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Regional Report Eastern October 2013

Two decades in sales at United Parcel Service Inc. taught Travis Burt and Keith Byrd an important lesson about the logistics industry: There’s always room to negotiate.

2013-10

Road to reform detours into tax cuts

Capital GoodsDespite the attention changes to abortion and election laws brought, the state legislature's Republican majority considers those it made to the tax structure its key accomplishment this year.

2013-10

The session

Up Front: Taking the long view

2013-10

Laying it online

Feature: How the top private companies in the state are opening up commerce on the internet.

2013-10

Making its marque

Cover story: The GOP did that in the legislative session. But is it something that business will buy into?

2013-10

Standing pat on the 3 R's

The governor scores big with roads, rules and job readiness.

2013-10

Now about that new brand

What is it we - and outsiders - think North Carolina is all about?

2013-10

Hard turn to the right

The state takes a different direction in its economic development efforts.

2013-10

Getting more than you pay for

Free & Clear: “You get what you pay for” sounds like good advice. Its persuasive appeal explains why so many use it, from helpful grandpas to ambitious politicians.

2013-10

Regional Report Triad October 2013

Trying to keep track of who owns the company once called Integon Corp. is like trying to win a shell game.

2013-10

Good Measure

Feature: The state’s richest man recounts how getting nudged from an ivory-tower nest eventually sent SAS soaring.

2013-10

Regional Report Triangle October 2013

Some Pittsboro residents believe the proposed Chatham Park development will cramp their lifestyle, turning wide spaces into tight places.

2013-10

Regional Report Western October 2013

UNC Asheville ranks on U.S. News & World Report.

2013-10

Going to the chapels

Weddings are a marriage made in heaven for Raleigh photo-sharing app.

2013-09

Regional Report Western September 2013

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was dealt a good hand in 2012. The state signed a 30-year compact with the tribe that allows table games with dealers at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel and opens the possibility of two more casinos on tribal land.

2013-09

Call it what it is

Up Front: Republicans now rule state government, and they’re using voter suppression to retain rather than regain power.

2013-09

Lessons from the session

Free & Clear: North Carolina adopted more free-market and conservative reforms than any other state has done in a single year.

2013-09

Business changes course on education

Capital GoodsTop business leaders have fewer long-standing ties to North Carolina and public education in the state.

2013-09

Fight over flight

Cover story: In the struggle for control of Charlotte’s airport, Aviation Director Jerry Orr wound up grounded. 

2013-09

Calling Ahead

Feature: Bandwidth has something wireless giants don’t — cellphones that make calls over the Internet.

2013-09