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NC launches new jobs website for workers and employers

The North Carolina Department of Commerce is launching a website it says will help employers and people looking for a job.

Castle Branch to bring headquarters, 420 jobs to Wilmington

video After looking into opportunities in California and Canada, Castle Branch, which does background and drug screenings for employers, says Wilmington is the place it will continue to call home.

NC unemployment rate drops slightly in November

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.

NC unemployment rate drops slightly in October

video The state Commerce Department released figures Friday showing that the rate dropped to 9.3 percent from 9.6 percent in September. The figures show a significant improvement from a year ago, when unemployment was 10.6 percent in October 2011.

NC gets post-election look at monthly jobless rate

The elections are over and North Carolina can see if the state's unemployment rate was improving in October.

Head of NC unemployment agency quits

The embattled head of North Carolina's unemployment insurance agency says she's resigning from her job.

FIRST ON 3: NC commerce secretary not discouraged by loss of industry to other states

videoContinental Tire and Caterpillar both considered building in Brunswick County, but both decided to go somewhere else. Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco does not see this as a negative, but a positive; not because we lost the companies, but because they considered us in the first place.

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New findings by North Carolina State University raise more concerns around PFAS’s in the Cape Fear

Four years ago, one of those chemicals (GenX) was found in our drinking water in the Cape Fear River. A recent study has given rise to more concern surrounding the 'forever chemicals'. 

Colorado school district investigating claims that teachers taped masks to students’ faces

School officials are investigating allegations that some students were made to tape their masks to their faces.

Sunset Beach councilwoman resigns during meeting over ‘lack of transparency’ and ‘skewed ethics’

Sunset Beach Town Councilwoman Jan Harris dramatically announced her resignation from the council Tuesday morning effective immediately.

Video captures dozens of sharks feeding below Surf City pier

While we all know sharks live in the ocean, capturing a close encounter with them is a neat experience.