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North Carolina’s college system is as diverse as it is large, from a school founded for American Indians to its flagship campus in Chapel Hill. This article profiles chancellors of the University of North Carolina, Philip Duboise and Robin Cummings. Also provided is the annual higher education directory, is a comprehensive list that includes enrollment totals, tuition rates, and freshman acceptance rates.
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The city of Burlington began as the North Carolina Railroad’s hub for building, repairing and maintaining its trains and tracks. Over the years, the area became a leader in the textile industry but by the mid-1970s, most of the sites shut down. With the help of LabCorp, one of the world’s largest medical testing companies, Burlington’s population and downtown is thriving once again.
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The Duke Energy chief, Lynn Good, is one of twenty female CEOs in the S&P 500 and a member of an even more elite group of women who hold the dual role of CEO and chairman of the board. The Charlotte-based utility serves millions of customers in the Carolinas, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. In an interview, Good discusses lessons learned and how she manages her time.
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North Carolina has become an important player in renewable energy, with solar and wind farms and other projects attracting billions of dollars. The investment reflects state law requiring utilities to lessen their reliance on coal, natural gas and nuclear sources.
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Operators of the PNC Arena in Raleigh are facing decisions on how to remake a building with its key tenant, the Carolina Hurricanes hockey team. They hope that redesigning and renovating the suburban venue will maintain the suburban arena’s appeal to tenants, sports fans and concertgoers.
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Steve DeCarlo turned Cooney Rikard & Curtin Inc., a sputtering insurance brokerage, into a market leader valued at more than two-billion dollars. The company takes a middleman role between property-casualty agents, who work directly with local businesses, and insurance companies that provide risk coverage. This article explains how DeCarlo and the company gained their success.
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North Carolina health care providers are dealing with changes in population and procedures, the latter brought by the Patient Privacy and Affordable Care Act. They also manage growing rates of chronic diseases and face multiple challenges in providing care. A panel of health care experts examines these issues and prescribes solutions.
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Older residents of North Carolina are embracing the tiny house movement. Many people have designed and built their tiny houses out of shipping containers. The low cost, portability, and small size make an ideal home for people who are retired, or wish to live close to or within a family member’s residence.
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North Carolina agriculture contributes millions of dollars to the state’s economy, and cultivates diverse commodities and businesses. The industry is also constantly changing with new technology, farm programs and policies. This article explores changes underway for farmers, processors, scientists and consumers.
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Business North Carolina’s 2016 annual Law Journal features advice from lawyers on spotting, preventing and dealing with some of the legal pitfalls common to businesses. Information is provided on modern estate planning, eminent domain, and upcoming additions and changes at the North Carolina Business Court. There is also advice for business owners who are going through a divorce.
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