Associated Press Published 12:20 p.m. ET March 17, 2019


A group of business leaders, elected officials and others haven’t given up on Amazon building a headquarters in New York City, and have sent an open letter to CEO Jeff Bezos urging him to reconsider the decision to abandon the effort. (March 1) AP

ARLINGTON, Va. – Protesters repeatedly shouted “shame” as a northern Virginia county board Saturday unanimously approved a $23 million incentives package for to build a there.

The Arlington County Board’s 5-0 vote came after hours of heated public testimony, news outlets reported.

Supporters said Amazon’s plan to build a massive facility in Crystal City will lead to tens