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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

Regional Report Eastern September 2013

The East is generally regarded as the poorest region of the state, so it’s little wonder that impoverished children in and around Wilson have the slimmest chance of any poor kids in North Carolina of climbing the income ladder, according to a study by professors at Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley.

2013-09

Regional Report Triad September 2013

Rockingham County used to be known for textiles and tobacco. Now it’s attracting a more explosive industry.

2013-09

Regional Report Triangle September 2013

Not all startups are created equal.

2013-09

Wheeling & dealing

Cover story: Wheeling & Dealing, Cars made Bruton Smith very rich. No wonder he seems to believe “it’s my way or the highway.”

2013-08

Their brothers' keepers

Their Brothers' Keepers. The Peyton boys tend to each other and the golf course. If they do the former, the latter will one day be theirs.

2013-08

Focus on the homefront

Capital Goods: The Republican-controlled General Assembly clearly sees local government, in general, and city government, in particular, as too big for their britches

2013-08

Top 75 public companies

Bigger Spenders. A rise in returns for the top public companies mirrors a comeback in consumers’ confidence.

2013-08

What's the big idea?

Free & Clear: Over the past four decades, ideas such as deregulating markets and adopting pro-growth tax codes have become increasingly powerful in public policy.

2013-08

Regional Report Charlotte August 2013

On July 1, Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers handed the utility’s reins to Lynn Good, its chief financial officer.

2013-08

Regional Report Eastern August 2013

It’s not easy being a bay scallop in Bogue Sound — or anywhere else along North Carolina’s coast.

2013-08

Regional Report Triad August 2013

In the year since Lorillard Inc. bought blu ecigs for $135 million, the Greensboro-based cigarette manufacturer has built the electronic-cigarette brand into a powerhouse with 40% market share.

2013-08

Regional Report Triangle August 2013

Investment management is growing in North Carolina for many reasons — few of them economic

2013-08

Regional Report Western August 2013

Evendale, Ohio-based GE Aviation says it has developed something that will change the jet-engine industry, and it has chosen Asheville as the place to produce it.

2013-08

A place apart

Cover story: Left behind, North Carolina's northeast corner gets a lift from an economic driver across the state line.

2013-07

Running the good races

Saturday night under the lights at Bowman Gray Stadium draws the most fans each week of any short track in the nation.

2013-07