RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Congress is talking about taxes, roadbuilding and efficient transportation and wants to hear from North Carolina’s governor. The U.S. House Transportation Committee holds a hearing Tuesday and has invited Gov. Pat McCrory. McCrory is representing the ...Read More »
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CHARLESTON, S.C. – The sentencing for a Florida developer who pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell property to South Carolina State University officials for kickbacks has been postponed. Richard Zahn, who pleaded guilty in February 2013, was to have been ...Read More »
ESTERO, Fla.— A retired police officer is suing a bank, saying its contractor broke into his southwest Florida house and falsely told people he was in foreclosure. The News-Press of Fort Myers reports (http://newspr.es/1Bo2udL ) that former Chicago police officer ...
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PONTIAC, Mich. — A Detroit man accused of using religion to gain the confidence of people with mortgage problems and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars faces sentencing next month. The Michigan attorney general’s office says 53-year-old Anthony Carta pleaded ...
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GREENSBORO — North Carolina A&T State University and the city of Greensboro have reached a deal on War Memorial Stadium. The News and Record of Greensboro reports (http://bit.ly/1AabWOo) that in a letter dated Monday, A&T Chancellor Harold Martin said the university ...Read More »
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A developer has withdrawn a proposal to redevelop an area in Charleston’s historic district that had drawn strong opposition. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports (http://bit.ly/1FERbPf ) that The Beach Co. withdrew the plan, saying it ...
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STOCKHOLM – Lost that charger again for your cellphone or tablet? Hate sorting heaps of wires to charge various devices? Swedish retailer IKEA might just have the answer — furniture with built-in charging spots, including in bedside tables, lamps and ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Most business economists expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in the second half of this year, but say uncertainty over the Fed’s plans is no longer slowing U.S. economic recovery, according to a new survey. Seventy-one ...Read More »
INDIANAPOLIS — Simon Property Group has launched a hostile bid worth about $16 billion for Macerich Co. after saying the rival mall operator refused to discuss a combination. A deal would combine two of the largest mall operators in the ...Read More »
NEW YORK — The three largest credit-reporting agencies say they will change how they handle records, including making the dispute process easier for consumers and providing a waiting period before medical debts are reported. Consumer advocates have long sought a ...
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