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In praise of North Carolina http://bit.ly/raleighcary. Showcasing the riveting Research Triangle sounds, snacks and scenery!
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Zippy Shell offers students, faculty and staff storage by the box! Store for the summer with on campus pick-up!
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Simple, hassle-free service: No need to make countless trips to storage with your car - we pick up your items at your location. We deliver your items back to your dorm or greek house. Make it easy on Mom and Dad! Space is limited so sign up early.

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How to: Stage your home - Style At Home

How to: Stage your home - Style At Home | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
Woo potential buyers with these DIY tips for the perfectly staged home.

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Home staging is sometimes the key to get offers tumbling through the door. Take a look at these ideas.

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Home staging is sometimes the key to get offers tumbling through the door. Take a look at these ideas.

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Southern Ideal Home Show Raleigh - Spring Edition | Premier Home Shows

Southern Ideal Home Show Raleigh - Spring Edition | Premier Home Shows | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it

This three day event provides eager homeowners the opportunity to see, compare and buy the latest products and services for the home and garden. Experts from national, regional and local companies will be on hand to help you make the right choices.

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Loking to get our of your current living space and into yoru dream home? The best ideas are being laid out in front of you in a few weeks. Get tickets to the show and treat yourself to a beautiful brainstorm session.

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Inspiring event for a great Raleigh family

Inspiring event for a great Raleigh family | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
The Independent WeeklyThe music blog of the Independent WeeklyThe Independent WeeklyLittle more than a year ago, Jed Gant, downtown editor for local news blog New Raleigh, gave a ride to a friend.
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"Racing the Cure—a one-night, three-venue mini-fest in downtown Raleigh benefiting an ailing 2-year-old and his deserving family— is the result."

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RALEIGH: NCSU job fair grows. Will opportunities for graduates follow? | Education | NewsObserver.com

RALEIGH: NCSU job fair grows. Will opportunities for graduates follow? | Education | NewsObserver.com | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
N.C. State University’s College of Management attracts 86 companies to its Career and Internship Fair — an increase over last year.
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Making the move from graduate to gainfully employed is within reach for more NCSU students every year!
"Laura Rupe, campus recruiter for MHC Kenworth, said that when she asked representatives at the company’s North Carolina-based stores for the names of the best universities in the state, they selected NCSU." 

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Raleigh-Cary one of 14 markets in nation to leave recession behind - Triangle Business Journal

Raleigh-Cary one of 14 markets in nation to leave recession behind - Triangle Business Journal | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
Well, perhaps the headline does not tell the whole story. But the numbers are good...
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We see this as amazing news! "A recent study shows Raleigh was ranked 10th in the nation in terms of having more jobs than before the recession. Only 14 markets in the U.S. can claim a positive number, the study notes."

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Cary Market Report: January 2013 Recap

Cary Market Report: January 2013 Recap | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
Real Estate in Cary is starting the year of 2013 strong!
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Considering a move to Cary, North Carolina? This overview of the area's market will help you out. When you've found your new home, don't get stressed abotu the move. Let us help: http://bit.ly/raleighcary

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Realtors: Brush Up On Digital Photography At UNC-Chapel Hill Friday Center

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This course is specially designed for realtors who need quick solutions to generate more leads per listing, sell homes faster, or rent residential, commercial and business space faster!

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Home - Greater Chapel Hill Association of Realtors

Home - Greater Chapel Hill Association of Realtors | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
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Thinking of moving your family to the #5 best city in the US to raise a family? A great place to start your Raleigh & Chapel Hill Area home search is the Greater Chapel Hill Area Association of Realtors.

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North Carolina Zippy Shell Franchises Featured On My Carolina Today TV

http://bit.ly/durhamchapelhill & http://bit.ly/raleighcary Margy Schmidt, part of Zippy Shell of Durham & Chapel Hill appears on today's on-air segment for M...
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It's part of the actual segment aired on My Carolina Today recently!

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Part of @ZippyDurhamNC @NBC17 "My Carolina Today" segment on @ZippyShellUSA @YouTube

Part of our segment on My Carolina Today is now featured on the Zippy Shell Mobile Self Storage YouTube channel! Check out David in action, explaining the unique Zippy Shell storage system.


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Economist: Raleigh to outperform rest of NC in recovery - Triangle Business Journal

Economist: Raleigh to outperform rest of NC in recovery - Triangle Business Journal | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it

Raleigh and surrounding areas should outperform other North Carolina metros as the economic recovery continues to take hold, says Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) economist Mark Vitner in a new forecast.

