President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the Carrier plant in Indiana on Dec. 1, 2016. (Photo: CNN/MGN)
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Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

President-elect Donald Trump is threatening heavy taxes as retribution for U.S. companies that move their business operations overseas and still try to sell their product to Americans.
Echo Farms (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
4 days ago
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Developer submits plans to build over Echo Farms golf course

Despite news tonight that a developer submitted plans to build over the golf course at Echo Farms, the group 'Save Echos Farms' says the fight is not over.
FordRecall
5 days ago
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Ford recalls 680,000 cars; seat belts may not hold in crash

Ford is recalling more than 680,000 midsize sedans mainly in North America because the front seat belts may not hold people in a crash.
Jobs
5 days ago
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US jobless rate plunges to 4.6 pct., employers add 178K jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent last month, though not for the best reason: Many of the unemployed gave up looking for work.
The Dixie Roadhouse will focus on lunch and dinner in the former home of Saltworks II at 4001 Wrightsville Ave. (Photo: StarNews)
5 days ago
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Wilmington favorite Dixie Grill looks to expand

In a matter of months, one of Wilmington's most beloved dining destinations could have a second location.
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6 days ago
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US 30-year average mortgage rate rises to 4.08 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates marked a fifth week of surges in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election win, reaching their highest levels this year.
home insurance
6 days ago
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Insurers want to raise rates for dwelling policies

Insurance companies in North Carolina are looking for a rate hike.
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6 days ago
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Senate takes aim at ‘bots’ that snap up concert seats

The Senate is cracking down on computer software used by ticket brokers to snap up tickets to concerts and shows.
Car
6 days ago
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SAFETY: US auto safety agency wants you to complain more

The U.S. government wants more people to complain about auto safety problems.
studentloans
7 days ago
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GAO: About $108 billion in student loan debt to be forgiven

Congressional investigators say the federal government is expected to forgive at least $108 billion in student loan debt as part of popular plans that tie repayment to borrowers' earnings.