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Tide is turning in Tar Heel politics

Capital Goods: Money follows power, and for decades it went to the pro-business Democrats who dominated state government. Now Republicans rule the roost in Raleigh.

2012-09

Keeping score

Up Front: The story behind this month's Business North Carolina cover story on ACC expansion.

2012-09

We're No. 1

Up Front: A first place and a first for Business North Carolina.

2012-08

State needs restrictions on licensing

Capital Goods: The state licenses 107 trades and professions, everything from hair braiding to lawn care. Does this protect the public or restrict competition?

2012-08

Going beyond conventional thinking

Free & Clear: Not only has North Carolina risen to national prominence in politics, but it’s a stage where important economic, educational and other issues are played out.

2012-08

Finis print

Up Front: After nearly five years writing the Fine Print column, Dan Gearino is departing his side gig to focus on his full-time editing job.

2012-07

Minding their business

Capital Goods: Legislators, whether the old Democratic regime or the new Republican majority, have been swayed by the arguments of corporate taxpayers.

2012-07

The final words on this

Fine Print: Final words from G.D. Gearino in his last BNC column.

2012-07

Readers write

Readers write: Letters from Business North Carolina readers.

2012-07

Baring their teeth

Capital Goods: The fight over who can run the business side of a dental practice could leave both sides in need of some repair work to their pearly whites.

2012-06

When health care is wealth care

Fine Print: It’s beginning to feel that health care is the American domestic equivalent to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

2012-06

By the book

Up Front: Many religious people, as well the politicians who prey upon them, tend to pick and choose, treating the testaments like columns A and B on a menu at a Chinese restaurant, selecting from whichever whatever best fits their prejudices.

2012-06

Another trickle-down theory

Fine Print: Local politicians are learning too well the lessons and techniques of Washington.

2012-05

States' bragging rights

Capital Goods: Would a superhighway from Raleigh to Norfolk be a bigger boost to business than building a $4 billion deepwater port in North Carolina?

2012-05

Spring cleaning

Up Front: We redesigned out website, aiming to give readers more news and easier ways to find the magazine's contents.

2012-05

Do-it-yourself

Up Front: Business North Carolina compiled its own list of Tar Heel state top hospitals this year for the first time.

2012-03

The levy as a lever

Gearino: It’s always fun when tax season coincides with an election cycle.

2012-03

Her story and history

Mooneyham: On this, there can be no debate: Beverly Perdue made history.

2012-03

All that counts

Up Front: Journalists sometimes mess up, too.

2012-02

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.

2012-02