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North Carolina unemployment rate falls to 5.2% in March

North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell for the sixth consecutive month in March.

Robinhood to build customer service center in North Carolina

The stock-trading app company Robinhood will build a customer service center in North Carolina and create nearly 400 jobs by 2025.

UNCW is turning trash into environmentally responsible treasure

But UNCW is turning your trash into environmentally responsible treasure. The university has an onsite recycling compound meant to break down and recycle items county centers can't.

Unemployment drops to 6.9% and US adds a solid 638,000 jobs

The US job market showed a burst of strength in October, with employers adding 638,000 jobs and the unemployment rate tumbling to 6.9%.

US hiring likely slowed for a 4th month as virus resurges

Economists have forecast that employers added 580,000 jobs last month, down from 661,000 in September and 1.5 million in August.

Fiscal year in NC begins with 30 new laws, higher DMV fees

A number of fees levied by the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is going up.

Pandemic takes a bite, Chuck E Cheese files for bankruptcy

Chuck E Cheese, the restaurant chain that became a Mecca for children and a crucible for many of their parents, is filing for bankruptcy protection.

Coronavirus pummels commercial real estate, could end long boom

Many businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic are expected to abandon offices and storefronts.

Tyson Foods closing Columbia plant, leaving many unemployed

A South Carolina Tyson Prepared Foods plant will be closing it’s door in August, leaving more than 100 people unemployed.

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Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

By November 2022, the agency projects Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam.

After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.

3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.

Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.