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Let the sun shine

Industry insiders fear the sun will set on the subsidy that makes solar such a bright spot in a dreary economy.

2013-05

Seeing what we want to see

Free & Clear: Politicians and activists tend to see other yards as green or brown depending on which color would be most convenient for their arguments.

2013-05

Health care's need-to-know basis

Capital Goods: Relaxing certificate-of-need requirements is just one way GOP legislators seem intent on creating something resembling a free market for health care.

2013-05

Behind the checkout counter

The Fresh Market’s slip in same-store sales won’t spoil the grocer’s expansion plans.

2013-05

Regional Report Triad May 2013

Piedmont Triad Research Park in Winston-Salem is rebranded as Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

2013-05

Regional Report Western May 2013

Federal cuts known as sequestration will close parts of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway this year.

2013-05

Prepping Pinehurst

No stranger to big tournaments, Pinehurst No. 2 will make history in 2014 with two U.S. Opens in two weeks played there.

2013-04

Being Trumped

Up Front: Donald Trump woos to make a favorable impression of his new Mooresville course.

2013-04

Regional Report Eastern April 2013

Live Oak Banking Co. makes most of its profit selling Small Business Administration loans on the secondary market.

2013-04

Will shale gas lift the economy?

Capital Goods: Even if North Carolina's natural gas reserves far exceed current estimates, the larger issue of supply could affect the state’s energy future in the short term.

2013-04

Time to tend to family business

Free & Clear: Higher rates of divorce and out-of-wedlock births raise the cost of government and, thus, act as a drag on economic growth.

2013-04

Runs in the family

Mac Jordan spends decades reviving the mill in Saxapahaw his grandfather resurrected.
2013-04

What's in a name?

Donald Trump says his name is a brand worth billions. And the value it creates for his golf courses is priceless.

2013-04

Regional Report Charlotte April 2013

Residential rents in Charlotte continue to rise as demand from consumers wary of buying houses surges ahead of available rental properties. But that may change over the next few years because construction of multifamily housing is booming.

2013-04

Regional Report Triad April 2013

Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands has cut its debt to 2.5 times EBITDA — earnings before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization — the lowest ratio since its spinoff from Downers Grove, Ill.-based Sara Lee Corp. in 2006

2013-04

Regional Report Triangle April 2013

The Triangle is making a name for itself in the industry by blending financial services with its trademark — high-technology

2013-04

Regional Report Western April 2013

Though demand for their booze is booming, the owners of Asheville Distilling Co. have discovered that trying to change distribution laws that date to the end of Prohibition is enough to drive a person to drink.

2013-04

Medical evidence

Hospitals will have to prove to insurers they provide quality care as pay-for-performance contracts prevail.

2013-03

On the record

It’s where good vibrations from an Asheville studio’s special environment and unique equipment wind up.

2013-03

Vapor trails

Cover story: A hot deal for electronic-cigarette seller blu ecigs shows where there’s no smoke, there’s fire.

2013-03