Your Office Coach: My boss won’t let me switch departments

Q: I am trapped in my job because of a lying supervisor. A few weeks ago, I applied for a position in another department. Because a supervisory recommendation is required for transfer, the final step was a reference check with my boss, “Norma.” When they asked Norma if she could give me a good recommendation, she said no, so I lost out on the job.

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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The US Airways name is about to fly into history

The airline grew with Charlotte, putting the city on the map as a major hub

US Airways will drop its name for good Oct. 17, fully switching to American Airlines

Changeover has been mammoth undertaking, from reservations systems to pet policies

Doug Herbert knows speed. He loves speed. And he is very aware that speed helped cause the deaths of his two sons, ages 17 and 12, in a horrific car crash in Cornelius in 2008.

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