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S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

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The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t. More>>

Durham startup launches app to make shoppers, diners more informed Video included

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An app developed in the American Underground is leading the way to giving shoppers and diners a more personal experience. More>>

Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes Video included

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The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal. More>>

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

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Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid. More>>

US judge slaps $1.3B fine on Bank of America

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A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments. More>>

GM announced Monday it is planning to recall another 1.3 million vehicles in the United States that may experience a loss of electric power steering assist. More>>

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Getting the best deals in NC hospitals Video included

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Under a new pricing-transparency law going into effect next year, N.C. hospitals must submit charges for 140 of their most common procedures. More>>

Exxon passes Apple as most valuable company

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Exxon has once again surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable company after the iPhone and iPad maker saw its stock price falter.
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  • S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

    S&P 500 crosses 2,000 for first time

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:25:29 GMT
    The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t.
    The Standard Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points.It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for t.
  • Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Raleigh company brings free HDTV into homes

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:48:24 GMT
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.
    The Mohu Leaf works fairly simply: plug it in, hang it on a wall, receive free HD television from stations that send out a free HD signal.
  • Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:59:05 GMT
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    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.
    Dollar General is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.
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  • Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

    Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-08-28 07:21:29 GMT
    Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits - or doughnut holes to Americans.
    Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits - or doughnut holes to Americans.
  • A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

    A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:12 AM EDT2014-08-28 07:12:33 GMT
    For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.
    For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.
  • Germanwings pilots union plans strike for Friday

    Germanwings pilots union plans strike for Friday

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:39 AM EDT2014-08-28 06:39:00 GMT
    A German union representing pilots says it is planning a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.
    A German union representing pilots says it is planning a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.
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