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Cities inundate Amazon.com with HQ2 proposals

Charlotte, the Triangle and Triad all made plays to land Amazon.com’s second headquarters. But the competition between North Carolina’s three largest metropolitan areas pales compared to the national picture. The company received 238 proposals by the end of last week. Amazon.com’s $5 billion project could bring 50,000 jobs to whichever city the company chooses.

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North Carolina cities scramble for Amazon HQ2

The Research Triangle Park Partnership has shipped its 32-pound proposal to Amazon.com, and business luminaries from Hugh McColl to Michael Jordan have made the case for Charlotte. The Charlotte Regional Partnership prepared a custom-made wooden box for a proposal including 22 sites in the area. North Carolina’s two biggest metropolitan areas, along with other cities around […]

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Southern Living needs your help picking the South’s Best in cities, restaurants and more

On the way to naming Raleigh-Durham the eighth best city in the South, Southern Living couldn’t seem to find any of its other virtues. Maybe you can help out? In … Click to Continue »

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Several NC cities rank high for frequent exercise — but another is the country’s worst

Several North Carolina cities and towns ranked high in a national survey of regular exercise, with Asheville breaking the top 30 — but the Hickory area ranked the lowest overall. … Click to Continue »

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