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October 1, 2015

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Oct 01 2015 — Austin

September 18, 2015

Desespite a recent swoon in crude prices, Midland’s labor market continued to hold steady, according to August data.

The Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday that its Midland metropolitan statistical area had an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent, down from 3.4 percent in July and up from 2.9 percent last August.

September 1, 2015

Gail Kellner

When children think of becoming athletes they think of glory, sponsorships, and fame. When they think of STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — they envision difficult equations, confusing lectures, and endless study sessions, according to Dr. Wanda Austin, president and CEO.

Austin turned this quandary into a call for action, citing a need to change the conversation on STEM and develop a more insightful dialogue for STEM education.

August 28, 2015

Rye Druzin 

XCOR Aerospace has moved half of its staff to Midland as it attempts to juggle manufacturing demands back in Mojave, California with its shift to the Tall City.

August 24, 2015

Virgin Galactic is still recovering from the catastrophic loss of its SpaceShipTwo spacecraft, which killed one of its crew. The company is going ahead with a new business of launching small satellites while it forges ahead with its main business line of taking the well-heeled and adventurous on suborbital jaunts starting on a date yet to be determined.

August 21, 2015

By Mella McEwen 
mmcewen@mrt.com

Midland’s labor market showed some unexpected strength in July, according to figures released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission.

August 3, 2015

By Business Facilities Staff
from the July/August 2015 Issue

TEXAS, UTAH TOP OUR FLAGSHIP BUSINESS, ECONOMIC CATEGORIES

July 29, 2015

By Rye Druzin | rdruzin@mrt.com

Midland County ranked first in the nation for oil, gas and mining jobs created in 2014, according to statistics compiled by Headlight Data. The rating was out of 1,100 oil, gas and mining communities across the country.

July 22, 2015

SmartAsset’s interactive map highlights the places across the country that have experienced the least inflation over the past decade. Zoom between states and the national map to see the places that have been the most resistant to inflation over ten years.

The areas were ranked based on purchasing power, cost of living, and per capita income. 

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