LOS ANGELES – When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year or so ago, they were baffled. When word ...Read More »
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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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DENVER – The company building Denver’s new Veterans Administration hospital has stopped construction after a federal board of appeals ruled that the VA breached its contract. Kiewit-Turner is halting work after the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals determined that ...Read More »
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Internet websites like Airbnb are making it easy and lucrative for homeowners to rent out their properties to vacationers for a few nights at a time. But that has left cities across the state struggling with how ...
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