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Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight has been invited to be a panelist at the annual Indiana Economic Forum’s (IEF) conference, “Creating Opportunities for Growth.”

Former Indiana University Economist Morton Marcus invited Mayor Goodnight to participate at the annual conference. Other guest speakers include Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, Indiana Economic Development Corporation President Eric Doden and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Vice President William Testa. Read More
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LA Auto Gear Inc. has announced plans for expansion which include locating its new Midwest facility in Kokomo, Indiana. 

The company plans to utilize the formerly vacant, 10,000 square-foot, building at 317 W. Jefferson St. The near downtown Kokomo site will serve as the company’s Midwest distribution center. Read More
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Kokomo, IN was the third-ranked city in the U.S. for job growth in 2013 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. Kokomo added 2,300 jobs between August 2013, and August 2014, for a total job growth rate of 5.3 percent.

For the same period, Kokomo’s unemployment rate shrank by more than two percentage points, while its labor force increased by 1,817, as the city continues to be a best place for job seekers. Read More
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MKE Sports & Entertainment revealed the name, logo and field manager of their new Prospect League Baseball team playing at Kokomo Municipal Stadium: the Kokomo Jackrabbits.

Just under one thousand entries were submitted for the Name-the-Team contest at KokomoBaseball.com. Of those entries, 15 people chose the Jackrabbits name and one winner was randomly drawn for the $2,500 grand prize.

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