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My Turn: Cracks in the door

...which claim that U.S. oil must be confined within U.S. borders to hold prices down and assist the nation's manufacturing sector recovery are fundamentally misguided. The fungible nature of international oil markets, unlike that for natural...
Forecast: Economy will stay 'flat'

...that's with an industry population of about 70,000, without a significant agricultural sector or a significant manufacturing sector, he said.In terms of international exports as percent of GSP, Alaska comes in 14th in the country. In terms...
Sealaska posts huge financial loss in 2013, services, gaming, and corporate and other income. In previous years, the company included a manufacturing sector, but those operations were sold last year.The numbers varied, but each of the sectors, except the investments...
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Ohio's job growth doesn't guarantee an Obama win

...payoff to labor unions, Strickland said, he showed "a lack of understanding of this industry."If Ohio's manufacturing sector is showing new signs of life, many residents have yet to see it. The impact on the presidential race is hard...
Outside editorial: Weaning ourselves from a China import

...cornered the global market on that industry. None of this bodes well for the U.S. economy or for growing its manufacturing sector, therefore creating new jobs. The DOE says that it could take the United States 15 years to develop enough other...
Mediator tries to reopen ports as pressure for intervention increases

...this isn't resolved in the next week, we're dead in the water." Having already hit the transportation and manufacturing sectors, the lockdown is now causing increased concern in the U.S. agriculture industry, as evidenced Thursday by...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and Karen McCarthy, D-Mo. Approving the bill ``will expedite the flow of American capital and jobs in the manufacturing sector to China,'' Andrews said. House Minority Whip David Bonior, D-Mich., who predicts that as many as two-thirds...
More people sought unemployment aid last week

...government's report found a net job gain of zero.On a positive note, on Monday the ISM's employment index for the manufacturing sector rose, suggesting factories added jobs last month. But manufacturing accounts for only about 10 percent of U...
My turn: Green jobs for a clean energy future jobs, we'll not only reduce our dependence on foreign energy, but also reenergize the American manufacturing sector. Americans want America to "make things again," and this administration is committed to ensuring that we emerge...
Sealaska official gets Obama Administration appointment

...providing the Council and the Obama administration with advice and counsel on issues and concerns that affect the manufacturing sector. Sealaska President and CEO Chris McNeil Jr. praised the appointment and Landol. "Sealaska's manufacturing...
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