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Rising home costs hurt Triangle buyers, renters

The Triangle’s economic recovery is drawing real estate investors. And that infusion of money is raising the cost of land and housing, along with concerns that lower income residents will soon be unable to live near where they work, receive health care and have access to public transportation.


Single-serve brewing machines change way coffee is consumed

Call it the most-disruptive development in the business since Starbucks Corp. began the coffee-shop boom in the late 1980s. The single-serve brewing machines popularized by Keurig Green Mountain Inc. are now used by more than one in four Americans and are altering the way coffee is consumed.

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NC gets failing grade on financial scorecard

The Corporation for Enterprise Development’s annual Assets & Opportunity Scorecard evaluates how a state’s citizens are faring across 67 outcome measures in five different areas: financial assets and income, businesses and jobs, housing and homeownership, health care, and education. North Carolina residents aren’t doing very well.


National Hockey League Playoff Game Capsules

Uniondale, NY ( - Nikolay Kulemin scored the winning goal in the third period and the New York Islanders held on for a 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday to force Game 7 in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Whether it was the last game at the Islanders' famed Nassau Coliseum remains to be seen. The series will be decided on Monday in Washington. The Islanders, who have played at the Coliseum since their inception in 1972, will move to Barclays Center in Brooklyn starting next season. John Tavares and Cal Clutterbuck also scored while Jaroslav Halak turned aside 38 shots for the Islanders, who are looking to win their first playoff series since the 1993 postseason. John Carlson had the only goal of the game for the Capitals and Braden Holtby stopped 35 shots in the loss.

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