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Manufacturers and residents in Columbus, Ind., depend on open borders to move both products and people.
The deal hinged on $7 million in state tax credits — some of which came from a rarely used fund for job retention. And now it has manufacturers wondering what the deal might mean for them.
Donald Trump used his Twitter account to lash out at Chuck Jones, the union official in Indiana who said Trump lied about the Carrier deal. Jones thinks Trump took credit for saving some jobs that were never at risk.
Now, there is great interest in how Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence persuaded the company to reverse its decision.
Conditions include plans to protect animal species and to prevent oil spills.
Federal fisheries researchers says their survey found about 10 billion scallops in waters off Delaware and southern New Jersey. They're predicting a boom for the nation's most valuable fishery.