NEW YORK — Bank of America said today the Federal Reserve has objected to its plan for raising its dividend in the second half of this year, a setback that suggests regulators need to see more evidence that the nation’s ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Revenue has sent incorrect notices to nearly 2,000 taxpayers saying they owe state taxes for 2008. Department spokeswoman Beth Stevens says the notices went out based on erroneous information from the Internal Revenue ...
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A federal agency said today it didn’t order police in North Carolina to seal a report about a teenager who died after stowing away in the wheel well of a jet flying from Charlotte to Boston. The revelation appears to ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Duke Energy Corp.’s top executive urged regulators Tuesday to allow it to keep laying groundwork for a potential new $11 billion nuclear plant. The Charlotte-based company wants regulators to let it spend up to $459 million in development ...Read More »
STATESVILLE — A former employee at a school in Statesville has been arrested and charged with embezzlement from the school. The Statesville Record & Landmark reported today that 37-year-old Crystal Juanita Wilson of Claremont is charged with 13 counts of ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina is seeing some welcome signs of job growth but not enough to keep the state’s unemployment rate from creeping upward. The Employment Security Commission reported today that the state’s unemployment rate in January was 9.9 percent, ...
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RALEIGH — House Republicans today failed to override Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue’s veto of a bill that would challenge the coming federal requirement that people buy health insurance, as Democrats sent a message of their own to the Legislature’s new ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Republican legislators say Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue is threatening the prompt return of income tax refunds to North Carolina residents by borrowing money in a way that violates the state constitution. Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker ...Read More »
RALEIGH — People with legally concealed handguns could take their hidden weapons into more restaurants and to public parks in legislation that cleared a House committee today after debate that weighed if the public would be safer by offering it ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Gov. Beverly Perdue says she believes it’s a good time to try to lure California-based companies to build or expand in North Carolina. Perdue and other administration officials were heading today to the West Coast on a trade ...Read More »