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Do the write thing

Up Front: Global learning helps our children succeed.


A good walk

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


Tropical spender

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


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.


McCrory lifts the Charlotte curse

Capital Goods: Republican Pat McCrory breaks the so-called Charlotte curse by winning the governor's race.


Laws of physic

Up Front: Time is money when it comes to medical care.


Another way to win tax reform

Free & Clear: The expected tax-reform battle might not end up being much of a battle at all.


Catching grief in troubled waters

Capital Goods: The fishing industry in North Carolina faces a lot of uncertainty these days, and it does so without a dedicated champion in the legislature.


Who reads us

Up Front: Business North Carolina's readers are an erudite bunch.


Time to pay down the uncertainty principal

Free & Clear: Some have dismissed concerns about policy uncertainty as partisans attacking Obama. It’s more than a talking point, and it didn’t start with this president. 


The right man

Up Front: Behind-the-scenes of Business North Carolina's interviews with the two men running for N.C. governor


New swing state is getting ads nauseam

Capital Goods: The onslaught of political advertising is good for television stations selling airtime but bad for anybody who has any regard for the truth.


The real score on the state’s schools

Free & Clear: If North Carolina were a country, we’d rank sixth among 24 industrialized countries in K-12 spending per student and first in higher-education spending.


For job growth, state should think small

Free & Clear: Rather than touting and ignoring rankings of the North Carolina’s business climate, leaders need to think about what really matters: economic performance.


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.


Keeping score

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


We're No. 1

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


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?


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.


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.