At the request of the White House, Mayor Richard J. Berry is attending a summit today at the White House in Washington, DC with selected Mayors from around the country to look closely at strategies for competitiveness in manufacturing in our nation’s cities.
Mayors representing manufacturing communities across the United States will have the chance to discuss strategies for competitiveness in manufacturing with Senior Administration officials including National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling, Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, and Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
The anticipated job growth is largely contributed to the availability of a skilled work force and low overall operating costs are among the metro area’s strengths that companies cite as influential to their decisions to expand or move into Albuquerque, that according to a recent issue of Site Selection Investment Profile magazine.
The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and the National Economic Council sponsor this event.
The movie “50 to 1″ about the Kentucky Derby-winning horse from New Mexico will soon hit the big screen.
It tells the story of Mine That Bird, the horse owned by a Roswell group that ended up on a journey of a lifetime when Bird qualified for the Kentucky Derby.
The movie stars Skeet Ulrich and Christian Kane who are set to be at the premiere at the Kimo Theater in Albuquerque on March 19.
“50 to 1″ will be released nationwide March 21.
Mine That Bird retired a year after winning the Run for the Roses as a 50-to-1 shot four years ago.
KREZ-TV Durango, Colorado is back on air after a power problem knocked it off Tuesday.
KRQE-TV engineers worked Tuesday to reestablish power.
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Expect a bright day today with mostly sunny skies and a high near 59. Make sure you’re ready for some wind too. It’ll be blowing at five to 10 miles per hour, coming from the southeast during the day. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 33. Wind will stay around the same speed, just coming from the south during the evening and night hours.
Have a great day and stay warm,
Kristen Van Dyke