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Charlotte, Supercharged

Charlotte, Supercharged | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
After its banking sector took a hit, the city is welcoming electricity companies’ investment.
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Video: What is Charlotte's secret?

Video: What is Charlotte's secret? | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Mayor Foxx on city's reversal of fortune...
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From BBQ Pits to Badge Makers, Businesses Prep for Conventions

From BBQ Pits to Badge Makers, Businesses Prep for Conventions | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs in Charlotte, N.C., and Tampa are hoping for a boost as Republicans and Democrats gather for the political season's big events.
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Dawn of the Dead Mall

Dawn of the Dead Mall | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Officials in Charlotte, N.C., are looking to an unlikely source for help with a dead mall on the city's low-income east side: Hollywood.
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This young Latina coordinates more than 10,000 DNC volunteers (video)

This young Latina coordinates more than 10,000 DNC volunteers (video) | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
By INGRID ROJAS
Over 10,000 volunteers make the Democratic National Convention possible and Laura de Castro, a Colombian-American, is in charge of coordinating those efforts.
De Castro is the Deputy...
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Can manufacturing revival make enough of a difference for Obama and America? | The Times

Can manufacturing revival make enough of a difference for Obama and America? | The Times | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
The President is trying to capitalise on America’s new enthusiasm for making things by pledging to double exports...
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At U.S. Airports, Building Boom Takes Hold

At U.S. Airports, Building Boom Takes Hold | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
The need to accommodate bigger airplanes and a growing number of foreign carriers has helped spur many of the new investments.
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Charlotte after the bank crisis: 'Just fine, and you?'

Charlotte after the bank crisis: 'Just fine, and you?' | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Preparing to host the Democratic convention, the nation's other financial hub looks beyond its wounded institutions.
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Can American manufacturing really be cornerstone of economic revival?

Can American manufacturing really be cornerstone of economic revival? | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
For decades, the US manufacturing sector has shriveled, but President Obama now envisions it as an engine of a revived US economy. The basis of his optimism may be hopes for 'advanced' manufacturing.
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US mayor seeks more Chinese firms

US mayor seeks more Chinese firms | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it

"The mayor of Charlotte in the United States hopes to lure more investment from Chinese companies as he highlighted his city's growing strength in various sectors."

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Murdock, il miliardario che sogna l'immortalità e Kannapolis, la sua personale "bio valley" - Repubblica.it

Murdock, il miliardario che sogna l'immortalità e Kannapolis, la sua personale "bio valley" - Repubblica.it | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Il centro di ricerca nel North Carolina è già costato 500 milioni di dollari. L'obiettivo è promuovere una dieta salutare a base di vegetali e sviluppare farmaci e cure naturali. Coinvolte 12 università e grandi aziende agroindustriali.
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Governments on the Prowl

Governments on the Prowl | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Municipalities in many parts of the U.S. are buying properties rather than renting or building them to take advantage of the weak sales markets.
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Public-Private Partnership Drives Energy Innovation

Public-Private Partnership Drives Energy Innovation | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
The city of Charlotte, N.C.and a handful of major companies are hoping cutting-edge technology can show 82,000 workers in the biggest downtown office towers how to save energy...
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Changing leagues

Changing leagues | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
RECKLESS gamble or sign of serene confidence? The Democrats' choice of Charlotte, North Carolina, for the site of their 2012 convention has raised more than a...
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Best Value Cities 2011: Charlotte, N.C.

Best Value Cities 2011: Charlotte, N.C. | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
That clinking, clanking sound in Charlotte isn’t just America’s largest bank getting richer. It’s the sound of the New South growing.
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Charlotte's Comeback

Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx talks about the city's economy and fiscal challenges. Foxx, speaking with Margaret Brenna...
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Video: Meet the mayor of Wall Street South

Mayor Anthony Foxx of Charlotte, N.C., is trying to diversify his city's economy away from banking in order to spur job growth.
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Charlotte Bids To Put The Carolinas On The Global Aerospace Map

Charlotte Bids To Put The Carolinas On The Global Aerospace Map | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Where are the great aviation clusters in the United States? Seattle? Wichita? Los Angeles? Yes, all of the above, and in Charlotte? Where? Ch...
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A World of Choices | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek

A World of Choices | Global Economy content from IndustryWeek | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Whether it's locating a plant across the street or halfway around the world, manufacturers face complex and costly decisions on where to place their facilities.
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Family Dollar Founder Leon Levine on the Entrepreneurialism of Charlotte

Family Dollar Founder Leon Levine on the Entrepreneurialism of Charlotte | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
How the Southern city helped launch a billion-dollar business.
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Blum ist mit Ausbildungsprogramm in USA erfolgreich - vorarlberg.ORF.at

Der Möbelzulieferer Blum ist mit seinem Lehrlingsausbildungsprogramm in den USA seit 16 Jahren erfolgreich. Am Standort im US-amerikanischen Charlotte werden in Zusammenarbeit mit den Schulen Lehrlinge ausgebildet.
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We're hiring! Sushi Employment

We're hiring! Sushi Employment | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Who says small businesses aren't hiring? The following seven firms are looking for a few good employees.
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Chiquita’s new world headquarters in Charlotte decided with help from a Twitter war

Chiquita’s new world headquarters in Charlotte decided with help from a Twitter war | Charlotte Region National Public Relations Campaign | Scoop.it
Cincinnati-based company Chiquita, maker of America’s beloved bananas, has moved its headquarters from Cincinnati to Charlotte, with help from Twitter.
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