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The Strange Economy – And Now The Aftermath Of The Hurricanes

It seems to me the economy is acting strangely – and now the USA must deal with the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The Federal Reserve stated in their 20 September meeting statement: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria have devastated many communities, inflicting severe hardship. Storm-related disruptions and …

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From Hemp Mazes to Asian Carp, How Agritourism Can Grow Kentucky’s Economy

Horses, bourbon, arts, music, culinary, outdoors and cultural heritage are the seven pillars of Kentucky tourism. That’s according to Kentucky Tourism Commissioner Kristen Branscum. She recently presented the commonwealth’s tourism potential at a UNESCO Creative Cities meeting in Paducah. She said the commonwealth has economic potential in offering visitors an …

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What were you doing when the economy was going to the cows?

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Up in smoke: illegal tobacco costing the economy millions

There are Spoonbills and Manchesters, cigarettes you have never heard of, and loose-leaf from the Victorian Riverina for the first time in a decade. Up in smoke: illegal tobacco costing the economy millions exit The Melbourne milk bar turned tobacco dealer, the Canberra pub where customers ask for “whites”, the …

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