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4933
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\"It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it,\" is an oft-used quote. Hajian chronicles on the job experiences of James Rucker, who shuts off power of non-paying customers in Statesville; Liz Davis of Smithfield, who listens to complaints about utilities; and Chris Cockman and James Evans, who keep the sewer lines clear at all hours in Southern Pines.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 51 Issue 1, Jan 2001, p1, 8-9, il
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Record #:
36244
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Reducing recidivism for ex-offenders were programs such as the NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES). Through this program, they earn a Lean Manufacturing Certificate. Attesting to the success of this program were statistics related to job growth and economic impact. Asserting its necessity were statistics related to the likelihood of recidivism in the absence of employment.
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36273
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Economic and occupational growth in the Tarheel State, partly because of sectors such as banking and higher education, has fed what Hood called North Carolina Exceptionalism. What may be less obvious to those on both side of the political spectrum is the role that the Republican and Democrat parties have played in the growth of such sectors, whether for credit or blame.