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State probe of insurer continues amid ‘disagreements’

State insurance investigators continue to take a close look at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina amid a slew of complaints from policyholders and healthcare providers. Photo by Dave Crosby via Flickr.   

August 27, 2016 - 11:22am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michael Pittman

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Life sciences sector growing strong in the Triangle

Research Triangle Park is home to multiple companies operating in the life sciences sector, one of North Carolina's most important economic engines. Photo by John Teague.

August 17, 2016 - 12:19pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Youngquist

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Zika strains nation's blood-collection industry

The aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary carrier of the Zika virus. Its breeding range covers much of the Southern U.S.

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

August 12, 2016 - 5:03pm

New kid in class: Wake Tech breaks ground on RTP campus

Officials break ground on Wake Tech Community College's Research Triangle Park in the western portion of Wake County. Photo courtesy N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory's office.

August 10, 2016 - 9:37pm

Blood centers face new threat, cost from Zika

Commonly known as the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, shown here, is one of two types of mosquito shown to transmit the Zika virus; the other is Aedes aegypti.  Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

August 5, 2016 - 10:42am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Todd Yates

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