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Raleigh Triangle Local and Business News

  • UNC board pushing Ross out as system president

    UNC President Tom RossThe UNC Board of Governors is forcing President Tom Ross to step down as the leader of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system at the beginning of next year.

  • Triangle Restaurant News: Rye Bar and Southern Kitchen opens in downtown Raleigh

    Rye Bar & Southern KitchenThe new restaurant serves upscale Southern cuisine with some items made using local craft beer.

  • Penn St. gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach

    Penn State Abuse FootballPenn State’s football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college football history.

  • Salix's HQ building in Raleigh sells for $27 million

    The developer and owner of the five-story Colonnade II office building on Six Forks Road in north Raleigh that is fully occupied by Salix Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: SLXP) has been sold to a new investor for $27.45 million.

    The seller of the property was Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors of Connecticut, which had helped finance the construction of the 127,000-square-foot building in 2008. The buyer was a real estate fund represented by Allegiancy of Richmond, Va., according to county deed records.


  • Duke Energy's N.C. returns still higher than regulators allow

    Duke Energy’s two Carolinas utilities continue to make higher rates of return than allowed by N.C. regulators, according to new figures that track returns through the third quarter of 2014.

    It is the second consecutive quarter in which the returns at the Duke (NYSE:DUK) utilities exceeded regulatory targets, according to figures compiled by the Public Staff of the N.C. Utilities Commission. But the returns are dropping closer to the allowed levels.

    That could indicate the jump may be only a blip…