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  • Report: Home prices rise in Raleigh in July; flat in Durham-Chapel Hill

    Posted by David Bracken on September 2, 2014

    Home prices increased in July in Raleigh and were flat in the Durham-Chapel Hill area compared to the same period last year, according to a new report from data analysis provider CoreLogic.

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  • Report: Recession isn’t over for many NC workers

    Posted by David Ranii on August 31, 2014

    North Carolina needs to add nearly one-half million jobs to return to the level of prosperity the state enjoyed before the recession wreaked havoc with the economy, according to a new report released Sunday by the NC Justice Cetner, an advocacy group for the poor.

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  • Durham's BioCryst nets additional $2.4 million to test Ebola drug

    Posted by John Murawski on August 29, 2014

    Durham drug developer BioCryst Pharmaceuticals said Friday it received an additional $2.4 million to test an experimental antiviral drug BCX4430 as a treatment for the Ebola virus. The study on primates "is expected to be initiated within weeks," the company said. The federal grant raises BioCryst's total development contract to $24.4 million.

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  • Job awaits Red Hat's departing CTO

    Posted by David Ranii on August 29, 2014

    Business software company Red Hat has clarified that long-time chief technology officer Brian Stevens is leaving the business for a new job elsewhere.

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  • Trials for Ebola vaccine co-developed by GSK being fast-tracked

    Posted by David Bracken on August 28, 2014

    Human trials of a potential Ebola vaccine being co-developed by the US National Institutes of Health and GlaxoSmithKline are being fast-tracked in response to the deadly outbreak of the virus in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400 people.

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  • Red Hat's CTO is stepping down

    Posted by David Ranii on August 28, 2014

    Brian Stevens, Red Hat's chief technology officer for nearly nine years, is stepping down as chief technology officer.

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