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N.C. State breaks ground on $150M engineering building

N.C. State University broke ground on a new $150 million, 250,000-square-foot building on its main campus. The building will host the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and the Fitts Department of Industrial and System Engineering. Funding for Fitts-Woolard Hall came from the Connect N.C. Bond referendum and a $25 million gift from paper-industry executive Ed Fitts and Edgar Woolard, a former CEO of DuPont. Both are N.C. State graduates.

Amazon pays median worker $28K

Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. reported that its median worker made $28,446 in total compensation last year. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos brought home $1.68 million, 59 times more than the median worker. The Triangle is still in the running for Amazon’s HQ2, although it’s rumored that the company is currently leaning toward either Boston or D.C. locations.

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