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Buffalo, NY: Where the Cool Kids Want to Live

Buffalo’s downtown increasingly resembles the crane-crowded skylines of cities like Dubai or Shanghai. It's also where millennials want to live.

Buffalo, NY: Where the Cool Kids Want to Live

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Office Organization Tips From a Professional

We interviewed organizational expert Lisa Zaslow, who talked about her work and her company, and offered office organization tips.

Office Organization Tips From a Professional

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The Economy Screams for Ice Cream (INFOGRAPHIC)

How much do you know about ice cream economics? This infographic charts the history of ice cream, highlighting astounding ice cream-related facts.

The Economy Screams for Ice Cream (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Buffalo and Its Remarkable Economic Resurgence

Buffalo, New York, is enjoying a resurgence that has energized the region, attracting capital, businesses, and people.

Buffalo and Its Remarkable Economic Resurgence

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Moo’ve Over, It’s Cow Appreciation Day!

July 14th is National Cow Appreciation Day, so today, we appreciate the cow.

Moo’ve Over, It’s Cow Appreciation Day!

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NASA and the Private Sector Look to New Horizons in Space

The United States has a long history of innovation in space and pushing the boundaries, from putting the first people on the moon in 1969 to landing the Curiosity Rover on Mars in 2012. At 7:49:58 Tuesday, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) continued that tradition as the spacecraft New Horizons passed by Pluto, making the United States the first nation to send a spacecraft to the dwarf planet. While many are first hearing about New Horizons this week, its journey began long ago. Launched in January of 2006, the spacecraft has been on its way to Pluto for nine years. The payoff now comes with close-up images of Pluto and its five moons. Discovered in 1930 by Clyde W. Tombaugh, Pluto quickly captured the public’s imagination. Pluto made news in 2006 as astronomers reclassified it as a dwarf planet, officially lowering the number of planets in our solar […]

NASA and the Private Sector Look to New Horizons in Space

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Cavern Creates Rocky Mountain Highs

–Cross posted from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blog— Meet the 2015 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year – Southwest and South Central Regional finalist: Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park offers cave tours, tram rides, and other attractions in Colorado’s once-closed historic Fairy Caves. A dream 16 years in the making, the park attracts more visitors and raises more revenue every year. How did the company get started?  It was love at first sight for Steve Beckley with the Fairy Caves–but it took awhile for the first sighting to happen. Steve read about the location in a Caves of Colorado book back in 1982. The site was previously open for tours but closed in 1917. Steve began regularly writing Pete Prebble, then-owner of the caves. It took 10 years before the men met face-to-face–but a friendship grew. Eventually, Pete took Steve to the caves, and “after exploring the cave that […]

Cavern Creates Rocky Mountain Highs

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A Social Entrepreneur Opens Doors for Artisans in Guatemala

Social entrepreneur Nicole Bakva is creating economic and educational opportunities in Guatemala through her startup, Alicia San Marcos.

A Social Entrepreneur Opens Doors for Artisans in Guatemala

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Meet Annin Flagmakers, the Oldest & Biggest U.S. Flag Manufacturer

Annin Flagmakers has been manufacturing American flags since 1847. Here's their story.

Meet Annin Flagmakers, the Oldest & Biggest U.S. Flag Manufacturer

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Move Over NYC: This Other New York City Is a Rising Star

When it comes to New York, New York City gets a lot of attention. But a little farther north is another city just as worthy of praise: Buffalo.

Move Over NYC: This Other New York City Is a Rising Star

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We Nominate Oprah and These 8 Women for the New $10 Bill

From Oprah Winfrey to Amelia Earhart, here are 9 women we think are deserving of appearing on the new $10 bill.

We Nominate Oprah and These 8 Women for the New $10 Bill

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An Atlanta Company That Makes & Sells Sound

Since 1982, Creative Sound Concepts has specialized in sound design for television, film, radio, interactive, and corporate communications.

An Atlanta Company That Makes & Sells Sound

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