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Archive for January, 2009

Verizon looks to fill 160 customer service positions

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Amid the economic hard times settling in on Wilmington, somebody is hiring.<br>Verizon Wireless is looking to fill about 160 positions from now through August, said Tony May, director of customer service at Verizon’s call center at Independence and Shipyard boulevards.<br>”We are in the process of filling our February class,” he said Tuesday.

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VFW post wants to help vets, active service military

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

The last time I visited VFW Post 2573 on Carolina Beach Road, it was to report in May 2003 that the airplane beside the road might be leaving. The post was wrestling with the problem of what to do about Linda’s Lounge. I wrote a few weeks later saying that the membership had voted to keep the airplane but some issues were still unresolved.

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Verizon looking to fill 160 positions

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Verizon Wireless is looking to fill about 160 positions from now through August, said Tony May, director of customer service at Verizon’s call center at Independence and Shipyard boulevards.

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Largest-ever study of U.S. child health begins in Duplin

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Scientists begin recruiting mothers-to-be in Duplin County and Queens, N.Y., this week for the largest study of U.S. children ever performed – aiming eventually to track 100,000 around the country from conception to age 21.

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Corning has new product, but plans for layoffs unchanged

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Corning Inc. said Tuesday that it will manufacture a new fiber optic product at the same Wilmington plant where it is set to lay off 10 percent of its work force.<br>Called ClearCurve ultra-bendable multimode optical fiber, it is designed for use in data centers and enterprise networks, the company said.

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