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29674
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North Carolina is home to almost 600 golf courses, all of which provide significant economic and environmental benefits for the state. From legendary resorts to private clubs, golf is a North Carolina state of mind from the mountains to the coast.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p23-24, 26-27, por
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29685
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At Cherokee Investment Corp. in Raleigh, North Carolina, sustainable, green architecture is putting North Carolina on the map. The company's building is the first building in North Carolina to receive Platinum certification under the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design--LEED--rating system; one of only 61 in the world, and the first LEED-certified project in Raleigh. But with high performance and low cost, green and sustainable architecture is becoming accepted more and more in North Carolina.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p32-35, por
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29680
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North Carolina is now home to certified Audubon International golf courses. Over a dozen golf courses in the state are part of the organization's Signature and Cooperative Sanctuary program which requires course managers to adopt an environmental management plan, restricting use of fertilizers and clearing, and requiring water quality and conservation measures.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p28-30, por
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29691
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Trend-setting consumers are now interested in health and sustainability, and those in the market for North Carolina furniture are no exception. Along with encouragement from the Sustainable Furniture Council, furniture companies in the state are becoming more receptive to sustainability initiatives and environmental consciousness.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p45-47, por
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29690
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The demand for residential and commercial space in downtown Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina is rapidly increasing. To meet the demands, companies have capitalized on high-rise condominiums and mixed-use skyscrapers like the RBC Plaza and Wachovia First Street Cultural Campus.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p38-43, por
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29758
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As Guilford County's aviation cluster grows, Guilford Technical Community College is taking on the growth with T.H. Davis Aviation Center. The institution is training future workers to support the growing aviation sector and support developments at Piedmont Triad International Airport.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p50, 52, por
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29760
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A venture that has been in deliberation for more than 3 yeas is finally making headway. In collaboration between economic development and academia, the Gateway University Research Park is taking shape. Spearheaded by North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the park is intended for research and economic development.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p56-57, por
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29762
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Due to dwindling wild populations and issues with climate and space for zoos, within a decade there will only be a few places in the United States where elephants will be on exhibit. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro plans to be one of those institutions. The zoo is opening a new habitat designed to improve their ability to breed both elephants and endangered white rhinos.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p60-61, por
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29761
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The third oldest town in North Carolina, Beaufort, was once a busy fishing port. Today, a center of commercial tourism, Beaufort still holds a laid back vibe with everything from lighthouses and Civil War forts to chocolate, wine, and seafood festivals.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p58-59, por
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29759
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High Point, North Carolina is in an upward swing when it comes to economic development. In 2006 and onwards, more than 2600 new jobs were created and region the number one are for attracting new industry.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 3, Mar 2008, p54-55, por