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2669
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Phil Johnston, a former CEO of eight state businesses, was hired by Digital Recorders in 1990 to boost the company. Success hinges on an electronic device that automatically announces the next stop on buses.
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29149
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Across the state of North Carolina, innovation, heritage, and hard work are producing three superior products by top-notch companies: Jarrett Bay Boatworks on the coast, Thomas Built school buses in the Piedmont, and Valdese weavers in the mountains.
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36313
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Unemployment related factors discussed were housing insecurity and transportation struggles. Such factors, coupled with low wage jobs, can create a cycle of poverty hard to escape and easy to perpetuate. Such factors also ranked Charlotte on the bottom of a Harvard University-sponsored economic mobility study. On the upside to this downward spiral were individuals such as Traletta Banks, an instructor showing others how to break the cycle with options such as creating career pathways. Also part of the effort was Economic Mobility Initiative, a nonprofit helping individuals on the road to self-sufficiency overcome roadblocks such as benefits cliff.