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Business announcements don’t mean recession is over for Charlotte, experts say (access required)

From expanding facilities, mergers and acquisitions and the creation of new jobs, there’s been a spate of business announcements in Charlotte recently. Some say the announcements indicate that the region’s business climate is improving, but they are hesitant to say ...

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Perdue: Colleges must rely on private gifts

WILMINGTON — Gov. Beverly Perdue says North Carolina’s public colleges and universities are going to have to rely more on the private sector as the state grapples with budget shortfalls. Perdue visited the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s campus Monday. ...

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Strayer sued over disclosure concerns

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of buyers of stock of Strayer Education Inc., which has campuses mainly in the South and Southeast U.S., including in Charlotte. The suit, filed in Florida, claims Strayer, which offers undergraduate and graduate ...

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Wingate to open $4M Matthews campus

Wingate University said it will open a $4 million satellite campus in Matthews in 2013. The new campus will be at Wingate Commons near Interstate 485 at Exit 52. It will feature a 26,000-square-foot building with 12 classrooms, a learning center and offices, ...

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