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How An Economic Developer Is Bringing Factory Jobs Back to Mississippi

60 Minutes By Bill Whitaker December 4, 2016 The following script is from “The Golden Triangle,” which aired on Dec. 4, 2016. Bill Whitaker is the correspondent. Marc Lieberman and Michael Kaplan, producer. This past week, Donald Trump cut his first deal as president-elect. He leaned on Carrier, the heating and air conditioning company, to Read More

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Apprenticeships Could Be Gateway to Middle Class

U.S. News By Katherine Peralta January 12, 2015 Hope Johnson and David Whelan divide their weeks between courses at Central Piedmont Community College and the factory floor at Siemens USA in Charlotte, North Carolina, where they’re enrolled in high-tech, European-style apprenticeships manufacturing gas and steam turbines for power plants. Johnson, 20, and Whelan, 18, are Read More