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June 9, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>The Waco Chamber of Commerce is credited with inspiring a renaissance in downtown, developing their new headquarters on a former parking lot. They hope to receive LEED certification - the first U.S. chamber building to receive this designation.</p>
Waco Tribune-Herald
July 30, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>An Atlanta city councilwoman is trying to launch an affordable-housing program based on leveraging homes abandoned due to the mortgage-lending crisis.</p>
Atlanta Business Chronicle
July 26, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Metro Atlanta ranks highly in many "best places" lists. But there's one ranking the region is not proud of -- it has the second least healthy commute in the nation.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 19, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Despite doomsayers' claims that low-density Atlanta would never take to car sharing, Flexcar, the largest car sharing company in the U.S., is expanding its presence in the city.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 6, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Having gone 25 years without a comprehensive review of all routes and operations, officials at MARTA -- metro Atlanta's transit system -- have decided that the time is finally right for an overhaul.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 26, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Fear of hurricanes, high housing costs, and prohibitive insurance premiums are driving coastal Florida residents north to Atlanta. Real estate agents and developers are happy, but the region is already strained by growth.</p>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 17, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Pennsylvania attracts more college students than any other state. Now officials are trying to figure out how to have the economy benefit further by getting them to stay after graduation.</p>
The Wall Street Journal
June 16, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>One Alabama city's efforts at redevelopment serves as an example for communities struggling with the economic impact of a base closure.</p>
The Wall Street Journal
June 15, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Research by several economists shows that areas with a lack of child-care suffer economically, since parents are more likely to drop out of the workforce or move to communities with more options.</p>
The Wall Street Journal
June 15, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>State and local governments are starting to demand money back from companies that receive tax breaks and grants to locate in their community, and then skip town.</p>
The Wall Street Journal