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Poll shows bipartisan support for NC film incentives
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:51am.

A new poll of North Carolina voters shows support for continuing the state's film incentives, including broader support among Republicans than Democrats.

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CastleBranch planning job fair to fill 70 jobs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:30pm.

videoA Wilmington company is planning a job fair later this month to fill dozens of openings. CastleBranch has 70 positions open in its sales department.

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Commerce secretary says film plan gives counties option, some local leaders not so sure
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 3:19pm.

videoGov. Pat McCrory proposed a new plan for film incentives in his budget plan. Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-18th District) says the plan introduced in a budget bill Thursday definitely raises concerns. Meanwhile New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield says the plan creates a local burden.

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Castle Branch shows off new headquarters
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 3:08pm.

videoNC Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker was in Wilmington today to check out Castle Branch and how the company is making good on its promise to create hundreds of jobs with the help of state and local incentives.

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April unemployment rate falls to 6.2 percent in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 10:26am.

videoMore people are in the job market in North Carolina and more are finding work as the state's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month.

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McCrory pits teacher pay, film incentives during budget pitch
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:48pm.

videoAs the Short Session got under way, the governor stole the show unveiling his budget proposal that will be the focus of the Short Session. It included the much talked about raises for teachers and for state employees, as well as cuts to the university system.

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New kind of Walmart store opens in Surf City
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 11:23am.

videoSurf City is now home to a new Walmart, but this Walmart is a little different than what you are probably used to. It's music to Walmart shoppers' ears in Pender County.

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Job outlook good for UNCW
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:50pm.

videoFamily and friends filled Trask Coliseum for the first two of four commencement ceremonies at UNCW. About 2,000 UNCW students will have turned their tassles today, taking their education to the next level.

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Film industry employee writes letter to the governor
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:11pm.

videoOne local employee of the film industry is taking matters of the tax incentive into her own hands. Dale Williams sent a letter to Governor Pat McCrory asking for a meeting to discuss the future of film employees in our state.

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Rally pushes for continuation of NC film incentives
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 05/04/2014 - 10:58pm.

videoFilm equals jobs. That's what hundreds of people were chanting at today's NC Film rally downtown. Film industry employees and supporters worried about their future came out in full force. Organizers says more than 1,000 people turned out.

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