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10:06 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Reynolds American to acquire Lorillard in $27.4B deal

Reynolds American Inc. has struck a deal to acquire Lorillard Inc. for $27.4 billion.
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Business
7:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Highway Project Could Pave the Way For More Growth in Triad's Aviation Industry

This is a photo of a taxiway-bridge project at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Residents might see a similar sight, if the Triad wins a big aviation tenant that could use the taxiway-bridge project. The plan is part of the Future I-73 now under way and will connect the Piedmont Triad International Airport to the land that it owns across Bryan Boulevard.
Credit Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

In what transportation officials have been planning for decades, construction is underway in northwest Guilford County on an expensive stretch of interstate highway that holds the promise of further boosting the Triad’s growing aviation industry.

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Business
9:22 am
Wed July 9, 2014

A New Ride Sharing Service Drives into Winston-Salem

Uber is an international company that promotes ride sharing. But some believe it may under-cut taxi services.

An international ride-sharing service is moving into the Piedmont Triad.

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Cell Phone Towers
5:03 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Winston-Salem City Council Grants Permits for Cell Towers in Residential Neighborhoods

Two cell towers, similar to this one, will be built in Winston-Salem's South and Northeast Wards. Supporters say they will improve customer cell phone coverage. But opponents say they will drive down property value.
Credit City of Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem City Council approves controversial permits for new cell phone towers in two wards.

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Business
7:30 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Tourism Industry in NC & Piedmont Continues to Grow

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum in downtown Greensboro is one of many attractions in the Triad that are having an impact on the state's tourism industry.
Credit International Civil Rights Center & Museum

Tourism is big business in both the region and the Tar Heel state.

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