SEATTLE — The jumps, stomps and roars of fans cheering on the Seattle Seahawks have been known to shake the ground around CenturyLink Field. Now scientists will use expected fan quakes during Saturday’s playoff game against the Carolina Panthers to experiment with ...Read More »
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WASHINGTON — Average U.S. mortgage rates started the year by dipping to new lows, with the benchmark 30-year rate marking its lowest level since May 2013. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — First-time homebuyers whose home loans are guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration would benefit from an Obama administration move to lower mortgage insurance premiums. Under the plan, the housing administration will reduce annual mortgage insurance premiums by 0.5 ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Safra Group and Brazil’s Cutrale completed their acquisition of Chiquita Brands International Inc. on Tuesday, taking the banana producer private. Chiquita, based in Charlotte, agreed in October to be acquired by investment firm Safra Group and juice ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Safra Group and Brazil’s Cutrale have completed their tender offer for banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc. Chiquita, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, agreed in October to be acquired by investment firm Safra Group and juice company ...
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — Gov. Pat McCrory says the legislature needs to act early this year to refresh North Carolina’s economic incentives offerings because he lacks tools needed when pitching North Carolina to company executives. McCrory told a new year’s business economic forum Monday he ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Energy companies that want to build a natural gas pipeline through three states plan to hold public meetings on the project this week in North Carolina. The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline would run 550 miles from West Virginia, through Virginia ...Read More »
COLUMBUS, Ohio – New state laws that took effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they ...
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