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May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and conditions in the workplace, a decision that affects an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees.

With the court’s five conservative members in…

Supreme Court Arbitration

May 21, 2018

The announcement last year of a Chinese tire company expanding its operations into the Twin Counties recently was recognized by a media publication as one of the top 15 economic development projects of 2017 in the country.

Triangle Tire Co.’s plans to build its first manufacturing facilities…

May 21, 2018

NEW YORK — April Oury started her physical therapy practice 14 years ago wanting to give all aspects of her business the same focus and attention to detail she gave patients — even when it came to choosing paint colors or an internet provider.

She wouldn’t do it that way again.…

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May 21, 2018

Given the complexities of the investment world, you might consider working with a financial professional to help you move toward your goals, such as a comfortable retirement. You should meet in person at least once a year to discuss your situation. At these annual reviews, you’ll want to…


May 19, 2018

The Rocky Mount Telegram’s Chris Taylor and his wife, Judy, enjoyed their time 20 years ago when they got to visit and vacation in Charleston, S.C.

Now, the couple will get the opportunity to go back again in the near future. Taylor, an advertising sales consultant at the Telegram, and his…


May 19, 2018

RALEIGH — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes.

Feelings remain raw over North Carolina’s so-called bathroom bill, which…

Apple Second Campus

May 18, 2018

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the billion-dollar industry.

Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer…

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May 17, 2018

U.S. stocks notched solid gains Wednesday, recouping some of the market’s losses from a day earlier.

Technology and health care companies drove much of the rebound, outweighing losses in safe-play stocks like utilities and real estate investment trusts. Small-company stocks fared better than…

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May 16, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appellate court has vacated a key permit granted to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, an order Tuesday that means all work on the multistate project must stop, according to attorneys who argued the case for environmental groups.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says…


May 16, 2018

The N.C. Department of Labor recently honored local businesses for outstanding on-the-job safety achievements in 2017 during it’s annual Rocky Mount Safety Awards banquet at the Rose Hill Conference Center in Nashville.

N.C. Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry said it was an honor for her to…

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