2012_04

Article Title Issue

A good walk

Up Front: Golf, for most of us, is hardly ever about the golf.

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Tropical spender

Fine Print: What I learned from my Week of Living Large as a one-percenter.

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Debt and taxes

Capital Goods: North Carolina has borrowed $2.7 billion from the federal government for unemployment benefits. Now, the money has to be repaid.

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Business's man

Cover story: House Speaker Thom Tillis is North Carolina's most focused free-market legislative leader in a long time — maybe ever.

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Bank exchange

As North Carolina-based banks labor, out-of-state invaders take their place.

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Regional Report Eastern April 2012

A Wilmington real-estate project that was undeveloped and unfunded is under construction and flush with Chinese cash, thanks to a foreign-investor program offered by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services.

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Back in the high life

Top golf courses: Once under a mountain of debt, a golf development near Sylva has a new owner, new business model and new hope.

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North Carolina's best golf courses

Top golf courses: Annual ranking of the Tar Heel state's best golf courses.

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Change of course

Top golf courses: Tom Fazio might be North Carolina’s most esteemed course designer, but even he had to adjust to life after the recession.

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Regional Report Triad April 2012

T-shirt printer and dyer TS Designs' Cotton of the Carolinas brand sources everything — including cotton and manufacturing — within the state.

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Regional Report Western April 2012

Asheville-based nonprofit Mountain BizWorks Inc. wants to lend larger sums to businesses past the startup phase.

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Regional Report Charlotte April 2012

A UNC Charlotte economist says a minor-league ballpark in uptown Charlotte would generate $66.4 million and create 749 jobs in Mecklenburg County if it’s open by 2014. 

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Regional Report Triangle April 2012

Martin Marietta launched an unsolicited bid in December for Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan, which is suing Martin Marietta, contending that its use of confidential information in an unfriendly takeover bid was the pits.

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