2012-02

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All that counts

Up Front: Journalists sometimes mess up, too.

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The best of luck

People who know the majority owner of the Carolina Panthers describe Jerry Richardson many ways.

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Pointing fingers over idle hands

Mooneyham: In this down economy, politicians on both the left and right have tried to sell themselves to constituents as being all about jobs.

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Chiquita’s slip is showing

Gearino: North Carolina’s newest corporate resident-to-be, Chiquita Brands International Inc., recently found itself in the odd situation of simultaneously being a boycotter and boycottee.

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Work starts to pick up

Business North Carolina's annual ranking of the state’s largest employers shows many have more jobs, indicating less unemployment ahead.

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Memories are made of this?

Once again, G.D. Gearino reviews the year that was, putting such a spin on it that 2011 feels quite dizzy.

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Regional Report Charlotte February 2012

In December, media outlets reported that Lowe’s Cos. had pulled its advertising from the cable-TV series All-American Muslim under pressure from the Florida Family Association, which claims the TLC program promotes Islamic fundamentalism.

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Regional Report Eastern February 2012

In January, state Transportation Secretary Gene Conti appointed one of his predecessors interim statewide logistics coordinator, a new position that will oversee the state ports and Global TransPark.

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Regional Report Triad February 2012

High-Point-based BNC Bancorp has agreed to buy four banks since March 31, 2010, greatly expanding its market by acquiring smaller regional banks.

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Regional Report Triangle February 2012

Raleigh-based Progress Energy Inc., which plans to eliminate 700-1,000 jobs after its proposed merger with Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp., agreed to sublease 380,000 square feet at Two Progress Plaza to Red Hat Inc. through August 2035.

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