KDBC | Local 4 News http://www.kdbc.com/feeds/economy.rss en Dollar stores joining forces http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/dollar-stores-joining-forces <p>If everything in its stores costs a buck, it will take 8.5 billion items sold for Dollar Tree stores to buy rival Family Dollar.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/dollar-stores-joining-forces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy National News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:29:49 +0000 alitton 47392 at http://www.kdbc.com West hiring more than 300 new employees http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/west-hiring-more-300-new-employees <p>West is hosting a job fair to hire for more than 300 full-time and part-time Sales Associate positions in El Paso.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/west-hiring-more-300-new-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:01:54 +0000 mgonzalez 45560 at http://www.kdbc.com New tax rate effective July 1st in Las Cruces http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/new-tax-rate-effective-july-1st-las-cruces <p>The City of Las Cruces reminds business owners and residents that the Gross Receipts Tax collected on the sale of goods and services will increase from the current 7.5625% to 7.9375% on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/new-tax-rate-effective-july-1st-las-cruces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:34:10 +0000 mgonzalez 45397 at http://www.kdbc.com EPE largest solar facility now completed http://www.kdbc.com/news/epe-largest-solar-facility-now-completed <p>El Paso Electric (EPE) welcomes the completion and commercial operations of Macho Springs, the largest solar facility on EPE&rsquo;s system.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/epe-largest-solar-facility-now-completed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Economy Local News Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:40:17 +0000 mgonzalez 44612 at http://www.kdbc.com City revises 'hire El Paso first' ordinance http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/city-revises-hire-el-paso-first-ordinance <p>The Sun City puts local businesses first. That&rsquo;s a promise El Paso City Council is making -- and now they&#39;re backing it up -- putting their money where their mouth is.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/city-revises-hire-el-paso-first-ordinance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Wed, 28 May 2014 16:47:15 +0000 krecede 43268 at http://www.kdbc.com Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/motorcyclist-seriously-injured-crash <p>A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash Saturday evening. The wreck happened shortly before 6p.m. Saturday on Flager St. near Montana in Far East El Paso County.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/motorcyclist-seriously-injured-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Sun, 27 Apr 2014 04:38:05 +0000 sramirez 41138 at http://www.kdbc.com PMN awards $500,000 for community projects http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/pmn-awards-500000-community-projects <p>Organizations looking for new ways to vitalize their communities have a new opportunity available.</p> <p> The PNM Fund of the PNM Resources Foundation has created a new grant program, PNM Power Up Grants.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/pmn-awards-500000-community-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Statewide News Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:50:57 +0000 mgonzalez 39678 at http://www.kdbc.com Workforce Solutions helps community find jobs http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/workforce-solutions-helps-community-find-jobs <p>Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande will be hosting its Job-A-Thon this Wednesday, April 2nd, from 10 am to 7 pm.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/workforce-solutions-helps-community-find-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:07:13 +0000 mgonzalez 39611 at http://www.kdbc.com Two companies will close, lay off employees http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/two-companies-will-close-lay-employees <p>Two businesses in El Paso will close their doors.<br /> United Blood Systems Inc., will close on April 11. The call center in Tempe, AZ will be expanding their facility and taking over operations.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/two-companies-will-close-lay-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:02:48 +0000 JYu 38790 at http://www.kdbc.com UMC foundation receives $15,000 grant http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/umc-foundation-receives-15000-grant <p>University Medical Center Foundation received a $15,000 grant from the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation to support the &ldquo;Sobreviviendo El Cancer/Surviving Cancer&rdquo; program.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.kdbc.com/news/economy/umc-foundation-receives-15000-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy Local News Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:41:52 +0000 mgonzalez 38642 at http://www.kdbc.com