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4905
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In an interview with Business North Carolina, newly elected governor Mike Easley discusses a variety of issues, including campaign-finance reform in North Carolina, what he looks for in a new secretary of commerce, how to bring new jobs to rural areas and protect the environment there at the same time, and a state lottery.
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4908
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While tobacco was a billion dollar crop in 2000, its future remains uncertain. Meanwhile, cotton, North Carolina's number two crop, is closing in on the top spot. In 2000, 1.45 million bales were produced, a 71 percent increase from 1999, and revenues were $417 million, a 78 percent increase from 1999. Cotton is popular with farmers because of the stability of its price and because there is no limit in the amount that can be grown.
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4906
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The state's largest one hundred employers are ranked. In 1991, Sara Lee Corp., with 22,000 workers, and Food Lion with 21,700 ranked first and second. In 2001, Delhaize America, Inc., ranks first with 36,405 employees and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. holds second with 33,400.
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4907
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The economic vitality of the state's one hundred counties is profiled with data that includes 2000 civilian labor force statistics, per capita income, building permits, and population on food stamps.
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