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  • <span style="color: #FFFFFF;"><span style="font-size:medium;">Ready to Work Summit</span></span> Ready to Work Summit How will North Carolina businesses prepare young people for future jobs? On April 28, join business, political, and education leaders from across the state for this special summit.
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