September 25, 2012 Headlines: Foxconn riot coverage, re-branding manufacturing, and more.
al.com: Department of Labor awards University of West Alabama with a $2.2 million grant to build a skilled manufacturing training program.
Slate: Would re-branding manufacturing as "white-collar" lead more people to learn skills and pursue a career in the field?
Bloomberg: Yuan traded at nearly a 5-month high, after 2 days of declines, on optimism of pick-up in economy.
Manufacturing News via Sacramento Bee: Missouri gained manufacturing jobs over the last year.
Foxconn Riot Coverage:
Washington Post: What are the effects of the Foxconn factory closing on Apple's supply?
Washington Post: Foxconn factory re-opens despite labor groups' claims of long shifts with no time off for workers.
New York Times: Riot at Foxconn factory underscores rift in China.
New York Times: Chinese social media accounts of Foxconn riot are at odds with official reports.
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