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N.C. Attorney General orders Charlotte School of Law to close

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein has ordered Charlotte School of Law to shut down, and his office sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education to notify it that the school’s license to operate in the state had expired. The school, cut off from federal student loans and targeted by the American Bar Association […]

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Wells Fargo shakes up board, names chairman

Wells Fargo & Co. says former Federal Reserve Governor Betsy Duke will replace Chairman Stephen Sanger on Jan. 1. Duke became a Wells Fargo director in 2015, and was named vice chair last year after a fake-account scandal erupted at the bank. Along with Sanger, two other long-time executives on the embattled bank’s board will […]

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Life is not lucrative for the panhandler at the Beltline offramp

According to news reports, good times are upon us. The stock market sets record highs almost daily, unemployment is under 5 percent, and as was promised by Republicans during the … Click to Continue »

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Raleigh's pay-what-you-can restaurant has a home

Maggie Kane, executive director of A Place at the Table, describes how the nonprofit has found a permanent home in the former Cafe de los Muertos in downtown Raleigh. The new cafe will open in Fall 2017 and will let people pay or volunteer for their meals. … Click to Continue »

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