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German vocational training could be coming to the U.S.

Aug 29, 2014
Manufacturing states like North Carolina hope to create similar apprenticeship programs.
Posted In: North Carolina, vocational training, Germany, manufacturing

North Carolina weighs the future of filming tax breaks

Aug 12, 2014
Some hail state tax breaks for the movie industry, but its future is in doubt.
Posted In: film industry, hollywood, North Carolina, tax subsidy

North Carolina arrests highlight religious debate on poverty

Jul 8, 2013
Supporters of social service cuts and "Moral Monday" protesters both cite the Bible to explain their views on helping the poor.
Posted In: Moral Monday, North Carolina, religion, poverty

Timber industry goes after green LEED certification

May 30, 2013
The timber industry is challenging the sustainable forestry certification of the LEED green-building program state by state.
Posted In: LEED, Environment, timber industry, North Carolina

Sometimes even banks want to 'walk away' from a home

Feb 22, 2013
In some working-class neighborhoods with cheap housing, the banks actually lose money on a foreclosure. So it’s cheaper to do nothing.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure, North Carolina

Google search in North Carolina: Jobs

Nov 13, 2012
Struggling N.C. county lures Google facility with incentives. Were they worth it?
Posted In: Google, North Carolina, Jobs

A Law Protecting Teachers from Cyber Bullying, and New York City's Hottest Tech Ticket

Sep 19, 2012
North Carolina is taking a hard line against kids who bully teachers online. And every month New York Tech Meetup sells out in just four minutes...and the theater's a big one at NYU. Venture capitalists are here along with engineers, designers, and start ups both theoretical and already online.
Posted In: Tech, meetup, North Carolina, education law

Training for new manufacturing skill requirements

Sep 11, 2012
North Carolina community colleges work with local companies on which job skills to teach students.
Posted In: North Carolina, manufacturing

Father, son differ on impact of election

Sep 6, 2012
Two decades after he moved to North Carolina's Research Triangle from Russia, Dmitiri Moundous started a new business called Alera Labs, and his son Gene, is among his first employees. One intends to vote. The other...
Posted In: North Carolina, Small Business, 2012 election

North Carolina farmer ties success to immigration

Sep 5, 2012
Cotton grower thinks immigration reform will help farm workers become upwardly mobile.
Posted In: North Carolina, faming, Immigration

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