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How she’s turned Charlotte into the capital of the basketball universe

How she’s turned Charlotte into the capital of the basketball universe

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Someone has to figure out how to bring the NBA’s biggest event to life in Charlotte next week,...


Why \'transformational\' BB&T-SunTrust deal is a big win for Charlotte — and the banking industry

Why 'transformational' BB&T-SunTrust deal is a big win for Charlotte — and the banking industry

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A proposed merger to create a super-regional powerhouse set off shock waves across the Southeast today....


Could another bank tower join Charlotte\'s skyline following $66B merger?

Could another bank tower join Charlotte's skyline following $66B merger?

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Winston-Salem-based BB&T Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc. out of Atlanta said early Thursday they will...


Wells Fargo weathers second tech outage in a week

Wells Fargo weathers second tech outage in a week

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Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) is experiencing its second outage in one week. The San Francisco-based...


Atlanta Braves prepared for ballpark name change after SunTrust-BB&T deal

Atlanta Braves prepared for ballpark name change after SunTrust-BB&T deal

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Atlanta Braves president and CEO Derek Schiller said the team was “just learning of” the...


Remember those teachers failing math exams? NC has discovered a miscalculation twist.

Remember those teachers failing math exams? NC has discovered a miscalculation twist.

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For more than five months, North Carolina’s education leaders have been agonizing over a math...


UNCs interim chancellor promises bold leadership and says he could seek job permanently

UNCs interim chancellor promises bold leadership and says he could seek job permanently

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Kevin Guskiewicz, the newly named interim chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill, said Thursday he will start...


Charlotte protests, riots are the backdrop in the murder trial of Rayquan Borum

Charlotte protests, riots are the backdrop in the murder trial of Rayquan Borum

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More than two years after violent protests tore through uptown Charlotte, this question lingers: Who...


A sight to see: 90-foot-high Outer Banks bridge opens 1 day only to walkers, cyclists

A sight to see: 90-foot-high Outer Banks bridge opens 1 day only to walkers, cyclists

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A once-in-a-lifetime chance to stand in the middle of a busy highway and stare 90 feet down at the Outer...


With hotels filled, thousands expected to turn to Airbnb for All-Star Game weekend

With hotels filled, thousands expected to turn to Airbnb for All-Star Game weekend

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Demand for housing is intense for the NBA All-Star Game, the biggest sporting event in Charlotte’s h...


SunTrust and BB&T CEOs on merger: Client-facing associate jobs \'are assured\' (VIDEO)

SunTrust and BB&T CEOs on merger: Client-facing associate jobs 'are assured' (VIDEO)

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The $66 billion bank merger between BB&T Corp. and SunTrust Banks Inc.— the largest in more...


UNC leaders denounce blackface in 1979 yearbook photo that is sparking viral outrage

UNC leaders denounce blackface in 1979 yearbook photo that is sparking viral outrage

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Photos from a late 1970s UNC yearbook that show white members of university fraternities partying in...


Every NC school should have a police officer, group recommends in report to governor

Every NC school should have a police officer, group recommends in report to governor

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A school safety commission formed by Gov. Roy Cooper after the Parkland school massacre says North Carolina...


Will NC teachers once again get extra pay for masters degrees? Plan has bipartisan support.

Will NC teachers once again get extra pay for masters degrees? Plan has bipartisan support.

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Some North Carolina teachers might get rewarded with extra money for their master’s degree after...


When it comes to big bank deals, Charlotte’s been a winner — mostly

When it comes to big bank deals, Charlotte’s been a winner — mostly

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The deal bringing the combined BB&T/SunTrust to Charlotte in many way resembles First Union Corp.’s...


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