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Open for business: NC jobless rate finally dips below 5 percent

North Carolina is posting the strongest job growth in the government, manufacturing, and hospitality/leisure sectors of the state economy. Crain National photo by Tedd Lane. 

July 26, 2016 - 11:41am

By sea, by rail: North Carolina, CSX make major infrastructure announcements

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory announces the Queen City Express, an intermodal train service that connects the Port of Wilmington in New Hanover County with the greater Charlotte metro area. Photo courtesy N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory's office.

July 20, 2016 - 8:09am

Businesses make the case against N.C.'s HB2

North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' is stirring both sides of the political debate, but a strong case can be made by business for its repeal.

Photo by Steve Cranford

July 14, 2016 - 5:15pm

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

Chris Pierson

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View of tax burden in NC splits along party lines

The North Carolina State Capitol in downtown Raleigh. Photo by Jim Bowen via Creative Commons.

July 7, 2016 - 9:26pm

Jobs picture continues to brighten in N.C.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory addresses an audience. Photo courtesy North Carolina Department of Transportation Communications. 

June 17, 2016 - 1:40pm

Teacher raises highlight Senate’s FY17 budget; compromise with House on deck

A view from the balcony into the North Carolina Senate chamber. Photo by Gerry Dincher.

June 3, 2016 - 2:31pm

For Duke Energy, critics contend regulation looks like a rubber stamp

A rendering of Duke Energy's $750 million natural gas-fired power plant the utility wants to build near Asheville.

Rendering courtesy of Duke Energy

May 20, 2016 - 12:14pm

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

Carol Roth

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