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June 21, 2018 - 31 minutes ago

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rose Wednesday as investors bet that technology companies and small, domestically-focused firms will continue to do well even if the trade dispute between the U.S. and China gets worse. Media companies jumped after Disney reached a new deal with Twenty-First Century Fox.…


Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

June 20, 2018

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy.

The data has apparently allowed outside companies to pinpoint the…


Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

June 19, 2018

DETROIT — Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.

But if President Donald Trump delivers on threats to slap 25 percent tariffs on imported…


State group honors Tolson

June 18, 2018

The man in charge of the local public-private economic development recruitment agency for Nash and Edgecombe counties was recently honored for his role in attracting new industries into the Twin Counties.

Norris Tolson, president and CEOof the Carolinas Gateway Partnership, was named the…