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First in flight: North Carolina aims to lead the drone game

A six-rotor drone amid a test flight. | Photo by Richard Unten via Creative Commons.

April 10, 2017 - 11:23am

Cooper repaves transportation panel, IDs key road projects

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has identified several highway projects as top priorities, including two in the greater Charlotte metro area. | Photo by Tedd Lane for Crain National.

February 24, 2017 - 7:22am

Charlotte struggles to meet demand for affordable housing

A panel discussion sponsored by REBIC featured (from left) moderator and attorney Collin Brown of K&L Gates; Pam Wideman, city of Charlotte deputy director; Laura Belcher, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte; John Porter, executive vice president at Charter Properties; Dionne Nelson, CEO of Laurel Street Residential; and Wendell Cox, principal at Demographia. | Photo for Crain's by Steve Cranford.

February 2, 2017 - 5:42pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Transportation changes, ‘smart cities’ on the horizon in the Triangle

A car drives under gantries on the Triangle Expressway in Wake County. The Triangle is looking for ways to adopt similar smart technology throughout the area. | Photo courtesy of the N.C. Department of Transportation 
 

January 24, 2017 - 5:56pm

Prove it: US DOT pushes NC into the driverless technology lane

An exit on the Triangle Expressway. Photo courtesy of N.C. Department of Transportation Communications.

January 24, 2017 - 5:51pm

Snow problem: Storm shuts schools and roads, but impact melts away

Heavy snow is relatively rare in Raleigh. | Photo by Alex Ford via Creative Commons.
 

January 12, 2017 - 5:38pm

Cooper begins filling cabinet positions

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper takes his oath of office in the earliest moments of Jan. 1 with an assist from his wife, Kristin. | Photo courtesy of N.C. Governor's Office.

January 6, 2017 - 7:46am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Cindy Heston

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Julie Wilsey

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