Leoneda Inge is Changing Economy Reporter for North Carolina Public Radio.


Features by Leoneda Inge

US hopes grants will spur apprenticeships

The Labor Department wants companies to train students for jobs that pay well.
Posted In: apprenticeships, job training, vocational high school

How tobacco farms are going organic

The federal program designed to help tobacco farmers transition from the depression-era quota system to the free market has officially ended.
Posted In: tobacco, Organic farming, North Carolina

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

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

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

Sony streams PlayStation games online

Sony hopes to grow its audience by streaming classic games to Bravia TVs.
Posted In: playstation, Sony, games
Misha Neal

Competitive swimming struggles to stay afloat

Parents and kids often overlook swimming when choosing an organized sport.
Posted In: swimming, Sports, competition, kids

TSA crowdsources crowd problems

The airport security agency offers a prize to keep its "fast-lane" program fast.
Posted In: TSA, crowdsourcing, air travel
Shawneeka Woodard fills out a job form at the Diversity Job Fair at a New York City hotel in 2008.

Why it's so difficult to break the glass ceiling

New study shows women and minority leaders are discouraged from hiring diversity.
Posted In: diversity, minority, women in management
Gaming competition

Gamers, want to win $10 million dollars?

ESPN 3 carries a $10 million gaming contest in Seattle.
Posted In: gaming, espn, contest

Pop up ads lack impact

Mobile phone ads work best for practical items like cars and refrigerators.
Posted In: mobile ads, mobile devices, advertising


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