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Grant to help BCC Small Business Incubator

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video Federal money will help a program in Brunswick County aimed at getting small businesses off the ground. The Brunswick Community College Small Business Incubator got $200,000 in federal grants today. Full story...
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CSX designation could help Brunswick Co. lure long-wanted jobs

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video Railroad giant CSX announced Brunswick County's Mid Atlantic Industrial Park on US 74/76 is now designated a CSX Select Site. Local leaders hope the move will eventually help bring a major manufacturer and jobs to the area. Full story...
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Wilmington business looking for votes in national contest

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video A Wilmington business is fighting for first place in the Martha Stewart American Made Contest. Nye's Cream Sandwiches are also featured in this month's issue of Oprah Winfrey's "O" magazine. Full story...
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Duke Energy selects Brunswick County location for Site Readiness Program

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video Duke Energy Progress has chosen a 220-acre tract along the Cape Fear River in Navassa to participate in the utility's 2013 Site Readiness Program to prepare the location for potential industrial development. Full story...
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CSX to make big announcement in Brunswick Co.

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videoRailroad giant CSX is expected to make a big announcement tomorrow in Brunswick County, according to Brunswick County Economic Development Commission Executive Director Jim Bradshaw. Full story...
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Walgreens buying Raleigh-based Kerr drugstores

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Walgreens announced Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to buy Raleigh-based Kerr drugstores. Financial terms of the deal were not released. Full story...
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Dow average drops NC-based Bank of America, adds Goldman Sachs, Nike and Visa

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The Dow Jones industrial average is swapping Bank of America for Goldman Sachs and also replacing Hewlett-Packard and Alcoa in a six-company shake up of the most widely known barometer of the US stock market. Full story...
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Center creates new jobs, lowers business costs

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videoA new UNCW development will raise awareness of great starter companies that are right in our backyard. The Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship opened off of South College Road near Cookout Thursday night, and is already creating new local jobs. Full story...
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Raleigh gets $10 million to build train station

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The city of Raleigh has been awarded a $10 million federal grant to help build a new Amtrak train station downtown. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. beach businesses report successful summer

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video It's the unofficial end of summer, and business owners in Brunswick County say it's been one of the best they have seen in years. Full story...
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Revised air permit means more time, higher emissions for cement plant

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A revised air quality permit means Titan America has more time to start construction on the cement plant it wants to build in Castle Hayne and a higher limit for emissions from the proposed facility. Full story...
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Nasdaq resumes stock trading after 3-hour outage

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videoTrading on the Nasdaq stock exchange is resuming after a three-hour halt caused by a technical glitch. Other exchanges were operating normally Thursday, and stocks rose slightly. Full story...
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State suing Sutton Electric Plant/Duke Energy

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The state has filed two lawsuits for injunctive relief against Duke Energy Progress Inc. and Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC for claims related to the discharge of wastewater from the utility’s North Carolina coal ash impoundments that were not included in the state’s earlier legal actions. Full story...
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Hundreds of jobs possibly coming to Wilmington

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videoWilmington's economy could see a boost in the near future. Wilmington Business Development says it is in the early stages of courting a major company to the Port City. Full story...
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NC town anticipates new Sturm Ruger gun factory

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A North Carolina town already home to America's largest gun manufacturer expects to welcome another famous name in the business. Full story...
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