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11230
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NC MAGAZINE profiles eight individuals in its annual Exceptional Women Leaders series whose work and decisions have an impact on North Carolina. They are Bev Perdue, Governor of North Carolina; Karen Albritton, president of Capstrat; Rosemary DePaolo, Chancellor, UNC-Wilmington; Nadine Hall, VP of Activewear, Hanesbrands; Carol Hevey, Executive VP, Time Warner Cable Carolinas Region; Elyse Cochran, President County Chamber of Commerce; Brenda Mills, Project Manager, City of Asheville; and Kim Saunders, President and CEO, Mechanics & Farmers Bank.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/June 2009, p8-18, 20, 22, 24-25, por
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29786
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Two unique cities combine to make Iredell County, North Carolina a successful economic driver in the Charlotte region and across the state. Statesville to the north, and Mooresville to the south provide a mix of industry and metropolitan amenities with history and culture.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p28-30, por
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29821
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In a collaboration between North Carolina A&T University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering is coming together at an opportune time. Nanotechnology is believed to have a $2.6 trillion impact on the world's economy in the coming years. The Joint School will take advantage by enhancing the talents of highly skilled workers and researchers in the manipulation of atoms and molecules to form systems with customized properties.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p26, por
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29823
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Several programs across North Carolina work to train youth in handling money. From kindergarten to high school, The north Carolina Bankers Association, NC Council on Economic Education, the North Carolina Jump-Start Coalition, Communities in Schools of North Carolina, and other local programs show children to use money properly and provide skills to last a lifetime.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 2009, p12, por
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29787
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From primary education to college-level training, Iredell County, North Carolina's public education is unrivaled. Cutting-edge initiatives like digital conversion in the classrooms, organizational innovation, performance excellent, and economic development, Mooresville Graded School District, Iredell-Statesville Schools, and Mitchell Community College are receiving accolades.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p32-34, por
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29777
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Running a small business is difficult, but the North Carolina Small Business Center Networks provides every tool possible to make the task a little easier. Operating out of all the state's 58 community colleges, the network provides workshops and guidance to help the small business sector grow throughout North Carolina.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p24-25, por
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29778
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The Gateway Technology Center in Rocky Mount, North Carolina is all that its name implies. It is gateway for college students and the public to access technology, connectivity with the rest of the state, and partnerships for economic development collaborations.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p26-28, 30, por
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29776
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It may seem easy to just replace nonrenewable energy sources with renewable ones. But in North Carolina even those sources that seem ideal for emissions have drawbacks in the form of land needs, cost, capacity, and even aesthetics.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p18, 20, por
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29789
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In fields as varied as education, government, commerce, and retail, female leaders in North Carolina are passionate, determined, and proud. Exceptional women leaders in the state include Bev Perdue--Governor of North Carolina; Karen Albritton--President, Capstrat, a Raleigh-based strategic communication firm; Rosemary DePaola--Chancellor of University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Nadine Hall--Vice President of Activewear and Hanesbrands; Carol Hevey--Exective Vice President of Time Warner Cable, Carolinas Region; Elyse Cochran--President, Gaston County Chamber of Commerce; Brenda Mills--Project Manager, City of Asheville; and Kim Saunders--President and CEO, Mechanics and Farmers Bank.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p8-18, 20, 22, 24-25, por
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29788
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With a background in political science and experience in food industry management , Rick Anicetti was a perfect fit for Food Lion. As chief operating officer, Anicetti drives home the company's core values--integrity, strong work ethic, and embracing difference--and makes sure food safety practices are of the highest quality.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p36-37, por
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29784
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To put the fruits of research and technology into the hands of the public, North Carolina universities rely on technology transfer centers. These centers, a least a dozen in the state, help North Carolina university labs get their work patented, licensed, sold or transitioned to businesses, in order to help their communities with innovations.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p16-18, 20-21, il, por
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29782
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Woolly worms are often the way North Carolinians gauge how the winter weather will react, but worms aside, skiing and winter sports in North Carolina are a big business. Mountain snow skiing contributes over $120 million to local economies each year, with added revenue from equipment and other resort entities.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p44-45, por
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29781
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The woods are a professional passion for Frank Rackley. Rackley manages the North Carolina timberlands for Weyerhaeuser near New Bern. Rackley and his employees take care of the trees throughout their life cycle, operating through high environmental standards.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p42-43, por
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29780
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In both Edgecombe and Nash counties, community colleges are striving to provide services not only to students but the community as well. Programs, initiatives, and specialties make Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College integral in their community development infrastructures.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p37-40, por
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29785
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Legislators, business leaders, and logistical experts across North Carolina are coming together to discuss the impact of transportation challenges on the state and its business community. The panel seeks to set recommendations and propose solutions for issues of taxes and infrastructure.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p24