2009-04

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Emotional rescue

For those who frequent that strange piece of architecture known as the North Carolina Legislative Building, it would be easy enough to conclude that the $789 billion federal stimulus package is all about saving state government.
2009-04

Just a phrase we’re going through

Every market, be it bear or bull, seems to generate a catchphrase that eventually comes to encapsulate the mojo of the moment.
2009-04

Playing the hand you're dealt

In his memoir, former Lowe's CEO Leonard Herring recalls how the fledgling chain survived the death of its founder.
2009-04

Regional Report Charlotte April 2009

Not long ago, Mecklenburg County seemed almost recession-proof, buoyed as it was by Charlotte’s prosperous big banks.
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Regional Report Eastern April 2009

In February when Moyock-based Blackwater Worldwide became Xe Services LLC, the question wasn’t what’s in a name.
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Regional Report Triad April 2009

For decades, rivalries have plagued the Triad.
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Regional Report Triangle April 2009

Things are so bad these days even the porn industry could use a helping hand.
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Regional Report Western April 2009

The weather outside was frightful, but Tar Heel ski resorts apparently racked up a delightful year because of it.
2009-04

Serial filler

For most mass media, less is more.
2009-04

They gave at the office

Morning sun filters through drawn shades and mingles with the fluorescent glow from a dropped ceiling. Carlos Evans walks dark-suited through a loose pack of cameramen and reporters in a second-floor conference room at United Way of Central Carolinas in downtown Charlotte.
2009-04