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Self Storage Market Research: Segmenting Your Audience to Help Find Customers | Zippy Shell

Self Storage Market Research: Segmenting Your Audience to Help Find Customers | Zippy Shell | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it

Finding customers can be a challenge. Defining your customers through micro-segmentation and then connecting with them where they already are will give you a leg up on competition still relying on a “carpet bombing” marketing strategy.

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Utilizing Wasted Space for Storage : I'm an Organizing Junkie

Utilizing Wasted Space for Storage : I'm an Organizing Junkie | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it

I bet right now you have some extra storage space in your home that you aren’t even aware of.  I’m guessing you have some space that is totally underutilized.  How do I know?  Because I sure did and it never even occurred to me until recently.


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Especially good advice for decking out college dorm rooms and off-campus apartments!

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First Friday guide for May - Plan Your Weekend - Triangle.com

First Friday guide for May - Plan Your Weekend - Triangle.com | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
It's time for First Friday! See what's showing at the galleries this month.
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A guide for every First Fridays event in may, via Triangle.com. Nice resource for the month!

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Moving On: UNC Chapel Hill chancellor headed to St. Louis

Moving On: UNC Chapel Hill chancellor headed to St. Louis | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp is leaving his undergraduate alma mater to become the chief academic officer of Washington University in St. Louis.
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Thorp, who led the country's oldest public university for four years, said in an email Monday to the university community that he'll step down at the end of the academic year in June for a new job that will allow him to teach and do research while serving as the school's provost.

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Cary News | Cary eyes ultra-fast Internet plan

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SUPER High Speed is on the table in Cary!

"The N.C. Next Generation Network would include Cary, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, along with several universities – Duke, N.C. State, Wake Forest and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

The municipalities and universities have worked for months to lay out a business case for a private company to build a network 10 to 100 times faster than typical residential and business Internet service."

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CARY, N.C.: Global Knowledge Wins Cisco Learning Partner Top Quality Award | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online

CARY, N.C.: Global Knowledge Wins Cisco Learning Partner Top Quality Award | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
Global Knowledge today announced that it is the recipient of the Top Quality in the Americas award for Cisco Learning Partners.
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“We are honored that Cisco has once again acknowledged our commitment to providing outstanding training solutions to their channels and customers,” said Brian K. Branson, Global Knowledge chief executive officer and president.

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Raleigh charts expansion of small business base - Triangle Business Journal

Raleigh charts expansion of small business base - Triangle Business Journal | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
On Feb. 5, the Raleigh City Council voted to set up a loan fund for small businesses...
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Raleigh is helping local small businesses get off the gorund: "On Feb. 5, the Raleigh City Council voted to set up a loan fund for small businesses and has earmarked $600,000 for the effort."

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First steps taken to build gigabit network in North Carolina | Internet ...

The effort in North Carolina will be the largest network project facilitated through Gig. U to date. It will cover at least four cities in the Triangle Park area of North Carolina including Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and ...
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More details on The Research Triangle building mega-ultra-fast network.

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Food Insecurity in Higher Education

This video depicts the concept of how poverty can follow a student into college and continue the cycle of food insecurity. Portrayed are statistics and stori...
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This video is a sobering reminder of why we give back by helping various #Triangle community groups. #payitforward #gopack 

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Raleigh Named #5 on The List of 10 Best Cities For Raising A Family - Forbes

Raleigh Named #5 on The List of 10 Best Cities For Raising A Family - Forbes | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
You won't find much flash in Grand Rapids, Michigan or Boise, Idaho. But you will find good schools, affordable housing and low crime.
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Yet another reason to make the Raleigh area your new home! Raleigh is the #5 best city in the country to raise a family.

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It's @BleacherReport on @GoHeels! Why This Year's Team Is Superior to the 2011-12 Lineup

It's @BleacherReport on @GoHeels! Why This Year's Team Is Superior to the 2011-12 Lineup | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it
Can I tell you a dirty little secret? This year’s North Carolina Tar Heels are better than the team that lost to Kansas in the Elite Eight last year...
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New Raleigh Brewer to Open for Business

New Raleigh Brewer to Open for Business | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it

The state has over 60-plus breweries such as Raleigh’s own Lonerider and Big Boss as well as Farmville’s The Duck-Rabbit and Winston-Salem’s Foothills Brewing. Now, add another Triangle brewery to a growing list. The Raleigh Brewing Company will open their doors in the next few weeks, President and CEO Kristie Nystedt says.

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WRAL Events: Raleigh Christmas Parade

WRAL Events: Raleigh Christmas Parade | Raving About Raleigh & Cary | Scoop.it

The 2012 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade will be held Saturday November 17, 2012. **photo courtesy of Ann & Amy Real estate blog.

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