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1353
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Strong private sector job creation in the second quarter of the fiscal year (Oct.-Dec.) has state withholdings and sales tax revenues running ahead of projections, perhaps providing legislators with as much as a $240 million surplus this spring.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 12, Dec 1993, p1-31, il
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2122
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While agricultural and manufacturing jobs have declined over the last twenty years, such other job sectors as government, retail, and service have grown, enabling the state to post a $650 million trade surplus
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3836
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A feature of the Economic Opportunity Act provides new tax credits for businesses that create jobs in blighted urban areas. About fifty cities in the state, including Greenville and Kinston, have identified areas of this type.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 9, Sept 1998, p16, il
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15961
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As a result of the recent federal welfare reform legislation, welfare recipients are being forced to find jobs. At the same time, the strong growth of the economy is leaving many Americans behind. Planners need to consider new ways to connect unemployed and underemployed people to jobs.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Winter 1998, p4-12
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24977
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A local Charlotte barber is giving classes cutting hair. They classes provide those who may not have a highest level of education with a way to earn an honest living.
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28504
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Recycling plastic bottles creates jobs for North Carolinians. Several recycling centers across the state turn old bottles into fabric fibers. The fibers can be used for a variety of products including t-shirts and car seat covers. The bottles are in such high demand that the Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council has started a campaign to increase the recycling of plastic bottles to support local manufacturers and businesses.
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32010
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Since 1963, the W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir near Wilkesboro has benefitted the area by providing flood protection along the Yadkin River, as well as recreational opportunities and jobs. Operation Mainstream, a work-study program for the chronically unemployed, provides workers from Wilkes County to help clean up the debris left by the flood waters contained by the reservoir. In exchange, the workers get a paycheck, work counseling, and a basic education.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 3, Mar 1971, p8-9, il, por Periodical Website
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36263
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UNC system research and startup businesses generated over 2.6 billion dollars and created over 28,000 jobs. Also yielded were medical advancements such as gene therapy, businesses like GI Therapeutics, Inc., and protective measures of the state’s ecosystems aimed to improve oyster growth.
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36309
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Giving a considerable kick-start to America’s economy and job development is small businesses. Experts are hopeful the recent uptick in entrepreneurial ventures will bring the needed economic and occupational boost. The author believes this trend’s continuation includes making establishment of innovative and disruptive businesses possible for the next generation. Hood believed this was possible through activities such as entrepreneurship education programs through 4-H clubs and the Raleigh Children’s Business Fair.