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Now is the perfect time to step up

Everyone is climbing a ladder. The only question is which rung are you on? Ever thought about it? It’s a way bigger thought than, “Is my job safe?” But if that’s what you’re thinking, it’s probably not. Asking yourself “Is ...

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Credibility for Blue Cross

RALEIGH — Brad Wilson must have known he had a problem. Those realizations tend to occur when state legislators take very public swipes at the multibillion business enterprise you head. Wilson has been the CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield ...

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To sell or not to sell kidneys

Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I together were making $88,000 to $110,000 per year between 1996 and 2007 and were able to save almost $50,000 during that time, even with two kids. So in late 2006, we bought a ...

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The silly, sleazy season

RALEIGH — In political circles, the time of year is known as silly season. It’s hard to imagine it getting any sillier. Angry candidates, smarting over incendiary ads, threaten lawsuits. They run from past words about this issue or that, ...

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