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Are you better off? What the polls say.

Sep 6, 2012
In 1980, President Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans if they thought they were better off than they were four years ago. Gallup asked that same question this year and editor-in-chief Frank Newport discusses the results.
Posted In: 2012 election

What's the value of good public speaking?

Sep 6, 2012
Speech coaches say effective presentation is key to getting ahead in business.
Posted In: public speaking, speech

Welcome to Charlotte, Mr. President

Sep 6, 2012
Ads by anonymous political groups bash Obama on big night
Posted In: DNC, Party Conventions, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, super PAC, 2012 election

Father, son differ on impact of election

Sep 6, 2012
Two decades after he moved to North Carolina's Research Triangle from Russia, Dmitiri Moundous started a new business called Alera Labs, and his son Gene, is among his first employees. One intends to vote. The other...
Posted In: North Carolina, Small Business, 2012 election

Conventions aside, super PACs reign supreme

Sep 5, 2012
Rahm Emanuel’s resignation from the Obama campaign to raise big-money funds shows the primacy of newly empowered super PACs
Posted In: super PAC, Rahm Emanuel, 2012 election

What's the value of 'trending'?

Sep 5, 2012
Some pay to have their their views considered as hot topics on Twitter, but what do they get for their money?
Posted In: Twitter, marketing

North Carolina farmer ties success to immigration

Sep 5, 2012
Cotton grower thinks immigration reform will help farm workers become upwardly mobile.
Posted In: North Carolina, faming, Immigration

N.C. small business owner on the issues that matter this election

Sep 5, 2012
Terry Coleman, a restauranteur from Lenoir, N.C., talks about who she's voting for this fall, and why.
Posted In: 2012 election, Small Business

Furniture comeback draws attention of politicians

Sep 4, 2012
Lincolnton Furniture is hailed as a success story for bringing jobs back to the U.S.
Posted In: outsourcing, insourcing, furniture, 2012 election

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