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Business
7:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Triad Business Roundup: Health, Housing and Handshakes

Insurance companies are also trying to cope with delays in federal healthcare exchanges rollout.
Credit Tax Credits

  This week's business report is a roundup of several topics.  Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin to discuss Obamacare, housing markets and regional cooperation.  

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Business
12:09 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Hong Kong Company Acquires Timco

A Hong Kong company will buy Timco, based in Greensboro. Today, executives are expected to discuss how this move will impact the Triad workforce.
Credit TIMCO

TIMCO Aviation Services (TIMCO) has been sold to Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) for an estimated $388.8 million.

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Politics
8:20 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Robbie Perkins Edged Out in Greensboro; Other Primary Results

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Greensboro Mayor Robbie Perkins was defeated by Councilwoman Nancy Vaughan in the primary race for mayor.

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Regional Growth
7:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Deere-Hitachi Expands, TIMCO Waits and the Rhino Returns

Deere-Hitachi is is celebrating its 25th anniversary in Kernersville, and starting a $97 million expansion, the largest in its history.
Credit Deere-Hitachi / http://www.dhkernersville.com/

Each Friday WFDD takes a look at business in the Triad.   This week instead of focusing on one topic, we'll review three developments in area business with Justin Catanoso, contributing writer for the Business Journal and director of Wake Forest University's journalism program.  

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Arts
7:00 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Greensboro's Performance Art Center Following in Durham's Footsteps

A sketch of the GPAC theater interior as presented in May, 2012.
Credit Rosser International, Inc., Artec Consultants, Inc. and Sutton Kennerly and Associates Inc.

Creating a performing arts center can draw people and businesses to a city’s downtown area, but it takes a lot of money and forethought to make it happen.   Business Journal reporter, Catherine Carlock, joins WFDD's Audrey Fannin for an update on Greensboro's performing arts center project, and how, in many ways, it's following the process Durham undertook to build its center.

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