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Piedmont Natural Gas forecasts lower customer bills

Piedmont Natural Gas forecasts lower customer billsPiedmont Natural Gas said it expects a milder winter this year and projects monthly natural gas bills will average $12 less a month for the company's typical South Carolina residential customer over the November-through-March winter period.
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Consumer

McRib rollout soon, but regional, again

McRib rollout soon, but regional, againMcRib is about to come out of its hiding place -- but not for everyone.
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Consumer

Tips to avoid holiday identity theft

Tips to avoid holiday identity theftIt's not even Halloween and yes, we're talking about the holidays, but now is actually the time-- as far as police officers with Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville departments are concerned.
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Consumer

BBB warns consumers about Ebola scams

BBB warns consumers about Ebola scamsBBB warns consumers about Ebola scams
  • Consumer
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Consumer

Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVsNearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires.
  • Consumer
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Consumer

Holiday shoppers plan higher spending

Holiday shoppers plan higher spendingHoliday shoppers plan higher spending
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Business

Gay weddings boost NC businesses

Gay weddings boost NC businessesSince last Friday same sex couples have been free to marry In NC. That means more weddings to plan and more business for local companies.
  • Business
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Business

Concord Mills open for 27 hours of 'Black Friday' shopping

Concord Mills open for 27 hours of 'Black Friday' shoppingBlack Friday is spilling into Thanksgiving at Concord Mills.
  • Business
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
News

Stocks nosedive at the open: Dow off 300

Stocks nosedive at the open: Dow off 300Stocks nosedive at the open: Dow off 300
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
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Brotherly love: Man splits $1M lottery winnings with brother

Brotherly love: Man splits $1M lottery winnings with brotherBrotherly love: Man splits $1M lottery winnings with brother
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  • 6 days, 23 hours ago
Business

Macy's to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Macy's to open at 6 p.m. on ThanksgivingThe Black Friday fight is on with the announcement Tuesday that Macy's will open stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, two hours earlier than last year.
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Consumer

Southwest fares drop below $100 round trip in 72-hour sale

Southwest fares drop below $100 round trip in 72-hour saleDeal-seekers will have to act fast to lock in those prices; Sale ends Thursday, Oct. 16.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week ago
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Mark Zuckerberg gives $25 million to fight Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg gives $25 million to fight EbolaMark Zuckerberg gives $25 million to fight Ebola
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  • 1 week ago
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McDonald's to customers: Ask about food quality

McDonald's to customers: Ask about food qualityMcDonald's to customers: Ask about food quality
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Consumer

SC gas prices are below $3 for 1st time since 2011

SC gas prices are below $3 for 1st time since 2011AAA Carolinas says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in South Carolina has fallen below $3 for the first time in nearly four years.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Five myths about germs on aircraft

Five myths about germs on aircraftFive myths about germs on aircraft
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Ex-pilot wore old uniform, badge to cut security lines

Ex-pilot wore old uniform, badge to cut security linesEx-pilot wore old uniform, badge to cut security lines
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Features

Review site Yelp battles against extortion claims

Review site Yelp battles against extortion claimsReview site Yelp battles against extortion claims
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Money

10 rental markets where landlords make a killing

10 rental markets where landlords make a killingAccording to a new report from RealtyTrac, a leading source for comprehensive housing data, rental property in the United States posted an average annual return of 9.06% in the third quarter.
  • Money
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Money

10 stupidest money mistakes

10 stupidest money mistakesAccording to Money magazine, 70% of married couples argue about finances – and more than half the fights stem from what one spouse saw as a "frivolous" purchase.
  • Money
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Business

Now is the best time of year to find work

Now is the best time of year to find workFor the unemployed, everyday is work trying to find that next job.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

Wells Fargo settles inquiry into bias against moms

Wells Fargo settles inquiry into bias against momsThe settlement was to resolve allegations it discriminated against pregnant women, new mothers and women on maternity leave.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

DQ data hack affects 2 local stores

DQ data hack affects 2 local storesDairy Queen says payment card customer names, numbers and expiration dates were accessed at 395 stores across the country, including two stores in the Charlotte area.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

Don't 'wing it': How to get your $10 Red Bull refund

Don't 'wing it': How to get your $10 Red Bull refundRed Bull might owe you money, according to a settlement it reached last month.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Consumer

Holy Hamburger! World's first $1,768 burger

Holy Hamburger! World's first $1,768 burgerBig Mac, it's not.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Money

8 tips to maximize your 401(k) for retirement

8 tips to maximize your 401(k) for retirementPensions are pretty much a thing of the past. With the switch to company-based 401(k) plans, the burden of saving for retirement falls to you.
  • Money
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

AT&T pays $105 million for unauthorized phone charges

AT&T pays $105 million for unauthorized phone chargesAT&T will pay $105 million to federal and state authorities to settle charges that the carrier placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on customers' mobile phone bills, the Federal Trade Commission has announced.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 6 days ago