NC loses Boeing Bid

The state won't be landing a deal that would have brought a massive new Boeing plant and hundreds of jobs here with it. The site for the plant that was up for grabs will build Boeing's new 7E7 futuristic commercial jetliner. According to this weekend's

Seattle Times

, the company has decided to build their plant there. State leaders had said the Global Transpark in Kinston was on a short list of finalists. Wilmington had also been courting Boeing but was not a finalist.