. SOURCE: CLICK HERE
TENNESSEE UNEMPLOYMENT REMAINS BELOW 5 PERCENT IN NEARLY ALL COUNTIES: Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced unemployment rates in nearly every Tennessee county remained under 5 percent during May 2018.
$40 MILLION BUS MANUFACTURING PLAN RAMPS UP HIRING IN LOUISVILLE AREA: New Flyer of America, Inc. is leasing more than 300,000 square feet and will hire 500 or more people. SOURCE: CLICK HERE
WKYT-TV TO BE PART OF THIRD-LARGEST BROADCASTING COMPANY IN U.S.: Lexington’s WKYT-TV will soon become part of the third-largest broadcasting company in the United States, with its owner, Gray Television, announcing on Monday that it will purchase Raycom Media Inc., in a $3.65 billion deal. SOURCE: CLICK HERE
NATION’S LARGEST STONE WOOL PRODUCER BREAKS GROUND ON $150 MILLION FACILITY IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV: North America’s largest stone wool producer, ROCKWOOL, officially broke ground in Jefferson County. ROCKWOOL’s new 460,000 sq. ft. facility represents an investment
exceeding $150 million including the hiring of around 150 people in positions ranging from management to the production line.
WEST VIRGINIA AIMING TO BE FIRST IN THE TRI-STATE TO TAKE SPORTS BETS: As states jockey for position in the newly legal sports betting industry, West Virginia looks to be ahead of the game as one of the next to offer a chance to wager on sports as early as this fall.