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5508
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Eastern North Carolina traditionally has been an agricultural area, with industrialization a later development. Former Governor James B. Hunt describes what must be done, including improving education, providing job skills training, and building infrastructure, to keep this area from falling behind the rest of the state.
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5511
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North Carolina's manufacturing sector, including textile, apparel, and furniture making, is losing jobs; however, jobs are increasing in the government and service sectors. The article includes a ranking of the state's largest for-profit employers. Wal-Mart heads the list with 39,900 employees.
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5509
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Nine of the forty-one counties in Eastern North Carolina are among the twenty poorest counties in the country. It is a section of the state that has been left behind. Martin discusses what it will take to turn things around in the East.
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5510
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The state's one hundred counties are profiled using economic indicators, including population, civilian labor force, per-capita income, farm earnings, and retail sales.
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5512
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The state's one hundred counties are divided into seven economic regions for the purpose of promoting each region to prospective employers. Counties within each region are profiled over a twenty-year period in terms of population, per-capita income, employment, and retail sales.
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5513
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The February issue of BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA discusses the status of the state's economic sectors, including agriculture, banking, construction, furniture, health care, high-tech, insurance, pharmaceuticals, retail, textiles/apparel, transportation, travel/tourism, and utilities.