Economy


Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill square off in February in Chapel Hill. College basketball is expected to return in the coming days, although the pandemic will blunt the economic impact. (Photo by Peyton Williams/UNC/Getty Images)
College Basketball is King in NC. But Should Ailing Businesses Expect a Boost?

Under normal circumstances, college basketball is a big boon to NC businesses. But these are not normal circumstances.

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Study Shows Veterans Are Overcharged for Mortgage Loans

The study shows that veterans who get approved for a mortgage loan pay more for the loan than the average person.

The Halley family, Gabby with son Charlie, 11-months, and Taylor with daughter, Lucas, when they voted in this election. (Photo courtesy of Gabby Halley)
This NC Mom and Her Family Lost Health Insurance During COVID-19

Many lost health insurance in NC in recent months, as the US Supreme Court hears a case Tuesday that could upend the way the Affordable Care Act works.

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses members of the media in North Carolina in October. Harris made the closing arguments for the Biden/Harris campaign in eastern NC Sunday, Nov. 1. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Riding With Kamala Harris: Inside the Biden Campaign’s Closing Arguments in Eastern NC

Why eastern NC, the place where I'm from, plays host to Kamala Harris' final points on income inequality, healthcare, and racial injustice.

President Trump, one of the wealthiest president in history, has enacted economic policies enriching America's richest citizens. Biden's working-class Scranton background has translated into economic plans that will benefit the vast majority of the nation. (Graphic by COURIER)
‘Scranton Versus Park Avenue’: How Biden and Trump’s Economic Plans Match Up

Biden's Pennsylvania upbringing and Amtrak-riding ways are light-years from Trump’s billionaire status. That has real implications for Americans' wallets.

LUMBERTON, USA - OCTOBER 24: People attend President Trump's event on Saturday in NC. In the closing days fo the 2020 election, both Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have been courting key votes from Lumbee residents of rural Robeson County. (Photo by Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Denied Federal Recognition for a Century, Biden and Trump Promise Change for NC’s Lumbee Tribe

In the furious final days of campaigning, Biden and Trump make their case in a struggling NC county that’s home to thousands of Lumbee.

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, at a Charlotte sneaker shop, shows off the new shoe designed for her. (Image via screenshot)
In Charlotte, Kamala Harris Talks Sneakers, Historically Black Colleges, and Voting

Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris got her own shoe and talked about racial inequality with the owner of a Charlotte sneaker shop.