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Monday, September 18, 2017

Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: eastern North Carolina plans for a new interstate. . . Both Charlotte and Raleigh are “aggressively pursuing” new Amazon headquarters. . . ECU leads a new initiative to promote rural prosperity. read more ...

Friday, September 15, 2017

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged percent from July’s revised rate of 4.1 percent. read more ...

Monday, September 11, 2017

Different research articles have different conclusions about the rate of automation and its impact on future work. This article explores a new approach developed by ITIF by seeing how it operates in North Carolina. read more ...

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Just in time for your Tuesday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: Asheville’s restaurant sector contends with a labor shortage and high cost of living. . . The impact of rising sea levels on North Carolina’s coastal communities. read more ...

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