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Progress CEO out, gets up to $10.3M after merger

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The Progress Energy chief executive whose sudden departure was announced hours after the merger creating America's largest electric utility is getting a big payout. Full story...
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Cold War: Frozen yogurt creates hot market in Wilmington

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video Do you like to stop for sweet treats on these hot summer days? If so, it seems like you're not alone. There are about a dozen frozen yogurt shops in the Wilmington area, and the growth shows no signs of stopping. Full story...
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Loss of surf tourney wipes out big bucks for Wrightsville Beach

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video Wrightsville beach's biggest surf competition will not happen this summer. The Reef Sweetwater Pro-Am was the second biggest surf competition on the entire east coast. Now the event that packs local hotels and stores each July is gone. Full story...
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Downtown staple Caffe Phoenix closing doors July 31

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video A staple of downtown Wilmington is closing its doors. After more than two decades, Caffe Phoenix will serve its last meal July 31. Full story...
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Ralph Lauren adding 500 jobs in High Point

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Ralph Lauren Corp. will create 500 more jobs over the next five years and invest $97 million in High Point, where the company already has several operations. Full story...
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Bacon sundae tops off Burger King's summer menu

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Burger King wants to lure customers this summer with a barbecue party - and a bacon sundae. Full story...
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NC to review proposed Duke-Progress merger

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North Carolina officials expect to lay out a schedule for their consideration of Duke Energy's proposed takeover of Progress Energy. Full story...
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Waccamaw Bank acquired by First Community Bank

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Waccamaw Bank is no more. First Community Bank, of Bluefield, VA, is taking over the business. Full story...
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Novant Health eliminating nearly 300 jobs

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Novant Health is laying off nearly 300 workers. The Winston-Salem company said Tuesday it will eliminate 289 management and staff positions. Full story...
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PPD Names David Simmons Chairman and CEO

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Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced that its board of directors has named David Simmons chairman and CEO. Full story...
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