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Will stars align for Solar?

St. Charles could know this month whether Hazelwood-based Confluence Solar Inc. will locate a $200 million plant in the Fountain Lakes Commerce Center. Nadine Boon, the city’s economic development director, said she thought the decision would be made by Dec. ...

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By thinking global, Pathak hopes to help O’Fallonites shop local

Economic development is a constant juggling act of retaining established businesses and attracting new ones. The key is not to drop the ball on either front. For O'Fallon's new economic development director it is a challenge she has been preparing for since she joined the department a year ago. Shashi Pathak took on the director role Jan. 5, exactly one year after she was first hired by the city as its economic development specialist. When her predecessor Jim Curran resigned in October 2008, Pathak moved up to interim director. Curran was with the city for a little over two years.

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