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North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall is on a mission to fight counterfeiting. In September of 2007 there were more than 190 raids and $3.5 million in counterfeited goods collected by the Anti-Counterfeit Trademark Task Force. Counterfeited items in the state are also extending to common household goods and drugs. Marshall's fight against fakes has gotten her recognition from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for Distinguished Service.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p14-15, por
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In North Carolina, the utilities industry is lifeblood for the state's economy. Energy companies are fundamental and the total revenues reported by state power companies reached $9.6 billion.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p20-22, por
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The University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have been afforded $65 million of state funds over the next two years. Through the University Cancer Research Fund, UNC will provide the top cancer research and treatment operations in the country.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p36-38, por
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Due to one of the state's longest and most severe droughts, North Carolina businesses have reduced their water consumption. New technologies for water recycling, low-flow faucets, and adjustments to irrigation systems are just some of the ways that companies have stepped up to save water.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p31-33, por
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North Carolina is now one of the best places in the country to enjoy wine. As the wine industry has grown since 2000 with double the acres of grape vines and triple the wineries, wine tourism has also grown. An estimated 800,000 tourists come to North Carolina for the wine each year, with an economic impact of $813 million.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p52-53, por
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In communities up and down coastal North Carolina, second homes and retirement living are continuing to boom. The Inner Banks offers ideal waterfront living with access to fishing, boating, community and social events.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p44-45, por
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While the energy industry is big for North Carolina, business is important to the energy industry. North Carolina energy helps businesses be more successful by promoting energy efficiency. Energy programs in the state are diverse, from tips and newsletters to planning and distribution systems.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p24-25, por
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North Carolina power companies are moving towards renewable energy, and the state has numerous sources. From animals waste and water, to solar energy and wind, utilizing renewable energy in the state is about finding cost effective technologies that serve the greater good.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p27--29, por
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In 2006, cancer was North Carolina's leading cause of death, but the state is not sitting idly by. Cancer centers in the state are leading comprehensive research and conducting clinical trials at universities and cancer centers from the coast to the mountains.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 1, Jan 2008, p41-43, por
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