Thousands without power as rain eases on Sunday

Duke Energy crews were working to restore power to thousands of customers on Sunday morning after wind and rain on Friday and Saturday downed trees, caused scattered flooding and made travel more hazardous for motorists throughout the region.

The US Airways name is about to fly into history

The last-ever US Airways flight will make its way across the nation in two weeks, with a stop in Charlotte. And when Flight 1939 touches down in Philadelphia the morning of Oct. 17, the US Airways name will be no more.

Raleigh power struggle ensnares 9

Nine nominees for key state jobs, ranging from judgeships to the Utilities Commission to the state school board, are being held hostage while Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders fight over an unrelated batch of appointments.

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In Depth

Weakness and strength: 7 snapshots of the US job market

Employers added a meager 142,000 jobs in September; wages still aren’t growing much

Unemployment is just 5.1%, down from the 10% it reached after the Great Recession

Vulnerabilities in U.S. manufacturing reflect a struggling global economy

Bishop Michael Curry, who has led the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, will be installed next month as the new leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States.


L’eau de bacteria: A whiff of the future?

Biotech firms explore using microorganisms to produce flavors, fragrances

Number of natural ingredients is vast – but can be expensive and hard to get

Cracking the genetic code is the key to synthesizing high-end scents

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