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North Carolina employment figures for April show a slight rise in the unemployment rate, while employment in most major industries increased over the month. 
  • 27 May 2015
  • Author: Anonym
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Here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: HondaJet attracts attention to North Carolina’s aerospace cluster. . . A changing manufacturing landscape leads Procter & Gamble to move production from Puerto Rico to Greensboro. . .The Triad looks to high school apprenticeships to feed its workforce pipeline. . .A proposal to link Raleigh and Norfolk via an interstate highway through Eastern North Carolina. . .How airline decisions about routes impact local economic development.
  • 26 May 2015
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LEAD has released North Carolina's industry projections for 2012–2022, and Service Providing industries still lead the way to growth in the Tar Heel State.
  • 21 May 2015
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Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State. Furniture manufacturers are still waiting on millions in trade duties. . .North Carolina gets high marks from surveyed CEOs. . .A new revenue forecast likely means lower corporate tax rates are in the cards. . .The impact of bicycle tourism in Western North Carolina. . .UNC teams up with GlaxoSmithKline in a new effort to find a cure for AIDS.
  • 18 May 2015
  • Author: Anonym
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It will soon be summer, and for many, that means traveling to beach towns scattered along the coastline of North Carolina’s Southeast prosperity zone region. There, they will experience a diverse economy that produces more than just the catch of the day.
  • 12 May 2015
  • Author: Anonym
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In many ways, Scotland County experienced a more intense version of the changes occurring in the state during the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
  • 12 May 2015
  • Author: Josh Levy
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Just in time for your Monday mid-morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State. Winston-Salem is adapting old infrastructure for 21st century needs. . .The economic impact of North Carolina’s national parks. . .It’s hard to climb the economic ladder in Mecklenburg County. . .Talk of a new industrial “megasite” in Moncure. . .The Triangle gets exposure as a rising entrepreneurial powerhouse.
  • 11 May 2015
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Total Nonfarm employment rose in April by 223,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • 8 May 2015
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Recently released data from the 2012 Census of Governments suggest that The Great Recession was a wrecking ball in North Carolina that knocked down spending on some state and local government building projects from 2007–2012.
  • 6 May 2015
  • Author: Anonym
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It is well known that firms may choose a location for reasons including tax rates and the availability of a skilled workforce. There are other reasons beyond these commonly cited ones that are important to understand.
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