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Economy

New chief looking to grow state ports

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videoThe North Carolina Ports Authority has a new executive director. On his second day on the job, Paul Cozza, who comes to the Port City from the Boston area, says he is excited to get started. Full story...
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NC report: More sought work in March, found jobs

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A new North Carolina jobs report says more people entered the job market in March than in most of the past year, and more people found work. Full story...
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North Carolina report expands on jobless rate drop, more work

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North Carolina officials are releasing a report offering more details on employment conditions in March, when nearly 20,000 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent. Full story...
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Downtown businesses prepare for 67th Annual Azalea Festival

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video The Azalea Festival kicks off Thursday with the Queen’s Coronation. Downtown businesses say they are looking forward to this year’s events, because for them it means an increase in business. Full story...
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NC tax collections largely in line through March

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North Carolina's overall tax collections are essentially staying in line with what lawmakers agreed were needed to operate state government this year. Full story...
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Auto parts maker to add 200+ jobs at NC factory

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A British-based company that manufactures parts for automakers plans to expand a North Carolina factory by nearly 230 jobs over five years. Full story...
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New report says film study wrong, NC loses money on incentives

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videoA report by legislative staff says a recently-released study of the the film industry in North Carolina is wrong about the state benefiting from tax incentives for movie and TV productions. Full story...
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Economist: Regional economic outlook positive

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videoThe spring outlook looks good. We're not talking weather. We're talking money. Area professionals and bankers mixed business with breakfast this morning during PNC's Regional Economic Outlook. Full story...
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Study: Loss of film incentive would have negative impact on NC

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videoA new study on the impact of the film industry in North Carolina shows the tax incentives promoting the industry have a positive economic impact. A group of film commissions across the state, including the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, commissioned the study. Full story...
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Brunswick County leaders react to job losses

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videoNearly 100 people will lose their jobs when a Brunswick County factory transfers the positions to Mexico. Victaulic said it will eliminate those jobs over the next year. Full story...
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