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Business highlights – JC Penney ousts CEO Ron Johnson

April 10, 2013

J.C. Penney is ousting CEO Ron Johnson. He’s being replaced by former CEO Mike Ullman. Ullman was head of the department store chain, based in Plano, Texas, prior to Johnson’s appointment to the top spot in 2011 in an ef...

Charlotte Motor Speedway sues over mega $80M deal

April 10, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C. — The mogul behind one of the country’s largest auto racing track operators is trying to resurrect a lawsuit claiming local officials reneged on an offer of $80 million in incentives to land a new drag strip an...

A&T senior has jewelry line

October 24, 2012

“Every girl has a hustle. Fashion is mine,” said Senior fashion design and merchandising major and Pretty Girl Mafia CEO, Erica McCamey. The Detroit native felt like it was always in her blood to be an entrepreneur. “I’m all about being a go-getter,...

Three guys and some threads P.O.L.A.R. clothing line

September 19, 2012

Here, on North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University fashion is everything. That is, if one steps out of his or her dorm/apartment one appearance has to be up-to-par. As CoCo Chanel once said, “A woman should alw...

Unemployment could affect Obama campaign

September 12, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — The disappointing August jobs report raises yet another campaign obstacle for President Barack Obama and makes his hopes of holding onto his own job even more challenging — especially in closely contested ba...

Agreement reached in completion of Sept. 11 museum

September 12, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) — An agreement that paves the way for the completion of the Sept. 11 museum at ground zero was reached on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks. The memorandum of understanding between the Port...

Draft order seeks to improve U.S. digital defense

September 12, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing an executive order with new rules to protect U.S. computer systems, after Congress failed earlier this summer to pass a cybersecurity bill. The provisions include voluntary st...

Romney and Ryan talk economy

August 29, 2012

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney pledged to help women entrepreneurs and innovators eager to create small businesses on Saturday in an economy-themed countdown to the Republican National Convention, taking shape in a city bristling wi...

GOP candidates’ plans for business

August 29, 2012

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republicans emphatically approved a toughly worded party platform at their national convention Tuesday that would ban all abortions and gay marriages, reshape Medicare into a voucher-like program and reject fe...

Man thinks buying sports teams caused identity theft scheme

August 29, 2012

California power broker Darius Anderson made a splashy, public attempt to buy the Sacramento Kings last year _ and wound up a victim of identity theft. In a bizarre case that may have been sparked by Anderson’s offer for the Ki...

NC appeals court rules tax-avoiding Food Lion owes

August 21, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court defended the power of tax collectors to recalculate the returns of multi-state companies that shift assets to avoid or diminish corporate income bills. A unanimous three-...

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