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TWC call center closing means 45 layoffs

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Forty-five people will be out of work when Time Warner Cable closes its Wilmington call center in December. Full story...
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Perdue wants Chinese students going to NC colleges

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Gov. Bev Perdue wants Chinese business and education leaders to consider steering more students to North Carolina colleges and universities. Full story...
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Experts say local economy recovering, but slowly

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video Good economic news for the region was announced today at the eighth annual Economic Outlook Conference at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where faculty economists forecast that the Wilmington area will outperform the state and nation in economic growth in the coming year. Full story...
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New store brings old feel to downtown Wilmington

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video There's an old saying "If you hold onto it long enough, it will come back in style." A new shop in downtown Wilmington is banking on the clothing karma, hoping these classics make their way to the Wonder Shop and then to your closet. At the Wonder Shop, that's not just the business plan, but the inspiration for the store itself. Full story...
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Front Street to see new businesses

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video Downtown Wilmington might be starting to bounce back as a handful of businesses will be opening on Front Street. A few of those places are replacing legendary city locations like old Tom's Drugs store and Orton's Pool Room. Full story...
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NC fashion firm has first 'made in USA' delivery

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A North Carolina clothing company that wants to help revitalize the state's textiles industry has its first fully made-in-America delivery ready to go. Full story...
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Bank of America website woes last into 6th day

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Bank of America's website is having troubles for the sixth straight day, meaning customers may still have difficulty signing into their accounts. Full story...
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PPD sold to equity firms for $3.9 billion

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video One of Wilmington's largest employers has been sold. PPD announced today that it has entered into a merger agreement with two private equity firms. Full story...
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Duke-Progress to hurry solutions on competition

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Executives of Duke Energy and Progress Energy say they'll need only about two weeks to address federal regulators' concerns that their merger will too heavily concentrate the Carolinas electric power market. Full story...
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Downtown business just finding out about 2008 sign ordinance change

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video Signs, signs, everywhere signs. But in downtown Wilmington, some business could be in violation of a city ordinance, and that could mean big bucks in an already tight economy. Full story...
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NC says wine industry grew 58 percent in 4 years

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A study finds North Carolina's once-fledgling wine industry, grape growers and related businesses are directly responsible for employing about 3,800 and those workers generate another 3,700 jobs. Full story...
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Businesses come together to share ideas making it easier to go green

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video In the rapidly changing green business world, sometimes it's hard to keep up on the latest trends. Local green professionals gathered at the Emerging Green Businesses Conference in Wrightsville Beach today to share their ideas and successes. Full story...
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PPD names new CEO

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One of Wilmington's biggest employers has a new leader. PPD announced today its board of directors has Raymond H. Hill as the company's new chief executive officer and elected him to the board of directors. Both moves were effective September 16. Full story...
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Groups challenge Duke-Progress Energy merger in NC

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Some environmental groups have filed last-minute challenges to the proposed merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy. Full story...
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