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UNC tuition continues to climb, but more slowly

The UNC system’s Board of Governors is expected today to approve one of the smallest increases in in-state tuition and fees in the past decade. The proposed increases for the 2017-18 school year, which includes hikes of as much as 2.3% for new in-state freshmen and transfer students, passed a board committee Thursday afternoon. Because of a tuition-lock plan approved last year […]

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Major Wake County jobs announcement hinges on HB2 repeal

Sources familiar with plans for a major economic development told WRAL News that a company plans to bring as many as 1,500 jobs to Wake County with salaries averaging more than $100,000.  The decision, however, appears contingent on the repeal of House Bill 2, which could add pressure on N.C. lawmakers to compromise on a […]

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Business North Carolina’s 2017 Legal Elite event

Business North Carolina toasted the 16th class of Legal Elite at a reception at Charlotte’s Mint Museum on February 16. Category winners were presented plaques recognizing their selection to the 2017 Legal Elite, which was based on the results of an online poll open to all active members of the N.C. State Bar. Lawyers were […]

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Bissell Cos. confirms sale of Ballantyne Corporate Park

Bissell Cos. has confirmed the sale of most of its interests in the 535-acre Ballantyne Corporate Park in south Charlotte to New York investment firm Northwood Investors. The sale includes more than four million square feet of Class A office space and nearly 600 hotel rooms, including The Ballantyne. Financial terms weren’t disclosed, but industry […]

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