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32320
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The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Central Piedmont Community College have generated a unique program for improving the supply of skilled labor in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. The community college is helping businesses by providing workers training in technical and trade areas, such as welding and metal work. Several Charlotte welding firms are already beginning intensive drives to recruit people for classes at the community college.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 4, Apr 1969, p33-34, il, por
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32315
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W. Trent Ragland, Jr., is the President of Superior Stone Company, as well as the National Crushed Stone Association. This article describes Ragland’s background growing up in Raleigh, his business career, and professional achievements. Ragland also discusses his views on North Carolina highway construction, aggregate materials used in construction, and zoning regulations.
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32316
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Luther Hodges is the former North Carolina Governor and Secretary of Commerce. Since his retirement in 1965, he has remained an active businessman serving as Chairman of the Research Triangle Foundation and a board member of five of the country’s larger corporations. In this article, Luther discusses his current activities, his experiences as Governor, and his views on modern public issues.
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32317
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Governor Scott proposed in the legislative budget to increase the gross premium tax on insurance companies doing business in North Carolina. The state’s life insurance industry believes this is an undue tax burden, which would further result in driving off investment capital from the state, placing the domestic life insurance industry at a further disadvantage in competing with out-of-state firms.
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32319
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Roy G. Sowers, Jr. of Sanford is Director of the North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development. In an interview, Sowers discusses the department’s mission to both develop and conserve natural resources. He also discusses the issues facing the state’s coastal and marine resources, commercial fishing, and industrial development.
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32318
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Stanford R. Brookshire retires this July as Charlotte’s mayor after four busy terms. In this article, Brookshire discusses current and future conditions in Charlotte’s economy, municipalities, development, and growth.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 4, Apr 1969, p26-47, il, por