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Rating the States on Economic Development Transparency:
I don't know how it is where you are, but we've been suffering through an "Oakpocalypse" here in Houston. Four of the five worst-ever pollen readings occurred in the past week!
The end of the cover letter: American employers are only half as likely to ask for a cover letter in job postings as they were 10 years ago–a long-term shift that post-pandemic labor shortage may solidify.
Visit Brookings SD is planning a promotion which includes a chance to win $25,000 during National Travel & Tourism Week, May 2-7. The catch, the contest is only open to current hospitality workers.
Mapped: Poverty in America.
Massive distribution center site selection projects continue to expand across the US:
2/3 of U.S. drinking water systems have uranium:
Nutritionally, not all apple varieties are alike:
Month-on-month annualized CPI inflation (blue, left scale), Core CPI inflation (brown, left scale), and CPI gasoline component inflation, not annualized (green, right scale). NBER defined recession dates peak-to-trough shaded gray.
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