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Durham startup launches app to make shoppers, diners more informed Video included

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An app developed in the American Underground is leading the way to giving shoppers and diners a more personal experience. More>>

Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes Video included

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The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal. More>>

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

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Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid. More>>

US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America

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A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments. More>>

GM announced Monday it is planning to recall another 1.3 million vehicles in the United States that may experience a loss of electric power steering assist. More>>

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Under a new pricing-transparency law going into effect next year, N.C. hospitals must submit charges for 140 of their most common procedures. More>>

Exxon passes Apple as most valuable company

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Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter.
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  • Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:48:24 GMT
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.
  • Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:59:05 GMT
    File PhotoFile Photo
    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.
    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.
  • US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America

    US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:14:28 GMT
    A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments.
    A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments.
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  • Survey indicates eurozone growing slowly

    Survey indicates eurozone growing slowly

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:03 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:03:37 GMT
    A survey of business activity indicates the economy in the 18-country eurozone slowed but still grew modestly in August.
    A survey of business activity indicates the economy in the 18-country eurozone slowed but still grew modestly in August.
  • Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonalds

    Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonalds

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:53:32 GMT
    Russian news agencies are reporting that the country's food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald's restaurants in the Urals after safety complaints, a day after four branches of the chain were...
    Russian news agencies are reporting that the country's food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald's restaurants in the Urals after safety complaints, a day after four branches of the chain were shuttered in...
  • China manufacturing drags on Asia, but Europe up

    China manufacturing drags on Asia, but Europe up

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:43:32 GMT
    Asian stocks got a slight boost from Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower.
    Asian stock markets were dampened by a weak China manufacturing survey Thursday, but European stocks opened higher. Japan gained on the prospect of a stronger dollar after Fed minutes showed policymakers are leaning toward...
  • Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

    Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

    Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:01:00 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing. The lawyer for 25-year-old Nicole Vaisey said she was the victim of an abusive relationship with 39-year-old Stephen Howells Jr. "She was in a master-slave relationship with Howells," attorney Bradford Riendeau said. "I believe she's not as culpable as he is." Vaisey will be in court on Thursday. Authorities said Howells waived his r...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing. The lawyer for 25-year-old Nicole Vaisey said she was the victim of an abusive relationship with 39-year-old Stephen Howells Jr. "She was in a master-slave relationship with Howells," attorney Bradford Riendeau said. "I believe she's not as culpable as he is." Vaisey will be in court on Thursday. Authorities said Howells waived his r...
  • Authorities investigate body found in West Ashley

    Authorities investigate body found in West Ashley

    Authorities investigate body found in West Ashley

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:28:45 GMT
    An investigation is underway in West Ashley after a body was found on a sidewalk Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office says at 1:50am deputies responded to Ashley Crossing and Sunnyvale to investigate reports of a deceased woman found lying on the sidewalk. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating this death. The Coroner will release the manner of death and the identity of the victim. . Watson says there were...
    An investigation is underway in West Ashley after a body was found on a sidewalk Major Eric Watson with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office says at 1:50am deputies responded to Ashley Crossing and Sunnyvale to investigate reports of a deceased woman found lying on the sidewalk. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating this death. The Coroner will release the manner of death and the identity of the victim. . Watson says there were...
  • UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:07 AM EDT2014-08-21 09:07:08 GMT
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores. A spokeswoman for UPS says the information includes card numbers, postal and email addresses from about 100,000 transactions between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11. United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday that it was among U.S. retailers who got a government bulletin about the malware on July 31. The malware is not identified by current anti-virus software. UP...
    Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores. A spokeswoman for UPS says the information includes card numbers, postal and email addresses from about 100,000 transactions between Jan. 20 and Aug. 11. United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday that it was among U.S. retailers who got a government bulletin about the malware on July 31. The malware is not identified by current anti-virus software. UP...
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