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NC Court of Appeals throws out Dell incentives lawsuit

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The state Court of Appeals has upheld the state and local incentives given to Dell Inc. to build a plant in Winston-Salem, saying the legality of such tax breaks was settled long ago. Full story...
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Progress Energy's McGehee dies in London

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Progress Energy says chairman and chief executive Bob McGehee has died two days after suffering a stroke while on company business in London. He was 64. Full story...
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Number of businesses leave downtown Wilmington

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videoWhen you're in downtown Wilmington you may notice a number of vacant businesses with for-sale and for rent signs on them. Front Street has no shortage of empty spots but that doesn't appear to bother too many people. Kurt Trede and his brother may want to relocate their Carolina Beach restaurant to Front Street. Full story...
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Company recycles houses

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Reduce, reuse, recycle. It's a process that works for many household items. But now you can actually recycle your home. Full story...
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NC companies call for national carbon emissions policy

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Some banking and utility executives in North Carolina say a strong national policy on carbon emissions would reduce financial risk and spur investment in response to global climate change. Full story...
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Head of Mattel apologizes for toy recalls

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The head of Mattel apologized today for his company's massive recalls of tainted and defective toys. He spoke at a hearing on Capitol Hill as lawmakers look for ways to protect vulnerable children. Full story...
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American workforce graying

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The graying of America extends to the work force. More and more Americans are finding reasons to spend their golden years on the job. Sol Taylor is twice the age of most people in his realty office. At 76 the former biology professor works four-ten hours a day. Full story...
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Project developers to comply with new review process

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Project developers will have to comply with a new review process thanks to the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners. Full story...
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Plan to turn Blockade Runner into condos falls through

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videoA landmark hotel at Wrightsville Beach was supposed to be turned into condo's, but now plans have changed. The owner of the Blockade Runner says he's not surprised the sale fell through. In February the property was sold to two local men who wanted to transform the hotel rooms into condominiums. Full story...
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Porter's Neck to get new Lowe's Home Improvement

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New Hanover County commissioners approved a rezoning request on Tuesday to green-light the project. Residents in the area originally opposed it, claiming it would bring an unsafe increase in traffic. Full story...
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RBC Centura to acquire Alabama National in $1.6 billion deal

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RBC Centura Banks says today that it has agreed to acquire Alabama National BanCorporation in a deal valued at about $1.6 billion. Full story...
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History of the iPod

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videoThe iPod is the most popular device for listening to music and it's changed over it's six-year lifespan. Full story...
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Reports indicate good, bad news for housing market, economy

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As investors and market watchers keep an eye on the unfolding mortgage mess, two economic reports released Tuesday appear to indicate the troubles in the housing market could be impacting the economy overall. Full story...
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Pender Memorial Hospital to raise rates

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Pender Memorial Hospital could be raising its rates by four percent in the coming year. The hospital's chief financial officer says the increase would raise more than $100,000 to help offset inflation. Full story...
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Labor Day weekend a success for local businesses

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Many local business owners said this is one of the busiest Labor Day weekends in years. Full story...
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