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Career Path: Making history as first woman to lead North Carolina State AFL-CIO

MaryBe McMillan, president of the North Carolina State AFL-CIO. | Photo courtesy of the AFL-CIO

September 21, 2017 - 9:23am

Incentives produce big week for manufacturing jobs in North Carolina

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper announced a series of incentivized deals that will create jobs in the Tar Heel State's manufacturing sector. | Photo courtesy of the N.C. Governor's Office.

February 10, 2017 - 8:46am

North Carolina wants to hear your views on crowdfunding rules

The North Carolina General Assembly meets in downtown Raleigh, where lawmakers are seeking input on the state's crowdfunding measure throughout February. | Crain National photo by John Teague. 

February 3, 2017 - 7:27am

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Healthcare policy expert among Cooper's cabinet appointees

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper continues to fill out his administration with highly qualified inidividuals. | Photo courtesy of Cooper's office.

January 18, 2017 - 5:51pm

Snow problem: Storm shuts schools and roads, but impact melts away

Heavy snow is relatively rare in Raleigh. | Photo by Alex Ford via Creative Commons.

January 12, 2017 - 5:38pm

Cooper begins filling cabinet positions

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper takes his oath of office in the earliest moments of Jan. 1 with an assist from his wife, Kristin. | Photo courtesy of N.C. Governor's Office.

January 6, 2017 - 7:46am

State puts $201M toward Matthew recovery effort

The North Carolina General Assemby in downtown Raleigh. | Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons.

December 20, 2016 - 6:21am

Trump to have big-league role in how economy runs in 2017, panel says

Speakers at the Charlotte Chamber's economic outlook conference included (from right) Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America; Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy; and Chris William, host of Carolina Business Review and moderator. | ​Crain's photo by Steve Cranford

December 19, 2016 - 9:48am

Downtown Raleigh company to invest $5M, add 400 new jobs

Citrix Systems' North Carolina operations center in downtown Raleigh.| Photo by James Willamor via Flickr/Creative Commons.

December 15, 2016 - 5:31pm