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Regional Report Eastern January 2009

They couldn’t move soybean markets closer or push the price higher, so farmers in four Eastern North Carolina counties took matters into their own hands: They are creating their own market and hoping to get bigger bucks for their beans.
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Regional Report Triad January 2009

Just because the Triad sits hundreds of miles from Detroit doesn’t mean it’s immune to the ailments of the automobile industry.
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Regional Report Triangle January 2009

Suzanne Clifton convinced lots of folks that she was running a successful company. More than 100 businesses counted on The Castleton Group Inc. to pay their taxes and handle other human-resources matters.
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Regional Report Western January 2009

Even with golfer Tiger Woods involved, selling high-dollar real estate might seem like a long shot these days.
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To be, rather than to seem

It would be interesting to know how many times in the last eight years Mike Easley has uttered something about the challenges of competing in a global economy.
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To go boldly

As this is written on deadline, early one morning 13 days before Christmas, the Three Kings from Detroit have been told there is no room for them at the inn.
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‘The tragedy of life is not that man Loses but that he almost Wins’

G. Kennedy Thompson, the small-town son of a North Carolina mill manager, ascended to the top ranks of America’s financial industry — and thus the world’s top ranks, considering that all currencies lead to Wall Street — only to fall to earth with the spectacular collapse of his bank.
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