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7297
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John F. Blair founded John F. Blair, Publisher in Winston-Salem, in 1954, with a primary focus on books about North Carolina. When Blair died in 1986, Carolyn Sakowski had been with the company for nine months. She and a colleague approached the heirs with a plan to keep the publishing company running. John F. Blair, Publisher, repositioned itself with a focus on books from and about the Southeast. Sakowski has been company president since 1992. In 2003, the company had sales of more than $1 million and will soon publish its 400th title.
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7295
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Best Doctors, Inc., is a Boston-based company that rates physicians. Its approach is unique. The company asks practicing physicians what specialists they would go to if they needed to see a doctor. Best Doctors then verifies these recommended doctors' licenses and board certifications and checks for any disciplinary actions against them. The company then asks the doctors a series of questions about their experience, practice, and research. Business North Carolina lists doctors in the state who made the list in twenty-one specialties, including cardiovascular, infectious disease, nephrology, and ophthalmology.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 24 Issue 7, July 2004, p52-54, 56, 58, 60, 62-67, il Periodical Website
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7296
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The gambling casino owned by North Carolina's Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians benefits the tribe economically. A study conducted by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-Pembroke assesses the economic assets of and opportunities for the state's seven other recognized tribes. Sylvia H. Pate, director of the Regional Center for Economic, Community and Professional Development at UNC-Pembroke and co-author of the study, discusses the study's findings.
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7298
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Richard Bryant, co-founder with Bobby Edgerton of Raleigh's Capital Investments, became the first chairman of the North Carolina Securities Industry Association in February 2004. The new trade association has twenty members who work for companies such as BB&T Investments and Central Carolina Bank. The non-profit association will provide networking opportunities for securities dealers, promote North Carolina's securities industry and lobby legislators.
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7299
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David Hauser, who has worked for Duke Energy Corp. for thirty-one years, was named the company's chief financial officer in February 2004. Hauser started with what was then Duke Power in 1973 as an accountant. He was named comptroller in 1987 and was senior vice-president and treasurer before assuming his present position.