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Experts Bullish On North Carolina's 2016 Economic Forecast

Gov. Pat McCrory stands at a podium and speaks to the Emerging Issues Forum on Monday.
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At the annual Economic Forecast Forum Wednesday, executives and Governor Pat McCrory convened to share their opinions on the state’s economic climate.

Many economists were optimistic, saying 2015 was a big year, but 2016 looks even better. Wages are up, the work force is growing, and even more job growth is projected for the coming year.

Host Frank Stasio talks with WUNC’s Changing Economy Reporter Leoneda Inge.

Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.
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