Yahoo
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Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job.
Duke Energy imploded a boiler at the retired Sutton Plant in New Hanover County on April 10, 2016. (Photo: Duke Energy)
2 days ago
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BOOM! Duke Energy set to implode boiler at old plant Sunday

Don't be surprised if you hear or feel an explosion in the Wilmington area Sunday morning.
Uber
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Uber testing 2-minute wait time before it starts charging you

The on-demand car service app says it's testing a new program in certain locations where customers will be charged a fee if the driver is still waiting two minutes after the arriving at the pickup location.
honest company
3 days ago
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Jessica Alba’s Honest Company sued over organic infant formula

Jessica Alba's The Honest Company has been hit with another lawsuit that criticizes the brand's claims.
FordRecall
3 days ago
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Ford recalls 202K pickups, SUVs, cars to fix transmissions

Ford is recalling nearly 202,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars in North America because the automatic transmissions can suddenly downshift to first gear.
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FTC rules Amazon is liable for in-app charges

A federal judge has ruled that Amazon is liable for in-app purchases made by children, the latest development in a suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2014.
The StarNews reports the developer is planning a gated community of around 30 homes within the Brunswick Forest neighborhood. (Photo: StarNews)
1 week ago
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In reversal, Leland to allow gated communities

Overturning a two-year-old ban of new walled-off neighborhoods, the Town Council voted unanimously Thursday to allow gated communities.
Minimum Wage
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US Virgin Islands prepares for minimum wage increase

The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands says it will soon increase the minimum wage to $8.35 an hour.
poweroutage
1 week ago
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Woods fire blamed for large power outage overnight

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (BEMC) says a woods fire near Bolivia led to a large-scale power outage overnight in Brunswick and Columbus counties.
Harriet Tubman will be placed on the $20. Andrew Jackson is currently the face on the bill.
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Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on the face of the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill, a Treasury Department spokesman said today.