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29659
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The headquarters of major national banks are located across North Carolina. Given the state's historic support of financial services, key leadership, and the fuel for growth have led North Carolina to be the capital of banking.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p16-21, por
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Once known for textiles and tobacco, North Carolina is now renowned for technology. From computers and software to pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and research trials, top companies in technology and biotechnology are calling the state, particularly the Research Triangle Park, home.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p10, 12-15, por
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If you have been to a Durham baseball game, flown in or out of Raleigh/Durham International Airport, or worked in a lab on several North Carolina university campuses, then you are already familiar with the architectural work of Phil Freelon. Freelon, of the Freelon Group, wants the architecture firm to be known for its creative use of light and joy. This themes can also be seen in the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, and the Durham County Human Service Complex.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p46-48, por
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29662
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Union County is using its strengths to bring is residents and tourists. With a nod to its agrarian society, Union County promotes its horse farms and equestrian activities as a noted tourism arena for the area. Along with these, symphony, theater, and museums offer attractions as well.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p32, 34, por
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29663
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Businesses in North Carolina are aware of the connection between health and productivity. Along with the help of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, companies are utilizing wellness programs and health screenings through hired nursing staff, to provide support for their employees.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p36, 38, por
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29664
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The Independent College Fund of North Carolina collects money from state businesses that then goes to North Carolina student tuition at 26 participating private institutions. During its 2006-2007 campaign, the Fund gathered more than $1.6 million in donations from over 100 North Carolina foundations and companies.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p40, 42, 44-45, por
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29661
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East of Charlotte, North Carolina, Union County is riding a wave of growth and investment. With a record $ 303.6 million in investments for businesses like metal alloy manufacturing and helicopter parts production, Union County is becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the state and the nation.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p26, 28-30, por
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29660
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Although North Carolina is the home of some of the nation's largest banking leaders, there is still room for community banks across the state. Community banks in small towns are still an important part of banking in North Carolina, making money and investments while catering to locals and local businesses.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p22-23, por
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Asheville, North Carolina has seen a tremendous surge in locally owned businesses, art galleries, and art studios in the last decade. The city's downtown also features a vibrant nightlife, along with upscale dining and accommodations, bringing an urban-feel to the mountain top.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p50-51, por
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29667
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Across North Carolina, more than 100 hunting preserves offer an opportunity for hunters to keep an eye out for quail. At these preserves, quail habitats are maintained and managed so that groups can continue to take part in a sustainable Carolina tradition.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p52-53, por
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