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Business Community Supports "Friends of Scouting" Campaign

Triangle business and civic leaders gathered this morning at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary for the annual “Friends of Scouting” breakfast to kick off the 2007 Friends of Scouting campaign to support the
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CEO Profile Part Two: Grant Yarber, Capital Bank

Editor’s Note: Today we conclude our CEO Profile of Grant Yarber, CEO of Capital Bank. You can read part one of this interview by clicking here. CBC: Talk a little about why you have such a strong commitm
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CEO Profile: Grant Yarber, Capital Bank

The Triangle area is fortunate to have a strong business community with dynamic and insightful leaders. Today, CarolinaBusinessConnection.com launches its “CEO Profile” series. Periodically we will go into
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What should you do about the stock market?

It’s time for a lesson in the stock market. Recently the market caught the eye of almost everyone when it dropped 400 points in a single day. Although that was a relatively small decline on a percentage b
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Change to Daylight-Saving Time May Cause Problems for Businesses

Daylight-saving time is scheduled to begin this Sunday, a full three-weeks earlier than usual. The change is the result of a new law passed in 2005 designed to lengthen the amount of time the nation is on dayli
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CBC Poll: Best Community for Business in the Triangle

The Triangle region is home to a wide variety of corporate citizens. So, CarolinaBusinessConnection.com wants to know, which community in the Triangle is the best for business? Vote today in our latest CBC poll
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Protecting Your Company's Online Reputation

What do JetBlue Airlines, former CBS Anchorman Dan Rather, Mary Kay cosmetics and Kryptonite Locks all have in common? They've each been the subject of social media outlets commenting, and in some cases att
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What makes North Carolina's economies tick?

Although we frequently talk about the North Carolina economy, the truth is that our state, like most, really is made up of many local economies. While linked, these economies differ from each other, because loc
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New Name, Logo for Sports Council

The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce's sports promotion arm has undergone a name change and creation of a new logo as part of an effort to boost the organization's brand in the Triangle market. Long
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Knightdale Emerging as The Triangle's Newest "Hot Spot"

There's a quiet movement underway on the Triangle's eastern tip. Knightdale is quickly becoming one of the region's hot spots, and the opening of the next stretch of Interstate 540 in January serves
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Forbes Proclaims Raleigh-Cary as the "Best City for Jobs"

The Triangle has received another accolade, this one coming from Forbes magazine. Last week, the magazine released its annual "Best Cities for Jobs" rankings. This list evaluates metropolitan areas th
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Forecasting the 2007 North Carolina Legislative Session

Editor's note: As the 2007 North Carolina General Assembly session begins to heat up, we've invited Dr. Andrew Taylor, the chairman of the N.C. State University Political Science Department, to provide
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Cree and City of Raleigh to Create Nation's First "LED City"

Cree, Inc., a U.S.-based leader in Light Emitting Diode (LED) solid-state lighting components, and the City of Raleigh, the anchor city in a rapidly growing metro area, today announced a joint, city-wide initia
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Junior Achievement Hosts Gala to Support Future Business Leaders

Community and business leaders from across Eastern North Carolina will gather at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary on Friday evening, February 16 at 7 p.m. to take part in the first annual Junior Achievement Val
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You Decide: Is Economics Sabotaging Alternative Fuels?

In his State of the Union address, President Bush called for an increased use of alternative fuels by American drivers. But entrepreneurs haven't waited for this mandate. Across the U.S., including North Ca
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A Promising New Future for Waverly Place in Cary

A promising piece of real estate located at the intersection of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads in Cary is about to get a big shot in the arm. Waverly Place shopping center, which has experienced ups and downs in
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Poll Results: The Best Bank for Small Businesses in the Triangle

The results are in! In a recent CarolinaBusinessConnection.com poll, we asked you to sound off on which bank was the best bank in the Triangle for small and medium-sized businesses. North Carolina is widely reg
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RBC Centura Names Drew Putt as President

RBC Centura has announced Drew Putt as president of RBC Centura Bank reporting directly to Chairman and CEO Scott Custer. As president of the bank, Putt will assume responsibility for RBC Centura's Personal
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CBC Poll: Which is the Triangle's Top Bank for Small Business?

North Carolina is home to many of the top banking institutions in the nation. We want to know — which of these banks best meets the needs of small and medium-sized businesses? Vote today in our latest Car
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You Decide: What did Milton Friedman teach us?

While Milton Friedman may not be a household name to most, he was the equivalent of a rock star to economists. I say "was" because Professor Friedman died late last year, just a few years shy of the c