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Biden to mark IBM investment with Democrats in tough races

Oct. 06, 2022 05:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is ready to celebrate a new $20 billion investment by IBM in New York's Hudson River Valley with two House Democrats running in competitive races in next month's critical midterm elections. Biden is taking part in a Thursday afternoon...

Michigan board approves $400 million to advance EV batteries

Oct. 05, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan economic development board approved more than $400 million in state incentives Wednesday for two battery facilities estimated to cost $4 billion and bring 4,500 jobs to the state. Pending approval by state lawmakers, the incentive packages would...

Can Biden save democracy one US factory job at a time?

Oct. 05, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is working to create a manufacturing revival — even helping to put factory jobs in Republican territory under the belief it can restore faith in U.S. democracy. The latest development came Tuesday, when chipmaker Micron announced an...

Micron to bring microchip plant to upstate New York

Oct. 04, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Micron, one of the world’s largest microchip manufacturers, announced Tuesday it would open a semiconductor plant in upstate New York, promising a long-term investment of up to $100 billion and a plant that could bring 50,000 jobs to the state. The company was...

US warns about foreign efforts to sway American voters

Oct. 03, 2022 22:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials are warning ahead of the November midterms that Russia is working to amplify doubts about the integrity of U.S. elections while China is interested in undermining American politicians it sees as threats to Beijing’s interests. An unclassified...

UK train strikes and energy hikes add to a week of turmoil

Oct. 01, 2022 09:50 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Trains in Britain all but ground to a halt Saturday as coordinated strikes by rail workers added to a week of turmoil caused by soaring energy prices and unfunded tax cuts that roiled financial markets. Only about 11% of train services were expected to operate across...

Riverview expanding coal operations in western Kentucky

Sep. 30, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — A coal company is building a new facility in western Kentucky. Riverview Coal LLC operates a massive underground coal mine in Union County. The new $35 million facility will be built in neighboring Henderson County, according to a media release from the...

Michigan Legislature $1B spending approval met with pushback

Sep. 29, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature this week added $1 billion in new spending to an already record-breaking $76 billion budget, a boost intended to attract large economic projects and meeting immediate pushback from several key Republicans. A majority of the $1 billion...

Kentucky recovers $15 million investment in failed project

Sep. 29, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has recovered a $15 million state investment in a failed aluminum mill project that sat undeveloped for five years. Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday the state is also in the process of having the 200-plus acre site returned in the form of a donation...

Google promises Greece 20K jobs with cloud expansion

Sep. 29, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Google announced plans Thursday to expand its cloud services infrastructure to Greece, promising to create nearly 20,000 jobs through direct investment and partnerships by the end of the decade. The move follows plans by Microsoft, announced two years ago, to...