Business

4:18pm

Thu June 9, 2011
Business

Union Workers Cry Foul Over New S.C. Boeing Plant

Originally published on Thu June 9, 2011 8:11 pm

Construction crews work to finish Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner assembly plant in North Charleston, S.C. The company plans to start assembling planes here in July and will provide 1,000 nonunion jobs.
Boeing

A new Boeing plant in South Carolina is the subject of a legal battle that's playing out across the South and in Congress.

The controversy is over Boeing's decision to assemble its fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner in nonunion South Carolina instead of in Washington state, where it has built planes for decades.

The company says South Carolina offered a lot of incentives to get the plant, but the union says Boeing broke the law and violated workers' rights.

Plant Timeline Not Affected

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3:04pm

Tue June 7, 2011
Agriculture

Colorado Exports Continue Upward Trend

Photo by Kirk Siegler

So far this year, exports of Colorado agricultural goods are up by more than 30% compared to the same period last year.  That’s according to new statistics by the Colorado Department of Agriculture. 

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2:07pm

Tue June 7, 2011
The Two-Way

NBC Bids Billions And Retains Olympic TV Franchise

NBC beat out rivals Fox and ABC/ESPN Tuesday to win yet again the gold medal franchise in sports broadcasting.

And it cost the veteran Olympic broadcaster an average of $1 billion dollars an Olympics for the four winter and summer games from 2014 through 2020.

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3:30pm

Mon June 6, 2011
The Two-Way

NBC's Olympic TV Dynasty Challenged In Rights Bidding

The International Olympic Committee is listening to pitches and accepting bids Monday and Tuesday for exclusive rights to broadcast the Olympics in the United States.

American broadcast rights are the single biggest revenue generator for the IOC and the bidding underway in Lausanne, Switzerland, has ABC/ESPN and Fox challenging NBC for its lock on the 10 most recent summer and winter games.

The IOC is hoping for a deal totaling more than $4 billion for four Olympics, beginning with the Sochi, Russia, Winter Games in 2014. That would be the biggest TV rights deal ever.

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5:29am

Thu June 2, 2011
Business Report

New Phase for Kodak Campus in Windsor

Demolition began earlier this week on four buildings on the Kodak campus in Windsor. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about what’s behind the deconstruction.

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