Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Business North Carolina Vol. 26 Issue 5, May 2006
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Globalization has been hard on some of North Carolina's traditional industries, such as textiles. This article discusses how various business, including IBM, are now owned by China and how U.S. consumers have created a trade imbalance by buying cheaper foreign goods.
Illegal immigration is suppressing wages in North Carolina, but it is also creating new undercuts, which help businesses flourish. Without Hispanics, the state economy would come to a standstill because people would pay more for foreign goods rather than make them in the United States.
Mark Packer is a radio talk show host at WFNZ-AM in Charlotte's South End. He delivers sports news and generated an impressive following of his 'Primetime with Packman,' which has spread to ten stations across the Carolinas.
The author presents the histories of various lighthouses on the North Carolina coast.