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The math doesn't add up

Up Front: Schools filled with disadvantaged students struggle to boost achievement.

2015-06

Coasting on its laurels

TownSquare: No longer besieged by pirates or privateers, Southport retains a charm that attracts tourists seeking a laid-back, fishing-town vibe.

2015-06

Saving it forward

Free & Clear: State lawmakers, while focused on cutting costs and bad regulations, should take advantage of a better economy and job market to bolster the rainy-day fund.

2015-06

NCtrend: Dancing with the startups

NCtrend: HQ Raleigh co-founder spreads his entrepreneurial strategy around the Tar Heel state.

2015-06

NCtrend: Down on Main Street

NCtrend: Kannapolis city leaders plan to lift their quaint downtown by buying up property.

2015-06

NCtrend: Opportunity lost

NCtrend: Research shows poor children in most of North Carolina won't escape poverty.

2015-06

NCtrend: Hip transplant

NCtrend: A noted name in orthopedic surgery builds up an innovative community college.

2015-06

Statewide: Feeling buzzed

Statewide: The Charlotte Hornets attracted a swarm of new attention, even as the team lost some sting.

2015-06

Statewide: Eastern region, June 2015

Monthly report of business news from the Eastern region.

2015-06

Statewide: Triangle region, June 2015

Monthly report of business news from the Triangle region.

2015-06

Statewide: Triad region, June 2015

Monthly report of business news from the Triad region.

2015-06

Statewide: Charlotte region, June 2015

Monthly report of business news from the Charlotte region.

2015-06

Statewide: Western region, June 2015

Monthly report of business news from the Western region.

2015-06

Plain Blaine

Plain Blaine: State Employees' Credit Union has soared to $30 billion in assets by keeping it simple and bucking conventional financial wisdom.

2015-06

Bounty hunter

Bounty hunter: ZeekRewards seemed too good to be true – and it was. Its collapse put former federal prosecutor Ken Bell on an international money chase.

2015-06

Literary agent

Up Front: BNC adds an acclaimed author-innovator to its ranks.

2015-05

Buggy whipped

TownSquare: Carthage celebrates a proud history while facing a challenging future.

2015-05

NCtrend: Off the dole

NCtrend: Economic recovery and tough love reverse state's $2.8 billion debt for jobless benefits.

2015-05

Let's settle an old debate

Free & Clear: It's time to be smarter on measuring public schools.

2015-05

NCtrend: Wholly kombucha

NCtrend: Loans from an unusual source fuel rapid growth at a Weaverville tea-maker.

2015-05