Chambers of commerce grapple with pandemic's burdens on local businesses

Jul 23, 2020
Chambers must navigate a new landscape that includes shutdowns, PPP applications and changing promotional strategies.
COVID-19 has altered the landscape for local chambers of commerce, who function to promote local businesses.
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Automation is likely to leave some local economies behind

Nov 6, 2019
Without intervention, the disparity between thriving and lagging economies will worsen.
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The costs and benefits of a winning college football team

Jan 15, 2018
Having a winning college football team led by a top caliber coach is worth the investment for some cities. Just ask Manhattan, Kansas, which invested over $200 million to improve its sport facilities and paid the coach for Kansas State’s…

A former coal miner's take on the declining industry

Jun 23, 2017
It's a small part of Kentucky's economy, but it plays a big role in politics.
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