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  • Fewer students enrolling at western NC community colleges

    An improving economy and a dwindling unemployment rate have led to a decline in enrollment at community colleges in western North Carolina, school officials said. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1KRJz1y) Asheville-Buncombe...
  • City businesses come to workshop for help with damages, lost revenue after rioting

    City businesses come to workshop for help with damages, lost revenue after rioting
    A steady stream of customers has returned to Joe Squared's North Avenue location for his made-from-scratch pizzas and live music. But at the company's second location at Power Plant Live, business remains slow since the rioting and unrest last month...
  • Support staff turnover puts agency for disabled at risk

    When Barbara Jackson's mom unexpectedly passed away in 2011, she became the caretaker for her twin sister Ann. Ann's disabilities require someone to be with her at all times. By caring for her sister, Jackson found a harmonious pairing of her...
  • Unemployment aid applications drop to 276,000

    Unemployment aid applications drop to 276,000
    Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign that job cuts remain low as employers are confident enough in the business outlook to hold onto their staffs. The Labor Department says applications for unemployment aid dropped 8,000 to a...
  • Timeline: How the A-Treat deal went south

    Timeline: How the A-Treat deal went south
    When century-old Allentown soft drink manufacturer A-Treat abruptly closed Jan. 23, there was immediate hope the company's classic soda brands could soon return to store shelves through a deal with a potential buyer. The future seemed promising until this...
  • Chicago Tribune reduces staff in cost-cutting move

    Chicago Tribune reduces staff in cost-cutting move
    The Chicago Tribune is eliminating about two dozen positions, including 10 in the newsroom, in a cost-savings measure, sources said. Notice of the layoffs began Wednesday. A Chicago Tribune spokesman would not confirm the number of layoffs but said the...
  • U.S. business hiring picks up in May

    U.S. business hiring picks up in May
    U.S. companies stepped up hiring in May, a private survey found, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy even after it contracted at the start of the year. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 201,000 jobs last...
  • Sikorsky Cutting 1,400 Jobs — 180 In Connecticut; Closing Bridgeport Site

    Sikorsky Cutting 1,400 Jobs — 180 In Connecticut; Closing Bridgeport Site
    Sikorsky Aircraft is cutting its global workforce by nearly 10 percent as low oil prices reduce demand for the helicopter maker's commercial aircraft to ferry workers to offshore rigs. The Stratford-Based company also cited softening international demand...
  • Cheap oil's unexpected harm to U.S. economy

    If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn't worked out that way. The economy is thought to have shrunk in the January-March quarter and may barely...
  • T. Rowe to outsource 220 jobs

    T. Rowe to outsource 220 jobs
    T. Rowe Price Group announced Tuesday it would outsource 220 mutual fund accounting and record-keeping jobs to New York City-based financial firm BNY Mellon this summer. The Baltimore-based money management firm said the employees would be laid off, then...
  • Residents speak out on property tax break

    Residents speak out on property tax break
    If you get a phone call this week, it may be from County Executive Steve Schuh. Schuh is campaigning to get his proposed 3-percent property tax rate cut passed by the County Council — passing out fliers, making Facebook posts and recording phone...