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Best way to get a federal contract? Be working with the feds already

North Carolina small businesses and other companies across the country have been struggling to obtain federal contracts because the government’s contracting officers favor companies that have long-standing working relationships with the government. Congress has developed a plan to fix that problem and is moving toward putting it in action.

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College seniors create antiperspirant for sweaty hands and feet

VIDEO: Duke's Kasper Kubica and UNC's David Spratte, rising seniors at their respective schools have teamed up to provide an over-the-counter antiperspirant for hands and feet. The 2015 start-up has been a success and is now being sold online and in hundreds of stores.
Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
College seniors create antiperspirant for sweaty hands and feet 2:20

College seniors create antiperspirant for sweaty hands and feet

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AT&T announces grants to help rural, poor students graduate

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How to survive if you get caught in a rip current

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Flash-freezing seals in goodness of NC produce

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