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  • The Ecovation Hub Education and Training Consortium brings together Anticoch University New England and Keene State College in New Hampshire, Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts and the School for International Training in Vermont. Cary Guant, Keene State's director of sustainability, said the consortium wants to take advantage of the...

  • The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in 10 states and rose in only 2. The rate has fallen below 3 percent in five states: Colorado, Hawaii, Nebraska, New Hampshire and North Dakota. North Dakota's unemployment rate fell to 2.3 percent, a record low for the state dating back to 1976 and tying for lowest in the nation with Colorado.

  • LAWRENCE, Mass.— The Latest on House Speaker Paul Ryan's visit to Massachusetts to talk tax reform:. House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory in Lawrence, Massachusetts, as demonstrators outside protest GOP efforts to repeal former President Barack Obama's health law. U.S. House Speaker Paul...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— Supporters of a controversial project that would bring Canadian hydro power to markets in southern New England like to talk about how this would use much cleaner energy than the coal-fired power plants that once dominated the region. Plans call for building a 192- mile transmission line in New Hampshire— from Pittsburg to Deerfield— carrying...

  • LAWRENCE, Mass.— House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday pitched Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory, as demonstrators outside protested the GOP agenda of scrapping former President Barack Obama's health care law and tax cuts. "Right now, we've got a tax code that no one really understands enforced by an agency that no one really...

  • NEW YORK— Sabbaticals, massages, or a home maid service? The hundred staffers at marketing firm Velvet Media can periodically spend a month working at any of its offices— Denver, Tokyo, Bangkok or Venice, Italy— with the company paying their expenses, co-CEO Daniele Gatti says. "We extend work into employees' lives," says Neil Vaswani, CEO of Corestream, a benefits...

  • NEW YORK— Last winter, the U.S. tourism industry fretted that Trump administration policies might lead to a "Trump slump" in travel. There might even be a "Trump bump," says Roger Dow, CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, a nonprofit representing the travel industry. Latest numbers from the U.S. Travel Association's Travel Trends Index showed 6.6 percent growth in...

  • Gov. Sununu: GOP needs to understand practical implications of health care bill

    Gov. Chris Sununu, (R-N.H.), shares his concerns about the Republican health care bill and why it is necessary to separate Obamacare reform from entitlement reforms.

  • WASHINGTON— If congressional Republicans succeed in repealing and replacing the Obama-era health law, expect a big Rose Garden celebration with President Donald Trump taking credit. Trump has already indicated he will hold Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responsible, setting up an intraparty blame game that could be devastating for the GOP.

  • Natalie Levine, who worked at the Arizona- based drugmaker from 2013 to 2014, plead guilty in federal court in Hartford, Connecticut, to conspiring to violate a federal anti-kickback statute, prosecutors said. Karen Hill, a sales representative who became the company's district manager for the Miami region, pleaded guilty in federal court in Mobile, Alabama to...

  • People sit with an insurance advisor as they sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, in Miami.

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Tuesday that it approved Alaska's 1332 state innovation waiver application.

  • Natalie Levine, who worked at the Arizona- based drugmaker from 2013 to 2014, entered her plea in federal court in Hartford, Connecticut, to one count of conspiring to violate a federal anti-kickback statute, U.S. prosecutors said. Federal prosecutors in Boston in December announced charges against six former Insys executives and managers, including Levine's...

  • Top States to Live

    Think you live in the best possible place? These states get high marks for low crime, inclusiveness and good health of their citizens.

  • GE employees try to spark kids' interest in science, tehnology, engineering and math at the GE Asheville career day event at Asheville–Buncombe Tech Community College in North Carolina

    Community college is the best bet America has to create skilled jobs in every state and avoid long-term unemployment.

  • Top States Worst Infrastructure

    Trump backs a $1 trillion infrastructure plan mixing state and private spending. These 10 crumbling states need it most.

  • A City College of New York graduate takes a selfie during the commencement ceremony.

    Here are the states leading in all levels of education, according to CNBC's 2017 Top States for Business report.

  • July 10- Canadian cable company Cogeco Communications Inc said on Monday its Atlantic Broadband unit would buy MetroCast's assets for about $1.4 billion, expanding its presence in the United States. In April, U.S. cable mogul John Malone's Liberty Interactive Corp said it would acquire Alaska- based cable provider General Communication Inc while...

  • July 10- Canadian cable company Cogeco Communications Inc said on Monday its subsidiary Atlantic Broadband would buy MetroCast's assets for about $1.4 billion, to expand its presence in the United States. MetroCast's network covers areas such as New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. Morgan, Lewis& Bockius LLP was Harron Communications'...

  • After a decade of declining beef consumption, Americans ate more beef in 2016 than in 2015. USAToday reports.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY/ BOSTON, June 30- Oklahoma on Friday joined growing litigation over claims drugmakers misrepresented the risks of opioid painkillers, as New Hampshire cleared a hurdle in its own probe of the role played by companies in the national addiction epidemic. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a lawsuit in Cleveland County District Court...