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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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29807
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In light of the proposed legislation, Employee Free Choice Act, or the union card check legislation, North Carolina lawyers are urging employers and employees in the state to educate themselves and their elected officials on the three major impacts. These impacts would include the elimination of the secret-ballot election in union organization, requirement of negotiation within 10 days, and an increase in penalties for federal labor violations on employers but not unions.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p46-49, por
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29811
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Those Girls, LLC, owners of Window on the Park, a downtown Asheville special event venue, are proving that even in an upset economy, high energy entrepreneurs are a force to be reckoned with. In working with the local communities and taking advantage of local resources, the owners and operators of Those Girls, LLC are proving positive for downtown Asheville.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p64-66, por
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29810
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Even during fluctuating circumstances, manufacturing remains a bedrock of North Carolina's economy. And manufacturing in the state has been diversifying, with new industries such as medical and defense manufacturing taking up the slack when textiles and wood products phased out.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p60-61, 63, por
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29809
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Thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, North Carolina will receive more than $700 million for road construction and transportation infrastructure improvements. Job contract to fix roads and other infrastructure will also help provide thousands of jobs across the state.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 4, May/Jun 2009, p54-56, 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