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North Carolina finishes 18th on best state ranking

North Carolina was ranked the 18th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

North Carolina ranks 12th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

North Carolina finished 12th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY: Black & Gold Reunion Weekend to be held June 7-8

On June 7 - 8, 2019, the Office of Alumni Affairs will host the annual Black & Gold Reunion Weekend to celebrate alumni from the classes of 1969 and prior.

2020 presidential hopeful Cory Booker slams Chinese-owned pork producers for exporting their pollution to the US

In a recent interview with vegan advocacy newsletter VegNews, U.S. Rep. Cory Booker (D-NJ) seems to be taking the plight of North Carolina hog farmers and their neighbors seriously.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill ranks 3rd best for library studies, study finds

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill finished third in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in North Carolina, study finds

Walmart employs 57,431 workers in North Carolina, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY: Exercise and Art for Health to be held June 17, 2019 - Jul 26 2019

2019 Exercise and Art for Health Summer Camp (EArtH Summer Camp) Appalachian State University's First Multidisciplinary Play-Based Program NEW IN 2019!

Duke University ranks 10th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

Duke University finished in a tie for 10th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Wake County has fastest growing local economy in North Carolina

Wake County was ranked the top-performing local economy in North Carolina in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Which college swimming & diving program grossed the most in North Carolina

East Carolina University and Duke University top the list of highest grossing men's college swimming and diving programs in North Carolina in 2016

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY: 2019 Summer Diversity Inclusion Infusion Institute to be held June 19-20

Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Willie Fleming would like to cordially invite the campus community to attend the 2019 Summer Diversity Inclusion Institute.

ASHEVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Western Carolina University provides educated workforce for area industries

Nearly 10 years ago, Robert Foster, director of hotel operations for Biltmore Farms Hotels in Asheville, accepted an invitation from Western Carolina University to attend its career fair.

Walker: North Carolina could lose up to $1.4 billion in taxes if USMCA isn't passed

North Carolina would benefit from the proposed – but currently stalled – United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, U.S. Rep. Mark Walker (R-North Carolina) says.

Foxx 'optimistic' about impact USMCA trade deal would have on North Carolina

U.S Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-North Carolina) says she is optimistic about what the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement - which is currently stalled in Congress - would do for her state.

Budd: New North American trade deal would benefit dairy farmers in state, country

U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-North Carolina) says the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade would be a boon for his district and the country – if the deal gets brought for a vote in the House of Representatives.

Bertie County ranks the poorest of North Carolina counties, study finds

Bertie County was ranked the poorest county in North Carolina in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

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