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Council of State approves wood pellet facility at Port of Wilmington

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The Council of State has approved a lease agreement to let a wood pellet maker build a facility at the State Port of Wilmington. The North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors approved the deal with Enviva Holdings, LP last week. Full story...
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NC Ports takes step toward wood pellet business

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video New business could be burning its way into the Port of Wilmington. After months of negotiations the North Carolina Ports Authority and wood pellet company Enviva are inching closer to a partnership. Full story...
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AT&T has 250 jobs to fill in service expansion

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AT&T says it's looking to fill more than 400 openings in North Carolina, including more than 250 new jobs in dozens of locations statewide. Full story...
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UNCW graduates more than 2,000 students

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videoSpring welcomes more than just wild azaleas throughout North Carolina. It also greets college students with diplomas and the beginning of a new season in their lives. “It is a big step,” said graduate Nicholas Alfano. “I am ready to make the transition and start new.” Full story...
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Stocks surge in early trading after hiring climbs

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A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time ever. Full story...
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Films spent $278 million here, earned $69 million last year

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Film, television and commercial productions spent more than $275 million in North Carolina and employed about 14,000 people in the past fiscal year, according to NC Department of Revenue records. Full story...
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Report: 'Iron Man 3' generated $180M, 2,000 jobs in NC

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videoA new report analyzing the impact of "Iron Man 3" filming in North Carolina shows the movie is responsible for $179.8 million in spending and 2,043 jobs in the state, according to the Motion Picture Association of America. Full story...
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GE Hitachi deal to bring more jobs to area

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videoGE Hitachi says a new deal with a Virginia power company will mean its New Hanover County plant is about to grow. Full story...
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Report shows offshore drilling could be big business, but hurt fishing, tourism

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video Fishing and tourism are two multi-million dollar industries in North Carolina, but Dr. Mike Walden's new study says there could be even more money to be made if the coastline had a slightly different view featuring drilling wells. Full story...
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NC official: MetLife breaks could shut out others

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North Carolina business recruiters say a whopping package of about $100 million in state and local incentives to get MetLife Inc. to move 2,600 jobs to North Carolina could stall benefits for other companies or force lawmakers to loosen the rules. Full story...
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Ply Gem to bring 145 jobs to Fair Bluff

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Gov. Pat McCrory and NC Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Ply Gem Industries, a manufacturer of building products, will expand its operations in Columbus County. The company plans to create 145 jobs and invest $15.5 million over the next three years in Fair Bluff. Full story...
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NC unemployment rate edges up in January

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videoNorth Carolina's unemployment rate edged up in January as the state continues to grapple with job losses. Full story...
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NC poultry plant closing, more than 950 lose jobs

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videoA North Carolina poultry processor is shedding about 950 workers by closing a turkey slaughtering plant at the heart of a federal environmental crimes case. Full story...
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State conference looks at link between film and tourism industries

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video Tourism is a driving force for North Carolina's economy, and the movie and TV industry is helping fuel that economic engine. Full story...
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MetLife to move 2,600 jobs to NC from NE, Calif.

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Insurance giant MetLife Inc. is moving 2,600 jobs from offices in four Northeast states and California to North Carolina, which is offering tax and other incentives that could be worth almost $100 million. Full story...
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