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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

The drive

Before becoming a golf czar, John McConnell got canned. The firing only fueled his desire to build something better.

2013-07

Mill work

Up Front: Life in northeastern North Carolina.

2013-07

Solving the economic puzzle

Free & Clear: To pretend that private capital formation is the only thing that matters in economic growth is like crowing after solving only one side of a Rubik’s Cube.

2013-07

Outside perspective

Capital Goods: Just talk of eliminating incentives may have cost the state business, Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker told lawmakers.

2013-07

Regional Report Charlotte July 2013

More than 150,000 of the 573,207 people who work in Mecklenburg County commute there from another county in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill metropolitan statistical area.

2013-07

Regional Report Eastern July 2013

A study says Interstate 95's North Carolina counties will lose economic output without an improved highway, but residents are balking at proposed tolls.

2013-07

Regional Report Triad July 2013

Winston-Salem is getting out of the sports entertainment arena, planning to sell Bowman Gray Stadium and Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

2013-07