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Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

When Silicon Valley takes on Mayberry, who wins?

Maiden built a new town hall with tax revenue generated by Apple's data center. ​Photo for Crain's by Steve Cranford.

October 14, 2016 - 6:25pm

Farmers, N.C. businesses prep for Hurricane Matthew’s arrival

Hurricane Matthew's track provided by the Naitonal Hurricane Center. Photo courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

October 5, 2016 - 8:14pm

Trying to assess the unknown costs of HB2

The loss of ACC championships has raised awareness of the impact of HB2 on the state.

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

October 4, 2016 - 3:02pm

No fueling: Gas shortage filling up state's complaint boxes

The Sept. 9 Alabama pipeline leak continues to be felt in tight fuel supplies and higher prices at local pumps. Crain's photo by Steve Cranford.

September 26, 2016 - 4:12pm

Organized labor working to spread its election message

MaryBe McMillan, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO in North Carolina, addresses a crowd of union members prior to the start of a neighborhood canvass. Crain's photo by Steve Cranford.


September 12, 2016 - 3:32pm

North Carolina's appeal to Hollywood threatened by incentive policy, HB2

The production crew in action for “Under The Dome,” which shot three seasons in the Wilmington area. Photo courtesy of Brownie Harris/CBS-TV Studios.

August 29, 2016 - 11:29am

AT&T donates $1.25M to N.C. schools groups

Officials with AT&T joined state education officials and representatives from Communities in Schools of North Carolina (CIS) and CIS of Wilkes County to announce $1.25 million in grants for both nonrpofit organization. Photo courtesy N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory's office.

August 11, 2016 - 12:00pm

In the wake of HB2, hindsight offers little guidance for future action

The Westin Charlotte hotel sports a welcoming message in the wake of HB2, the North Carolina law that has hurt the hospitality industry, among others. Photo by Steve Cranford

July 29, 2016 - 5:32pm

Novel crowdfunding law becomes a reality in North Carolina

N.C. State University served as the backdrop for last week's bill signing. Photo by John Teague via Crain National.

July 27, 2016 - 12:11pm