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Blueprint for pain (access required)

Being an architect might sound cool. But in actuality, it’s tough out there for those with architecture degrees. The Wall Street Journal has created an interactive tool with the help of U.S. Census Bureau data compiled by Georgetown University’s Center ...

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Monday night mix-up (access required)

This month, Charlotte’s Center City was featured prominently on ESPN, complete with Bank of America tower all lit up. The only problem: The flyover shot was supposed to be of Jacksonville, Fla. ESPN made the footage flub during its coverage ...

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Hampered (access required)

The Home Affordable Modification Program, launched during President Obama’s administration, was designed to lower mortgage payments for homeowners struggling to pay their home loans. The King family of Clayton, Wis., which had a mortgage with Bank of America, probably wishes ...

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Too sexy for this ad (access required)

This week, Charlotte-based The McDevitt Agency unveiled its latest advertisement, a black-and-white display encased in glass at Overstreet Mall. In advertising the ad, company owner Shane McDevitt tweeted about it. And all that production value wasn’t lost on Marcus Nance, a Charlotte ...

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It pays to Occupy (access required)

Who says nothing much has come of the Occupy movement? In Raleigh, property owner Rob Baumgart is making a little side money from the movement up there. According to news reports, protestors in Raleigh are renting a tent village at Baumgart’s undeveloped ...

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Mega-minded (access required)

There’s something new going on in economic development. If you’re thinking about the warring between states to lure companies using more and more lucrative incentives, you could be right. No, we’re talking about a term we learned this week from the ...

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