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StarNews: Corning cutting 100 salaried jobs in NC
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 6:47pm.

video Corning Inc. is cutting a total of 100 salaried positions at its three North Carolina facilities, the company said Monday.

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'Bring it! Downtown' showing signs of success
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 3:50pm.

video Members of Wilmington's "Bring it! Downtown" campaign say the last six months were a success. The group told City Council this morning it surpassed benchmarks from council while increasing membership from 42 to 71.

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Sneads Ferry experiencing building boom
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 6:00pm.

videoThe new year is bringing new business to Sneads Ferry. While some see dollar signs with new job opportunities, others say they're sad to see so much construction. To some, the sound of constructions it the sound of success. To others, it's something much different.

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County unemployment rates show big drop in Pender since Nov. '11
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 4:07pm.

video Pender County has shown the biggest improvement over the last year. The unemployment rate has dropped 2.4 points percent drop over the course of a year to 10.0 percent. That tied with two other counties for the second biggest drop in the entire state since November 2011.

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McIntyre explains vote against fiscal cliff deal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 2:30pm.

video While the Congress last night passed a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff for a couple more months, it did not get support from eastern North Carolina's representatives in the US House.

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Bill to avert fiscal cliff heads to House
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:43am.

video Legislation to avert across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts to domestic programs is headed to the House.

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Statements from Senators Burr & Hagan on fiscal cliff vote
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:37am.

video Both Senator Burr and Senator Hagan issued statements overnight regarding the Senate's fiscal cliff vote last night...

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McIntyre confident of fiscal cliff deal after Christmas
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 5:11pm.

video Hours after House Speaker John Boehner's so-called "Plan B" to solve the fiscal cliff fell apart last night, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) says he's confident a deal will be reached soon. McIntyre spoke to WWAY by phone this morning shortly after arriving home in North Carolina after the House recessed for Christmas.

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NC unemployment rate drops slightly in November
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 11:11am.

video North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped slightly in November from a month earlier as the state gained nearly 35,000 new jobs. The state Commerce Department released figures Friday showing that the rate dropped to 9.1 percent from 9.3 percent in October.

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2012 record breaking for NC film industry
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:59pm.

video North Carolina witnessed another year of record-breaking film numbers in 2012. Year-end projections show productions had direct in-state spending of more than $376 million and created more than 4,100 crew positions for the state's workforce.

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