2009-08

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Getting the right number

Back in the ’90s — you remember, when the dot-com bubble pushed your stock portfolio so high that early retirement seemed right around the corner — Congress and Bill Clinton decided the time had come to overhaul the nation’s telecommunications laws.

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Politicians’ nicotine fix

I’m not a smoker, but it wasn’t for lack of trying.

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Regional Report Charlotte August 2009

A year ago, Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc. CEO Fred Eshelman couldn’t have been more effusive in his praise for the North Carolina Research Campus, which billionaire David Murdock is developing in Kannapolis.

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Regional Report Eastern August 2009

Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Floyd flooded dozens of hog-waste lagoons, Tar Heel leaders are still looking for ways to avoid a repeat.

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Regional Report Triad August 2009

In 1936, during the Great Depression, a High Point company that built and renovated streetcars started a new line of business.

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Regional Report Triangle August 2009

United States Golf Association Executive Director David Fay doesn’t know exactly how much his organization will save by holding the men’s and women’s U.S. Open golf tournaments in Pinehurst on back-to-back weeks in 2014.

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Regional Report Western August 2009

Don’t demolish the Dillsboro Dam. That’s the message Jackson County commissioners sent Duke Energy Corp.

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The sands of time

It’s usually sunrise, not midmorning, when the Silverado leaves Carolina Beach for waters around Frying Pan Shoals.

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Tight fists choke stocks

Slowly, it seems, Americans are opening their wallets, swiping their plastic and buying more.

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Up Front

The Business North Carolina magazine staff pays attention to business and the people important to the state’s stories,” the judges — members of the University of Missouri journalism faculty — said.

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