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Wheel equipment maker to spend $8 million to expand, hire 60
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Wheel equipment maker to spend $8 million to expand, hire 60

A manufacturer of wheel alignment and balancing systems will spend $8 million to expand a Mississippi plant, hiring 60 new workers. Hunter...

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Just Dunkin’: Dunkin’ Donuts to change its name
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Just Dunkin’: Dunkin’ Donuts to change its name

Dunkin’ is dropping the donuts — from its name, anyway. Doughnuts are still on the menu, but the company is renaming itself “Dunkin’” to reflect...

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Former Trump hotel in Panama City rebranded as JW Marriott
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Former Trump hotel in Panama City rebranded as JW Marriott

A luxury hotel in Panama City that used to bear the Trump name was formally rebranded Tuesday as the JW Marriott after a bitter dispute over...

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Dental equipment company to add over 300 jobs in Charlotte
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Dental equipment company to add over 300 jobs in Charlotte

The dental equipment maker Dentsply Sirona said Tuesday it will make Charlotte its new U.S. commercial hub, and will add 320 jobs here over the...

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Parson calls for change to low-income housing tax credits
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Parson calls for change to low-income housing tax credits

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says state tax credits for low-income housing won't be issued until lawmakers revamp the program. Parson on Monday said...

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Waterbed promoters trying to revive industry with new focus
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Waterbed promoters trying to revive industry with new focus

Waterbeds still elicit a wink, wink, nudge, nudge whenever they come up in conversation — but two pioneers of the industry in the United States are...

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US home prices rise at slowest pace in nearly a year
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US home prices rise at slowest pace in nearly a year

U.S. home prices rose in July at the slowest pace in 10 months as climbing mortgage rates become a more significant factor for a growing number of...

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Portland tenant secures $105k settlement
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Portland tenant secures $105k settlement

A Portland rental management company has agreed to pay $105,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by an ex-tenant who claimed she endured deplorable living...

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Extension of Phoenix rail debated in Latino community
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Extension of Phoenix rail debated in Latino community

The defiant message hangs under the Mexican bakery's Spanish-language sign in Phoenix's poorest neighborhood, rejecting the city's idea of progress...

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Here’s why some neighbors oppose plans to redevelop a NoDa church, build new homes
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Here’s why some neighbors oppose plans to redevelop a NoDa church, build new homes

A plan to build 16 homes and four affordable housing townhomes in NoDa met opposition on Monday night when some neighbors criticized the project....

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Tool and die maker moves to new location, hires 10 workers
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Tool and die maker moves to new location, hires 10 workers

A Mississippi tool and die maker is doubling employment as it transfers location. North MS Tool said Monday it has moved from Booneville to Ripley...

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New expensive neighborhood for Burlington now in the works
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New expensive neighborhood for Burlington now in the works

Cambrian Rise, an expansive new neighborhood and the Queen City's largest development in decades, is taking shape mostly out of the public eye....

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Colorado-based firm aims to create 600 jobs in west Georgia
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Colorado-based firm aims to create 600 jobs in west Georgia

A Colorado-based company says it plans to create 600 jobs in Georgia over the next five years. Global Callcenter Solutions will occupy temporary...

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Bill targets ‘Kushner loophole’ allowing false filings
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Bill targets ‘Kushner loophole’ allowing false filings

A New York City councilman plans to introduce a bill to close the "Kushner loophole" that fails to check up on landlords if they file false...

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Lake County group gets $226K to address food deserts
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Lake County group gets $226K to address food deserts

A northwestern Indiana philanthropic foundation has won a more than $226,000 federal grant to address food deserts in Gary and East Chicago, in...

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Parking lot lease deals at McCain: A whole new mall game
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Parking lot lease deals at McCain: A whole new mall game

Ask what's new in shopping malls, and you'll hear of a trend that isn't in the mall at all. It's on the parking lot outside. Companies like Dillard...

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Drift to thrift: Resale becoming the new normal for shoppers
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Drift to thrift: Resale becoming the new normal for shoppers

An oversized nylon retro Adidas jacket sells for about $70 online. Collective Clothing on Frazier Avenue has it for $35. Some shoppers may sniff at...

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Urban timber harvest plan spurs anger
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Urban timber harvest plan spurs anger

Plans to log forestland near an urban area and adjacent to a proposed outdoor recreation area have created distrust in Springfield. The U.S. Bureau...

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Solar entrepreneur to bring jobs, training to Minneapolis
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Solar entrepreneur to bring jobs, training to Minneapolis

Jamez Staples has big dreams of bringing clean energy — and its economic benefits — to his underserved and racially diverse Minneapolis...

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New museum in Charleston aims to spark interest in history
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New museum in Charleston aims to spark interest in history

A Charleston landmark first built to preserve state records is reopening to present its history. The new South Carolina Historical Society Museum...

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Florida candidate for governor paying extra taxes on home
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Florida candidate for governor paying extra taxes on home

During his bid for governor, Democrat Andrew Gillum has reminded voters constantly that he isn't a millionaire like some of the other candidates...

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Allen Tate real estate merges with Pittsburgh firm. Here’s what it means for Charlotte
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Allen Tate real estate merges with Pittsburgh firm. Here’s what it means for Charlotte

Charlotte-based Allen Tate is merging with the Pittsburgh real estate firm Howard Hanna. The “partnership,” as the two companies describe the deal...

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Robert Venturi, postmodernist architect, dies at 93
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Robert Venturi, postmodernist architect, dies at 93

Architect Robert Venturi, who rejected austere modern design and instead ushered in postmodern complexity with the dictum "Less is a bore," has...

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A store that’s a Charlotte tradition is moving, and making other big changes too
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A store that’s a Charlotte tradition is moving, and making other big changes too

The Jewish High Holy Days are over, but you’ll want to make a note of this before Passover: Gleiberman’s Kosher Mart, a Charlotte institution for...

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Dollar stores thrive even in a hot economy. So why is Family Dollar closing its HQ?
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Dollar stores thrive even in a hot economy. So why is Family Dollar closing its HQ?

When you walk into the Family Dollar on North Tryon near East Sugar Creek Road, you might feel like you’re in a grocery store but without the fresh...

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Italy-based company plans North American HQ in Indiana
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Italy-based company plans North American HQ in Indiana

An Italy-based maker of filters for agriculture, heavy machinery, forestry and industrial businesses plans to open a facility in central Indiana...

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Michigan agency helping reuse abandoned site in Belding
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Michigan agency helping reuse abandoned site in Belding

A former gas station site in Ionia County will be evaluated for redevelopment with financial assistance from the Michigan Department of...

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Pot shop applicants await final OK for Massachusetts sales
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Pot shop applicants await final OK for Massachusetts sales

Massachusetts regulators are preparing to green-light several more recreational marijuana retailers, but there's still no word on when the first...

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Here’s what the closing of Family Dollar’s headquarters means across Charlotte
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Here’s what the closing of Family Dollar’s headquarters means across Charlotte

The pending closure of Family Dollar’s headquarters in Matthews, a company started by the Levine Family and now owned by Dollar Tree, could have...

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Family Dollar to close Matthews headquarters; 900 jobs affected
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Family Dollar to close Matthews headquarters; 900 jobs affected

Three years after buying Family Dollar, Dollar Tree is closing the Matthews headquarters of the retail giant started by the Levine Family, a move...

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