Updated Feb. 3, 2014 at 8:02 a.m.

Premium Lock Poetry aside, RTP's news today is crucial to region's future

Published: 2014-02-03 07:56:00
Updated: 2014-02-03 08:02:28

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An aerial view of RTP Commons  An aerial view of RTP Commons. (RTP Foundation photo)

Let's be candid for a moment when talking about RTP and its technology-life science cluster. There's one straw that stirs the drink - Research Triangle Park. The Park has been the engine for this area's economic development for the past 50 years. And the next stage of the strategic plan being unveiled today is crucial to bringing more attention, more companies and especially more jobs. Talk about startup hubs and incubators is fine, but let's keep some perspective here. Without a reinvigorated Park, the Triangle will have one big hole in the doughnut....

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