TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – TAKE A LOOK AT A SNAPSHOT FROM AROUND THE REGION – MARCH 2019

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

CUMMINS’ INNOVATION GATEWAY COMPETITION … seeks new ideas to meet its goal around water, waste, energy and recycling.
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A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT’S HAPPENING NATIONALLY!
 
AFRICAN AMERICAN BUSINESSES GREW 400% – BUT STILL NEED INVESTMENT:
Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future.

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YOUR MARCH 2019 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE…

TENNESSEE

GM SPRING HILL ENGINE PLANT WILL SUPPLY 2-LITER ENGINES FOR GMC ACADIA: GM’s Spring Hill engine line will supply 2-liter engines for the GMC Acadia sport-utility vehicles assembled next door. General Motor’s 5,000-

employee industrial complex near Nashville includes a major engine plant that for several years has not produced engines for the vehicles made on  the same 2,000-acre site.

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FOREIGN COMPANIES AGAIN INVEST MORE THAN $1.5B IN TENNESSEE:  Middle Tennessee State University’s Business and Economic Research Center says foreign companies have again invested more than $1.5 billion in Tennessee. 
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KENTUCKY

KY MAIN STREET PROGRAM GENERATES $91M OF INVESTMENT STATEWIDE IN 2018:  More than $91 million was infused into the state’s economy in 2018 by Kentucky Main Street Program (KYMS) participating communities, according to the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office (KHC).
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AMAZON’S CARGO HUB AT CVG BRINGS BUSINESS, INCOME AND JOBS TO NORTHERN KENTUCKY:  First a warehousing facility, now a much-needed cargo hub: Amazon has been steadily changing the economic climate of Northern Kentucky as more and more facilities bearing the brand’s name open.
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WEST VIRGINIA

WEST VIRGINIA COULD SERVE AS NEW SATELLITE MANUFACTURING HUB:
The continued success of West Virginia’s first satellite could be the launchpad for a new space manufacturing industry within the Mountain State.

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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (WVU) RESEARCHERS INVESTIGATING TREATMENTS, INNER WORKINGS OF CANCER :  Researchers at West Virginia University are looking into tackling various forms of cancer through opening a new clinical trial and investigating how the growth of tumors is comparable to other, healthy bodily functions.
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