North Carolina

NC Unemployment Dips Slightly in October

Nov 20, 2012

According to the most recent report from the North Carolina Labor and Economic Analysis Division, the state unemployment rate decreased in October. WHQR’s Sara Wood reports it dropped slightly to 9.3 percent.

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Film production in North Carolina this year alone has already outpaced last year’s record-setting numbers. 

One of Melissa Warren’s ninth grade English students, Juan Morales at South Brunswick High School, says her class is like the Army—you must be on time, you must be prepared, and you must make every second count.

Unemployment Falls in 84 NC Counties

Apr 5, 2012

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released county unemployment rates for February Thursday.

Republican Gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory laid out his education platform Wednesday.

North Carolinians can get rid of their old prescription medications at more than 200 drop-off events across the state next week.

The latest unemployment rates for North Carolina have been released by the Department of Commerce, giving a different look to the state’s economy. 

Residents can voice their opinions on the draft report of the North Carolina Maritime Strategy study this week. 

The State Bureau of Investigation’s Donnie Varnell says that out-of-state drug dealers drive to North Carolina to get their fraudulent prescriptions filled. That’s because North Carolina hasn’t required them to show a photo ID.

Nine new charter schools have been approved by the State Board of Education.

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