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Report: Dallas is No. 1 in Small Business Employment and Earnings Growth Among U.S. Metros

by | Jul 5, 2022
Small business employment growth is booming in metro Dallas and Texas, with both ranked No. 1 on the Small Business Employment Watch report from Paychex and HIS Markit. Metro Dallas took the top spot among other metro regions across the U.S. in both small business employment growth and hourly earnings growth.
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Southwest Airlines Invests in Startup That’s Turning Corn Waste into Jet Fuel
by | Jun 1, 2022
As part of a Department of Energy-backed effort, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is investing in SAFFiRE Renewables, a new startup that aims to turn corn waste into sustainable aviation fuel. Once the product is fully tested, SAFFiRE says about 7.5 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel could be produced by 2040. Southwest CEO Bob Jordan calls the technology "game-changing."
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