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Bank of America website woes last into 6th day
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 12:01pm.

Bank of America's website is having troubles for the sixth straight day, meaning customers may still have difficulty signing into their accounts.

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PPD sold to equity firms for $3.9 billion
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 10:59pm.

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.

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Duke-Progress to hurry solutions on competition
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 9:57am.

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.

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Downtown business just finding out about 2008 sign ordinance change
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 3:06pm.

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.

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NC says wine industry grew 58 percent in 4 years
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/21/2011 - 3:26pm.

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.

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Businesses come together to share ideas making it easier to go green
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 09/21/2011 - 12:59pm.

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.

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PPD names new CEO
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 11:00am.

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.

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Groups challenge Duke-Progress Energy merger in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 9:42am.

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

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Charlotte shows DNC where to find goods, services
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 9:19am.

Charlotte businesses eager to sell products and services when the Democratic National Convention arrives next year are getting a boost with a one-stop shopping guide.

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