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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.

2012-10

Regional Report Triangle October 2012

Durham-based BioSignia Inc. says it can tame health-care increases for employers through its Web-based software that generates employee health assessments and the recent acquisition of a company that creates wellness programs

2012-10

Regional Report Charlotte October 2012

Neither Bojangles Restaurants Inc. or Price's Chicken Coop in Charlotte received sales boosts from September's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

2012-10

Regional Report Western October 2012

Western North Carolina’s fiber-optic network originally focused on bringing high-speed Internet access to rural schools and libraries. But it has, along with an abundance of land and power, made the region a popular site for data centers.
2012-10

Rebound

The business side of the Charlotte Bobcats gets a bounce from a season so lousy it set an NBA record.

2012-10

Rapid-fire growth

Locked and loaded, Epic Games blasts its way up this year's ranking of private companies.

2012-10

How top private companies are growing

Top private companies in North Carolina are growing by acquisitions, reinvesting, rebranding, introducing new products and gaining new partners.

2012-10

Commercial consideraton

Cover story: Republican Pat McCrory and Democrat Walter Dalton tell how they plan to take care of business as governor.

2012-10

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.

2012-09

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.

2012-09

Run up the score

Cover story: The ACC must run up the score with its TV football deals to stay in the game.

2012-09

Keeping score

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

2012-09

Cache a check

Shareholder return is rising faster than CEO compensation, our list shows. And that’s without a nay say-on-pay vote

2012-09

Moving furniture

Bruce Cochrane resurrected his family business because he believes manufacturing will come back from China.

2012-09

Regional Report Eastern September 2012

Kinston Republican Stephen LaRoque resigned from the General Assembly in July after federal prosecutors charged him with eight counts of financial fraud related to two nonprofit lenders he operated.

2012-09

Regional Report Triangle September 2012

Comedian Louis C.K. made headlines in June when he announced tickets for his fall stand-up tour would be sold exclusively through his website. Rolling Stone speculated that the artist-controlled model might offer a new way of doing business for traveling entertainers of all stripes. But Travis Janovich, the founder and CEO of Morrisville-based Etix.com Inc. — the ticket platform C.K. uses to process sales — isn’t so sure the comedian’s gambit signals a sea change.

2012-09

Regional Report Triad September 2012

Employment predictions at FedEx Corp.'s air-cargo hub at Piedmont Triad International Airport have fallen short.

2012-09

Regional Report Charlotte September 2012

Charlotte plans to flip the shuttered Eastland Mall shopping center to private developers who would turn part of it into studios and soundstages for the region’s growing film industry.

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Regional Report Western September 2012

A late freeze that ruined between 70% and 80% of the apple harvest this year — worst since 1955 — was particularly damaging to Henderson County.

2012-09

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Shareholder return is rising faster than CEO compensation, our list shows. And that’s without a nay say-on-pay vote

2012-09