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Durham NC to start 1/2 cent sales tax for transit in April
DURHAM -- The Durham County Board of Commissioners paved the way Monday night for a 1/2-cent sales tax for transit to begin April 1. News Observer
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NC call center to employ 150
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A new call center that will employ 150 people and could hire as many as 500 plans to open next spring in Fayetteville. News Observer
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NC Gov. Perdue drafting plan to convert Dix into a major urban park
Gov. Bev Perdue is expected to present a plan as soon as next week to convert the Dorothea Dix Hospital campus in Raleigh into a major urban park. The outgoing Democrat’s administration is negotiating two potential options with Raleigh leaders to vacate the property and draft a 75-to-99-year lease to the city for a yet-to-be-determined price. The decision is likely to come before the Democrat-dominated Council of State at its next meeting, tentatively scheduled for Dec. 4. News Observer
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With GOP lawmakers flouting anti-tax pledge, is Norquist losing position of power?
For decades, conservative lobbyist Grover Norquist vowed to drive Republicans out of office if they didn't pledge to oppose tax increases. Many lawmakers signed on. Christian Science Monitor
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BP: Many settlement opt-out requests weren’t valid
NEW ORLEANS — Only about half the businesses and individuals who asked to be excluded from a proposed settlement over BP’s 2010 oil spill submitted valid requests, the company and a team of plaintiffs’ attorneys said in a court filing. Fuel Fix
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BP to be arraigned on criminal charges related to Gulf disaster
BP faces arraignment Tuesday before a federal magistrate judge on manslaughter and other criminal charges stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico rig explosion and oil spill. Fuel Fix
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Why The Bush Dynasty Is America's First Family Of Finance
The Bush family is, without a doubt, both polarizing and prominent. With the exception of the Kennedys, the Bushes have the distinction of being America’s foremost political dynasty. Business Insider
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Lifetime’s “Army Wives” looking for paid extras as filming resumes in Charleston SC
Lifetime television series “Army Wives” is seeking paid extras as it prepares to begin taping in the Charleston area for its seventh season. Production is scheduled to begin in mid-December and end in May. Post-Courier
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Appeals court clears way for Georgia’s show-me-your-papers statute to take effect
State and local police could soon start enforcing one of the most controversial parts of Georgia’s illegal immigration law now that a federal appeals court in Atlanta has issued a ruling in a related legal case. Atlanta Journal Constitution
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VA Gov. McDonnell coy on his future – but not on Notre Dame
Richmond, Va. — Now that the 2012 election is over, speculation has begun about what Gov. Bob McDonnell will do once his term expires in 14 months. Richmond Times-Dispatch
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Features & Opinion

 Top Ten Places in the South for Relocating California Companies

The America South is home to almost as many residents as the Northeast and the Midwest combined, but even that statistical record is about to be broken. According to a new Census Bureau study that came out in April, 51 percent of the nation's population jump occurred in the South from 2010 to 2013.
 

 Randle Report - Business News in the South

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By Stacy Randle
Demographer Wendell Cox recently analyzed the largest gains in holders of bachelor's and post-graduate degrees between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metro regions in the U.S. of 1 million residents or more. The results were published in Forbes magazine and the South dominated the ranking.
 

 Business News in the South - Randle Report

FEATURE     
This is our annual "Made in the South" issue and it's timely because there is a new player in the South's manufacturing universe. For almost two decades, economic developers and politicos in the South and the U.S. have been chasing Chinese projects with little or nothing to show. Want proof we've been chasing ghosts in China for years? Okay, go ahead and name a Chinese brand that's made in the South? Tick. . .tick. . .tick. Give up?
 
 Nashville Mayour Karl Dean

We try to change up the categories in our annual Ten Top 10s section, but we always include the "Ten People Who Made a Difference" category. This year though, we are honoring 12 and you will learn why by reading about this group of folks who have made a difference in the South. Here is our annual list that includes executives, economic developers and politicians who have made a difference in the South's economy.


 


 

 

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