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Oct. 22, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

State jobless rate drops slightly

State unemployment saw a modest decrease in September.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

Town approves new truck purchase; property zoning request

Rezoning requests for property located on Doggett Road between Bethany Church Road and U.S. 74 Bypass, were approved Monday night by the Forest City Town Council.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.


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Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

State jobless rate drops slightly

State unemployment saw a modest decrease in September.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

Town approves new truck purchase; property zoning request

Rezoning requests for property located on Doggett Road between Bethany Church Road and U.S. 74 Bypass, were approved Monday night by the Forest City Town Council.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

DIY decorating tips from a professional

Want to give a room in your house a redux but not ready to bring in the pros? Kitty McGammon of Blue Ridge Design shares a simple strategy to give an old room a new look: move everything out of it.


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Oct. 22, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Hearing scheduled on NC homeowners insurance rates

North Carolina's insurance commissioner is holding a hearing on a request from companies that want to increase homeowner insurance prices by an average of more than 25 percent in January.


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Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

Wealthy giving less to charity; Utah tops states

Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.