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'Silicon Heartland' boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes

Jun. 28, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

JOHNSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — When President Joe Biden applauded a decision by Intel Corp. to build a $20 billion semiconductor operation on “1,000 empty acres of land” in Ohio, it didn't sit well with Tressie Corsi. The 85-year-old woman has lived on 7 acres of that land since she...

German company's new West Virginia plant to create 100 jobs

Jun. 28, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A German packaging manufacturer is investing $48 million in a plant in West Virginia and expects to create 100 jobs in Moorefield, officials said. Papier-Mettler acquired an industrial building in May for the company's first U.S. production plant, according...

Ford receives $101M incentive package to expand in Michigan

Jun. 27, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers approved a $101 million incentive package for Ford Motor Co. for a planned project that will create 3,030 jobs and $1.16 billion in manufacturing facility investments throughout the state. The tax-funded incentive will be paid in increments...

Airlines aim to shift blame for flight problems to FAA

Jun. 24, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines under scrutiny for widespread flight disruptions are renewing their criticism of the government agency that manages the nation’s airspace, saying that understaffing at the Federal Aviation Administration is “crippling” traffic along the East Coast. ...

Nevada gambling license approved for new Sparks casino

Jun. 23, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State regulators have approved a gambling license for the first newly constructed casino in the Reno-Sparks area more than two decades. The Nevada Gaming Commission voted Thursday to approve the license sought by Las Vegas-based Olympia Gaming for the Legends Bay...

Dunn Utility adding 30 jobs with $23.3M New Albany expansion

Jun. 23, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (AP) — A company that makes reinforced concrete pipe will almost double its workforce with a $23.3 million expansion that will add 30 jobs, officials said. Dunn Utility Products, based in Byram, is expanding into the Enhance Mississippi Shell Building in New...

Shoe maker Okabashi to invest $20M in Georgia, hiring 250

Jun. 23, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Shoe manufacturer Okabashi said Thursday that it will hire 250 workers and invest $20 million to double production at its headquarters in suburban Atlanta. Sara Irvani, the CEO of privately held Okabashi, said in an email that the company will be able to make...

Widespread strikes disrupt services in North Macedonia

Jun. 22, 2022 09:05 AM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A strike by government workers in North Macedonia disrupted services Wednesday over a pay dispute between unions and the country’s center-left government fueled by high inflation. Police associations, health care workers, municipal employees and...

Ford pledges to work with community near future factory

Jun. 21, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. officials on Tuesday pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker's planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region. More than 200...

IRS erases last season's backlog, but still faces 2022 crush

Jun. 21, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday that it will have erased its backlog of last season's tax returns by the end of this week. And with 143 million returns from this year's tax season processed so far, agency officials say there's a greater likelihood of...