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for NC Magazine Vol. 49 Issue 5, May 1991
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California and Massachusetts may boast high tech corridors, but North Carolina is rapidly becoming a hotbed of high-technology research and development. Fiber optic cables, digital networks, super computers, and software are all being manufactured in North Carolina, making the state's national and international contribution to industries such as telecommunications top of the list.
The economic impact of Interstate Highway 40 is highly anticipated for those in six counties that the highway traverses between Raleigh and Wilmington, North Carolina. Along this corridor, residents are hoping for widespread growth in jobs due to tourism, retail, and other services.
In Rose Hill, North Carolina, Murphy Farms, the world's largest producer of pork, has become a multi-state and multi-million dollar company. Across this sprawling operation in Duplin County, pigs are housed in state-of-the-art facilities and raised with modern technology.