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Tar Heel reacts as Smithfield shareholders approve sale to Chinese

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videoShareholders have approved the sale of Smithfield Foods to a Chinese company. The buyout comes amid food safety problems in China, and its impacts could be felt in our area. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Customers surprised to find tax records sold after preparer's death

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video Before she died in July, Margaret Darden had spent most of her life preparing other people's taxes. But after her death her family sold her business, and with it her clients' personal information. Now those customers are searching for answers. Full story...
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Randy to the Rescue

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Jesse Jones shows Randy Aldridge how to assemble old tin cans into beautiful works of art for your yard. Forever Flowers is making going green easy with these simple and fun flowers so you can keep summer going all winter long. Full story...
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NC Commerce Secretary says small biz, exports keys to economic growth

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video North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker was the guest speaker at a luncheon for business leaders in Wilmington. Decker says much of the growth in this economy is going to come from small and mid-sized businesses. Full story...
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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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