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Clemson University to relocate proposed Duke Energy plant

Clemson University will find a new location for a proposed Duke Energy Corp. combined heat-and-power plant after trustees recommended that it be moved from a controversial site just 100 feet from some residential areas. Duke had planned to start construction on the 16-megawatt, $50.8 million plant this fall, but local residents pushed back against the […]

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BB&T posts 1Q adjusted earnings uptick

A decision to pay off early federal home loan advances led to a 28% decline in BB&T Corp.’s first-quarter net income to $378 million, or 46 cents per share. However, adjusted net income rose to $611 million, or 74 cents per share, beating analysts’ consensus estimate of 73 cents per share. Revenue grew 9.1% to $2.8 […]

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Celia Rivenbark: Budget cuts are setbacks for nation’s neediest

Now that President Trump has promised to resuscitate the dying coal industry (“There’s a little black spot on my lung todaaaaay”), what’s next? Mandatory installation of cow-catchers on Amtrak trains? … Click to Continue »

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AP Exclusive: SEC’s Sankey refuses to step down in UNC case

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has denied a request seeking his removal as head of the NCAA infractions panel handling North Carolina’s ongoing academic case because of a conflict of interest. Sankey stated in an April 14 letter obtained by The Associated Press that the panel would “fairly decide this case.” […]

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