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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 02:45 PM

Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use

Farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock because toxic sludge from a massive coal ash spill has settled to the bottom, a report by university researchers found.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 02:55 PM

Western NC fruit growers assess possible damage

Farmers and agricultural officials in western North Carolina are working to assess possible damage to fruit crops from this week's freezing temperatures.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 10:57 AM

Philip Morris Int'l 1Q profit falls nearly 12 pct

Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.


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Apr. 04, 2014 @ 07:01 AM

Commissioners narrow down goals

After nearly two hours of discussion, Rutherford County Commissioners have narrowed down their goals for the immediate future.


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 05:22 AM

Job applications being accepted at sweetFrog

Applications for employment are now being accepted at sweetFrog, located between Plum Natural Market and Folk’s Cleaners on Oak Street Extension in Forest City.



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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 02:45 PM

Feds: NC saw nearly 20k more find jobs in March

A new federal report says North Carolina workers are finding more doors opening to jobs.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

NC State study: Dan River water safe for farm use

Farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock because toxic sludge from a massive coal ash spill has settled to the bottom, a report by university researchers found.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 02:55 PM

Western NC fruit growers assess possible damage

Farmers and agricultural officials in western North Carolina are working to assess possible damage to fruit crops from this week's freezing temperatures.


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Apr. 03, 2014 @ 02:01 PM

Applications for US jobless aid up 16K to 326,000

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 01:09 PM

New CEO Barra faces tough task in shedding old GM

"That is not how GM does business."

With statements like that, new CEO Mary Barra is trying to distance the General Motors she now leads from the overly bureaucratic company whose inattention to its customers helped land it in bankruptcy in 2009.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 01:02 PM

AP sources: Health law sign-ups on track to hit 7M

Beating expectations, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was on track to sign up more than 7 million Americans for health insurance on deadline day Monday, government officials told The Associated Press.