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Court rules against Well Fargo in tax-credit case

A federal court has ruled that Wells Fargo & Co. is liable for a negligence penalty in a tax case that involved foreign tax credits, but the bank prevailed in another part of the case that could mute any payment. The case involves Structured Trust Advantaged Repackaged Securities, or STARS. In other developments, Wells Fargo […]

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Monroe truck-parts company to build $40M factory, add 100 jobs

A longtime Monroe manufacturer is doubling the size of its presence with a $40 million truck-hub factory near the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport. Consolidated Metco Inc., which already has about 500 employees at a 220,000-square-foot plant closer to downtown Monroe, will bring 100 additional jobs to the new facility. Incentives from the city of Monroe, Union […]

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Gardening: Trellises that blend into the landscape – and sometimes shine

The natural geometry of up, down and level seems like a good framework with which to approach spring garden chores. Plants are sending their stems upward, and a long list … Click to Continue »

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Durham woman deported after public fight to stay in US

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A young Durham woman was deported Friday morning following a long fight to stay in the U.S. Wendy Noemi Miranda-Fernandez came into the country in 2008 at the age of 14 from El Salvador. Family and friends say she came out of fear for her life. They say she witnessed a […]

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