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The U.S. Census Bureau’s OnTheMap tool has published its 2013 figures for commuting patterns. Here’s a look at what’s been happening with county commuting trends in North Carolina since 2003.

  • 31 August 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 2292
Just in time for your Monday morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State: North Carolina ranks low on corporate headquarter taxes…an interview with departing Community College System President Scott Ralls…a call to develop the I-70 and I-17 corridors…rural broadband expansion…North Carolina is the sixth most visited state.
  • 31 August 2015
  • Author: Anonym
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New report estimates the impact of the military on the North Carolina economy and details the state's large and important military presence, including its impacts on the private sector.
  • 24 August 2015
  • Author: Josh Levy
  • Number of views: 3098
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: Durham/Chapel Hill commuters are increasingly ditching their cars. . . North Carolina State’s Hunt Library gets accolades. . . North Carolina’s corn crop is in trouble.
  • 24 August 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 2010
North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.9 percent over June's revised rate of 5.8 percent.
  • 21 August 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1975
Just in time for your Monday morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State. North Carolina is a craft beer powerhouse. . . Foreign investment in our state. . . Tracking North Carolina’s emergence as a population center. . . Tourism spending on the rise in 97 counties. . . The Triangle high-tech job market is red hot.
  • 14 August 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 1961
Significant increases in broadband availability have been achieved in recent decades; however, some groups have benefited more from these increases than others. The present article explores the digital divide in North Carolina. 
North Carolina’s unemployment rate has increased from a low of 5.3 percent in February to 5.8 percent in June. What does this tell us about the state’s labor market? This article explores several possible explanations and refutes some common myths about this emerging economic trend.
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: How local economic development plays out in struggling Scotland County. . . North Carolina banks hold their own against the competition. . . Charlotte’s housing market is on fire. . . The disparate fortunes of the inner and outer Triangle region. . . Tourism is driving a burgeoning wine and grape industry in North Carolina.
  • 7 August 2015
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 2498
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