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That's the breaks

Up Front: The legislature pushes back on economic incentives.

2014-10

Poll ax

Free & Clear: Putin, ISIS and kids on the border sharpen security as a cutting-edge issue in an election that jobs, Obamacare and schools were supposed to shape.

2014-10

NCtrend: Cutting in the middleman

NCtrend: An organic-farming advocate helps farmers quit tobacco.

2014-10

NCtrend: Is cash really king?

NCtrend: Reports of corporate cash hoarding may be greatly exaggerated.

2014-10

NCtrend: Recipe for recovery

NCtrend: A robust new restaurant scene has turned downtrodden downtown Kinston into a dining destination.

2014-10

NCtrend: Rewriting history

NCtrend: To prop up profit, a bank with a celebrated past turns to a leader with a firm grasp on the future.

2014-10

Statewide: Brokers cast their bids

Statewide: Real-estate agents align with acclaimed auction houses to move luxury lots.

2014-10

Statewide: Eastern region, October 2014

Monthly report of business news from the Eastern region.

2014-10

Statewide: Triangle region, October 2014

Monthly report of business news from the Triangle region.

2014-10

Statewide: Triad region, October 2014

Monthly report of business news from the Triad region.

2014-10

Statewide: Charlotte region, October 2014

Monthly report of business news from the Charlotte region.

2014-10

Statewide: Western region, October 2014

Monthly report of business news from the Western region.

2014-10

Parts & parcels

Temple Sloan spread the wealth, turning more than 400 of his employees into millionaires. But liquidity issues forced him to sell out to what's now the biggest U.S. auto-parts retailer.

2014-10

The 100 at 30

Cover story: S&D Coffee and the state's biggest private companies still pack a jolt.
 

2014-10

Rise and fall of Renegade

Taking on Big Tobacco and the taxman, Calvin Phelps saw the business he built go up in smoke.
 

2014-10

They come, they go

Free & Clear: In good times and bad, companies shed workers and go out of business. Rather than try to control this, policymakers should cultivate job creation.

2014-09

Little by little

Up Front: Rural areas produced many of the visionaries who built North Carolina. Now small towns and cities struggle to stay relevant.

2014-09

NCtrend: Server and protect

NCtrend: Dave Jones makes millions for his private-equity investors by safeguarding data.

2014-09

NCtrend: Better the Blue Devil you know

NCtrend: Duke University faculty rule the St. Louis Fed's ranking of Tar Heel economic research.

2014-09

NCtrend: Image conscious

NCtrend: Hickory hopes a new bond package will repair its reputation as one of the nation's most-depressed metros.

2014-09