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Charlotte BBB says scams are targeting the unemployed (access required)

Jerome Janet thought he had found a way off the employment/unemployment merry-go-round. He came across an ad in a newspaper for a Charlotte-based company called World Wide Consulting Services for what he said looked like paid training for a sales ...

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The foreclosure crisis isn’t bad for everyone (access required)

The foreclosure crisis is bad news for some. But for at least a few Charlotte-area contractors, it’s salvation. Despite a housing slump, some contractors in Charlotte are keeping their businesses afloat repairing and maintaining foreclosed homes, which angry owners often ...

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Video entrepreneurs aim to fill void, cash in on Democratic National Convention (access required)

When Tommy Nichols told his friends he was quitting his information technology job at Central Piedmont Community College to start his own company he got some strange looks. “They asked me if I was nuts for quitting a steady job ...

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Not even David Furman has been immune to the downturn (access required)

Charlotte architect David Furman was inside a room of dozens of developers and builders who city officials had asked to get together to discuss the master plan for uptown. It was the late 1990s, uptown was still growing in starts ...

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How much turbulence would end of corporate jet tax break create in Charlotte’s economy? (access required)

Between banks and NASCAR, corporate jets regularly cast their shadows on Charlotte’s landscape. With 237 private and company planes based at facilities in Mecklenburg County, the impact of such aircraft on the county last year was about $110 million, according ...

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