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Toyota, Chrysler and Honda are recalling about 2.1 million vehicles with airbags that might suddenly deploy even when the vehicle is not in a crash after earlier recalls did not sufficiently address the problem. Federal regulators said replacement parts might not be fully available until the end of the year.
Jose Luis Cutrale, an enigmatic Brazilian orange baron, is one of the men behind the recent buyout of Charlotte-based Chiquita.
Statesville’s City Council approvef a $70,000 economic development grant at its January meeting for Highland Industries

Dollar General formally ended its hostile bid to buy Matthews-based Family Dollar on Friday, a week after shareholders approved Family Dollar’s plan to sell itself to another rival company.

There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness.

More than 100 million Americans are expected to tune into the Super Bowl on Sunday, and while the Panthers aren’t playing this year, Charlotte-area businesses are looking to cash in on everything from food orders to electronics.

American Airlines’ pilots approved a new contract granting them immediate raises of 23 percent. American merged with US Airways in December 2013, and the deal covers pilots from both carriers in their first unified contract.

More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.

Federal regulators are urging community banks to monitor the vendors they use for a wide variety of business functions, as cybersecurity becomes a greater concern for U.S. companies.

Carolinas HealthCare System has asked the S.C. Administrative Law Court to delay issuing a certificate of need for Piedmont Medical Center to build a Fort Mill hospital.

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The cranes are rising again in the city’s center, as developers place big bets on uptown Charlotte’s continued growth.

To draw customers and make money, Dave Daniel juggles two separate ventures – a car-servicing business and a construction company.

Read the full series Workers don't have protections. Companies don't withhold taxes. Regulators don't seem to care. McClatchy reporters spent a year unraveling the scheme, using little-noticed payroll records that show how widespread this practice has become and what it costs us.

Analysis of total compensation packages for the CEOs of North Carolina's largest 50 publicly-traded companies. This analysis covers 2013 and compares total pay with that of the same executives in 2012.

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