| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:34 PM
If you live near a tourist attraction in the U.S., you might want to practice your Mandarin and Portuguese. International travel to the U.S. is expected to grow by 5% to 6% each year over the next five years, with......
| Jul 3, 2011
Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you.
New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
| Oct 3, 2011
Richard S. Amador Sr., a California-born son of migrant farmworkers who became a nationally recognized expert in community and economic development and formed a nonprofit group that created thousands of jobs for East Los Angeles residents, has died. He...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:20 AM
When Erica Barrett launched her own food company three years ago after winning a cooking contest, she had no idea she'd someday be selling her gourmet pancake mixes in Canada and the United Arab Emirates.
"I never imagined us working with exports,"...
| Dec 3, 2013
Fort Lauderdale-based Liberty Power Corp., which sells electricity, was among the minority-owned businesses recognized in the 2013 National Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards, the U.S. Department of Commerce said Monday.
Liberty Power was named...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:46 PM
An elective class at Thurston Middle School allows students to build a model robot with wheels.
Instructor Kelly Skon guides seventh- and eighth-graders in a class called STEAM, an inaugural course that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art...
| Oct 21, 2013
South Dakota wages national rank 2012
• Gross wages — 49th
• Wages adjusted for taxes and cost of living — 26th
• Per capita personal income (all income including small business, farm, rental or investment income) —...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:59 AM
They raised the Costa Concordia on Tuesday. The 114,000-ton, 900-foot-long cruise ship had been on its side off the coast of Italy since January 2012, wrecked by a blundering captain who let the ship go off course and into submerged rocks. His name was...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Baltimore has won a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to launch a minority business development center, the agency said.
The city was among seven winners of a $7.3 million grant competition intended to increase minority-owned...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Two Baltimore nonprofits received a $520,000 federal grant for a program to help create jobs in medical research and biotechnology.
The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore and nonprofit BioHealth Innovation Inc. are establishing what is known as a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:45 PM
When the rubber met the road for the Baltimore Grand Prix, also known as "A Celebration of Acceleration," there was, indeed, a lot to celebrate: Favorite drivers and racing teams, Baltimore's beautiful Inner Harbor, and the array of action that creates an...