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Hometown information sources

NC Chamber of Commerce Directory - Provides a list of county/city chamber of commerce sites.

North Carolina Newspapers - An index of newspapers by city.


Hometown Data

State and County QuickFacts (Census Bureau) - a great place for quick overviews.

County Business Patterns (Census Bureau) - industry information including number of establishments, payroll and number of employees; 1993 onwards; county information is suppressed when an individual business could be identified; search the library catalog for historical data.

LED's Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) (Census Bureau) - for metro areas only; detailed analysis by age, sex, new hires vs. more experienced workers, earnings, etc.; history varies by state's participation.

Statistical Abstract (Census Bureau) - provides historical economic and demographic information


Policy information

Google Think Tank Search Engine - Search across 300 of the most important US and international think tanks.

LexisNexis Academic - Find law review articles and newspaper articles.

FDsys - Search across a range of Federal Government information.

Intergovernmental Google Search

Search, for instance "trade agreement",  "human trafficking", etc.

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World Trade Organization

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