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39715
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North Carolina, cited as number one in the United States for number of tech positions held by women, was also touted as providing a comparably hospitable working environment for them. Women in the tech industry attesting to such a work environment included Kimberly Jenkins, co-founder and CEO of Rewriting the Code, a nonprofit supporting women in technology at the undergraduate level.
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39726
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A National Science Foundation grant-funded study examined the relationship between these factors: an economy driven by industries such as tourism and defense; public policies; a 301-mile shoreline vulnerable to elevating sea levels and more frequent hurricanes. The study’s goal: predict how culminated climatic changes will impact people’s receptiveness to buying property in counties such as Dare, Carteret, and New Hanover.
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39723
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Retired fisherman Neal “Nicky” Harvey was inspired to put his crab pots to another good use: as foundation for artificial Christmas trees. This decoration is perhaps something only an individual from a fishing village could have created. Sold to a Smyrna businessman and revamped as an online venture, this Carteret County native’s merchandise has found appeal the world over, from countries such as Japan.