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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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July 21, 2015

It's been six years since the Great Recession technically ended.

Since then, job numbers have come back up, and unemployment has gone back down. In April 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the number of US private sector jobs had finally returned to their pre-crash peak.

But not all cities have recovered equally.

July 21, 2015

COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – Despite lower oil prices, the Texas economy continues to create more jobs. The state’s economy gained 276,400 nonagricultural jobs from June 2014 to June 2015, an annual growth rate of 2.4 percent compared with 2.1 percent for the United States.

July 6, 2015

By Rye Druzin

A mock-up of XCOR Aerospace’s Lynx spacecraft built by Orbital Outfitters now sits in the lobby of the Midland International Air & Space Port, another reminder of the progress being made at the other end of the  runway.

June 24, 2015

More than 4.5 million job openings in the US cannot be filled, because of the skills shortage.

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June 23, 2015

By Rye Druzin

he new Orbital Outfitters building at Midland Air & Space Port has received one of its more expensive -- and fragile -- pieces of equipment: a two-person pressure chamber.

June 22, 2015

This month marks six years since the end of the U.S. recession.

June 10, 2015

By Stewart Doreen

New Midland Development Corp. board Chairman Brent Hilliard said it’s time to take advantage of the years of hard work by development corporation staff and officials and build on past successes, specifically the work at Midland International Air & Space Port.

Following an MDC planning session this week, Hilliard told the Reporter-Telegram that marketing and business plans are in the works that will allow the MDC to bring a top return on investment.

June 8, 2015

If you’re looking for areas where the U.S. population is rising the most, just look in the South or West. Communities in those two regions dominate recent population growth trends, with a few exceptions. This is according to recent findings from SpareFoot, an Austin, TX based start up operating an online marketplace for consumers to locate and reserve self-storage units.

June 2, 2015

by Sreekar Jasthi

In recent years, STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) have become increasingly prominent, both in education and employment.

The National Science Foundation reports that the percentage of freshmen at four-year universities who intend to major in a science or engineering field increased to about 39% in 2012 after remaining stagnant at about 33% from 1995 to 2007.