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Archive for September, 2009

N.C. community colleges to enroll illegal immigrants

Friday, September 18th, 2009

The State Board of Community Colleges has voted to allow illegal immigrants to enroll at North Carolina campuses starting next year.

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Artistry offers artists a new Southport venue

Friday, September 18th, 2009

By Carolyn BowersStarNews Correspondent

Artistry is a consignment shop where the owners and the artists work collaboratively to bring their customers an array of gifts from wood turning pieces to watercolor prints to jewelry.

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Offshore energy to be subject of public meeting

Friday, September 18th, 2009

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There will be a meeting Friday, Sept. 25, in Buxton seeking input from coastal residents on offshore energy.

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NC agency shows Chinese how jobless get help

Friday, September 18th, 2009

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RALEIGH — Nearly 30 members of the Chinese government will meet staff at the state Employment Security Commission to learn how the agency works with job seekers, businesses and the unemployed.

The meeting will be held Friday at the ESC’s main office in Raleigh.

The Chinese officials are participating in a five-month program at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University in Durham. Senior program coordinator Jason Kulasingam says the Chinese learn how to be better government officials and administrators by getting tools for policy making and policy analysis.

They work with faculty at the Sanford school, at Duke and at other area universities.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Nearly 30 members of the Chinese government will meet staff at the state Employment Security Commission to learn how the agency works with job seekers, businesses and the unemployed.

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UNC Charlotte shows off new master plan

Friday, September 18th, 2009

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CHARLOTTE — The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has released a master plan with the main goal of showing how the school will handle a projected enrollment of 10,000 more students by 2020.

The Charlotte Observer reported the plan unveiled Thursday shows how many new classrooms, residential beds and parking spaces the school will need to handle a projected 35,000 students in 11 more years. The school now has about 24,700 students.

The plan shown to trustees includes other ambitions, including a football stadium and an arts center. Campus leaders say the plan is still preliminary and designs could change.

The proposal doesn’t include a cost estimate. No money has been allocated for most of the projects.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has released a master plan with the main goal of showing how the school will handle a projected enrollment of 10,000 more students by 2020.

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