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29820
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In Greensboro, North Carolina a commitment to entrepreneurial opportunities has been incorporated into the Greensboro Partnership Entrepreneur Initiative. This initiative seeks to blend its local resources with national and regional programs to help entrepreneurs grow like other economic development endeavors.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p23-24, por
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29819
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The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is creating the Centers of Innovation Program. The centers are designed to bring together products, companies, university research, and other assets to grow targeted industries in North Carolina.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 6, Sept/Oct 2009, p20-21, por
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29808
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There are some major updates across North Carolina's law schools. The state's two newest law schools, Elon University School of Law and the Charlotte School of Law have graduated their first classes, widening the pool of lawyers working in the state. Additionally, the Wake Forest University School of Law opened two new clinics, providing pro bono legal and business services to non-profits and small business owners, and the Innocence and Justice Clinic designed to give students an opportunity to examine causes of wrongful convictions. The University of North Carolina School of Law was ranked ninth in the nation due to clinical and pro bono programs, loan assistance, and graduates who pursue public interest. Lastly, North Carolina Central University School of Law court competition was presided over by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p50-52, por
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10009
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Biotechnology is a growing business in North Carolina, which ranks third behind California and Massachusetts in this respect. Currently over 48,000 are employed in the state, with 2,000 new jobs created annually. Knowland discusses the business of training and equipping a biotech workforce in the state.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 4, Apr 2008, p28, 30, 32-33, il
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10008
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North Carolina is transitioning economically from traditional industries like textiles and tobacco to industries in the life sciences, like biotechnology, agricultural genetics, metabolomics, and nutria-genomics. Already the state ranks first in contract research organizations in the country; second in agricultural biotechnology research; third in biomanufacturing; and fourth in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 4, Apr 2008, p18-20, 22, 24, il
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10007
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While North Carolina has many prominent women, these seven were chosen because of their dedication to their business and the surrounding community. They are Cynthia Marshall, Hilda Pinnix-Ragland, Fran Preston, Janice Brumit, Susanne Sartelle, Billie Redmond, and Susan Ivey.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 4, Apr 2008, p8-17, por
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10184
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In 1986, Monica Doss went to work for the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, an organization formed by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. At that time the organization had no other employees, and membership was around 100 companies. Stepping down as CEO in May 2008, Doss leaves the largest entrepreneurial support organization in the nation, now with 20 employees serving over 5,000 members who represent 1,100 companies.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 5, May 2008, p44-45, por
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10183
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North Carolina is a destination spot for visitors from around the country and around the world. In 2007, over 400,000 Canadians visited, and 100,000 Europeans come annually. Lynn Minges, executive director of the North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development discusses how the state markets itself to attract visitors.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 5, May 2008, p10-13, il, por
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10185
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Jim Captain, manager of Credit Suisse's Research Triangle Park location, is featured in NC MAGAZINE's executive profile. Credit Suisse is a global financial services company that advises clients in investment banking, private banking, and asset management.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 5, May 2008, p46-47, por
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10186
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This special NC Magazine county profile supplement features Cabarrus County, highlighting biotechnology, NASCAR, tourism, and the economy.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 5, May 2008, p3-26, il
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10187
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Although North Carolina is known for textiles, furniture, and biotechnology, agriculture remains the state's number one industry, accounting for $68 billion annually. However, since 1990, over a million acres of forest and farms have been lost, mostly to development, and in 2005, over 1,000 farms were lost, the most in any state. To preserve what is left the state is working on projects to help make farming more profitable.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 6, June 2008, p20-22, 24, 26, il
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10188
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The state's Specialty Crops Program, which started in 1997, fosters specialty crop production. These niche crops, or products raised for a specialized market, such as truffles, allow farmers to diversify their production.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 6, June 2008, p28-30, il
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10189
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Dean Bundschu is CEO of PrepChamps.com, an innovate Wed site that helps high school athletes mass-market themselves to college coaches via e-mail, online profiles and video clips.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 6, June 2008, p50-51, il
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10232
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Wright discusses the status of the movie industry in the state and the use of incentives by North Carolina and other states to attract business.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 7, July 2008, p26-28, il
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10234
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Austin Pittman, president and CEO of United Healthcare of the Carolinas, is featured in this month's NC Magazine “executive profile.”
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 7, July 2008, p42-43, por