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US official: Auto safety agency under review
Published Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:58 am

Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees aut... More>>
 

Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops
Published Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:55 am

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of ge... More>>
 

Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries
Published Saturday, October 25, 2014 6:10 pm

The world's largest consumer products maker, which acquired Duracell in 2005, has been trimming its... More>>
 

Faulty air bags raise concerns in Charlotte
Published Friday, October 24, 2014 10:01 pm

More drivers have become concerned they might own defective air bags after the National Highway Tra... More>>
 

Millennials save more than other age groups, analysis finds
Published Friday, October 24, 2014 6:26 pm

Millennials are looking beyond beach vacations and nights out when it comes to finding the best way... More>>
 

NC Industrial Commission leaders identify laws that could curtail labor fraud
Published Friday, October 24, 2014 6:11 pm

The commission has identified potential legislation to stop companies trying to cheat on workersÂ’ ... More>>
 

The meaning of ‘organic’? Hard to say for nonfood items
Published Friday, October 24, 2014 6:07 pm

There?s a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaner... More>>
 

Charlotte Hornets: New full-season ticket sales second only to Cleveland
Published Friday, October 24, 2014 7:43 pm

The Charlotte Hornets, who play their first regular-season game under their new name next week, say... More>>
 

Retiring Wells Fargo leader, Laura Schulte, reflects on challenging times in Charlotte’s banking sector
Published Friday, October 24, 2014 7:07 pm

Laura Schulte will retire by the end of the year as one of Wells Fargo?s highest-ranking executives... More>>
 

Career almanac
Published Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:00 am

On the move.

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Chiquita shareholders reject merger with Irish company Fyffes
Published Friday, October 24, 2014 7:31 pm

Chiquita Brands International?s future in Charlotte entered a new phase of uncertainty Friday as th... More>>
 

McClatchy reports net loss in third quarter
Published Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:18 pm

McClatchy reported a net loss in the third quarter as the newspaper publisher continued to be hurt ... More>>
 

Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking
Published Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:12 pm

Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.<... More>>
 

US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years
Published Thursday, October 23, 2014 3:32 pm

The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by ... More>>
 

Retiring Wells Fargo exec: Building trust with customers key
Published Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:54 pm

Wells Fargo?s retiring head of Eastern community banking told the Observer Thursday that a key task... More>>