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North Carolina companies are finding new ways to provide child care services for their employees.
The North Carolina \"Adopt-A-Highway\" campaign, in which businesses volunteer to pick up trash along a two-mile stretch of highway a minimum of four times a year, is proving a success.
Adopt-A-Highway is the North Carolina Department of Transportation's program to improve highway cleanliness. Under the plan businesses volunteer to adopt a two-mile stretch of highway and keep it litter free. In just over a year, one thousand businesses have signed up. The state puts up an Adopt A Highway sign with the name of the business keeping that particular stretch clean underneath it. First Citizens Banks leads the program with over 300 miles adopted.
Demand for natural gas is soaring in North Carolina. Trent discusses the outlook in the 1990s with top executives from the state's three largest gas companies. The companies are Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. (Charlotte); Public Service Company of North Carolina, Inc. (Gastonia); and North Carolina Natural Gas Corporation (Fayetteville).