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13081
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Although it will have a particular impact on business and industry, the ability of North Carolina's electric utilities to supply adequate power to everyone in the state could be in jeopardy. One reason is that construction of new generating capacity has come to a near standstill. Shaw examines what this could mean in the decade ahead.
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In this first in a series of reports on government issues affecting business in the state, Shaw discusses the proposed North Carolina severance tax. If passed, the law would place a levy on anything taken out of the ground; this would have a large impact on mining companies, brick companies, and anybody using such products. Mining companies say it would affect their ability to compete, and mining companies considering relocation to North Carolina might be deterred by such a tax.
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13305
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Carl Horn, who will retire on April 30 as chief executive officer of Duke Power Co., looks back on the challenges and pressures of running the state's largest electric utility.
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13311
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Shaw discusses the growth of one of North Carolina's foremost industries - the insurance industry.
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14031
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Where the Wright Brothers once flew, hang gliders from Nags Head-based Kitty Hawk Kites now soar from Jockey's Ridge on the Outer Banks. John Harris and partner Ralph Buxton began their business ten years ago even though many were skeptical of its success. Now, a decade later, Kitty Hawk Kites is the world's largest hang gliding school and kite retailer in the East.
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14048
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This month's BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA community profile features the city of Charlotte.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan 1984, p28-30, 32, 34, 36-38, 40 , il Periodical Website
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14939
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Partners J. Shields Harvey, Jim Hance, and Charles Dickson purchased Charlotte-based Consolidated Coin Caterers Corp. in 1985. The company has over 10,000 drink, food, and cigarette vending machines in plants, offices, and hospitals. 4C's, as it is known, expects to gross $44 million in 1986. Shaw discusses what is involved in running a company with over 3,500 locations, more than 200 routes, a fleet of 300 vehicles, and a workforce of 750.
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15042
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C. D. Spangler, Jr., construction company executive and chairman of the state school board, is the new president of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina System. He replaces William Friday who held the position for thirty years. Spangler discusses his new position, which is unique as he has no formal training as an educator or academic administrator.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 6 Issue 8, Aug 1986, p14-16, 18-19, por Periodical Website
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15043
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Shaw discusses how becoming president of the University of North Carolina System will affect C. D. Spangler, Jr.'s private life, such as leaving longtime friends in the construction and banking industry, less time for New York theater trips with his wife and camping trips with friends.
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A former tobacco executive's estate in Winston-Salem was renovated and converted into the Graylyn Conference Center. Once the second largest residence in the state belonging to Bowman Gray Sr., of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., the home was donated to the Bowman Gray School of Medicine, and is now part of Wake Forest University. School officials decided to preserve the home and mix academics with a hotel setting to create a modern conference center for visiting scholars.
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19228
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After 17 years of planning and heated debate in the legislature, the North Carolina Museum of Art opened in its new location in 1983. The museum is located west of Raleigh on a 164 acre plot and the 181,300 square foot building cost $15.75 million. It was designed by Edward Durrell Stone, designer of such notable structures as the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
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North Carolina Architect (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 32 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1984, p24-28, il
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14022
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There are over one hundred publicly held companies in North Carolina. Business North Carolina ranks the top thirty because they account for a substantial part of the state's business activity. The companies are ranked according to a variety of statistics.
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24409
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The Binswanger Company, a development and real estate company, has been conducting business in North Carolina for years. This article discusses the success of the business and its plan for the future.