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Jul. 29, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Reynolds American 2Q profit climbs 6.7 percent

Reynolds American Inc. says that its profit rose by 6.7 percent in its second quarter, topping analysts' expectations.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Belhaven mayor wraps march to DC to save hospital

A North Carolina mayor fighting for the hospital that closed in his rural North Carolina town is about to finish his protest march to the nation's capital.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.