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Kinetic Awarded $4.4M for Expansion of Fiber Internet in North Carolina

Kinetic will also invest $1.9 million of private capital in the project. read more >
Business Services / Construction / Energy / Real Estate

US Population Center Trending Toward South This Decade

Experts aren't sure at this point if the dramatic pull of the South is a short-term change spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic or a long-term trend, or even what impact it will have on the reallocation of political power through redistricting after the 2030 census. read more >
The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
Education / Legal

Affirmative Action in Jeopardy After Justices Raise Doubts

Justice Samuel Alito likened affirmative action to a footrace in which a minority applicant gets to "start five yards closer to the finish line." read more >
Students use a virtual reality headset at a station inside a "Be Pro Be Proud" mobile workshop
Business Services / Construction / Education / Manufacturing

‘Be Pro Be Proud’ Launches in 4th State

The program's two mobile workshops, which offer hands-on experience with skilled professions, began traveling across North Carolina earlier this month. read more >
A Bank OZK branch in Houston, Texas
Banking & Finance / Investments / Legal

Bank OZK Agrees to Pay $45M to Settle Claims it Misled Investors

The class-action lawsuit was filed after the bank in 2018 disclosed a write-off on two bad commercial real estate loans. read more >
Westrock's facility in Johor Bahru, Malaysia 
Real Estate / Restaurants & Food

Update: $100M Westrock Expansion Brings New Life to Former Kimberly-Clark Plant

The company has also completed work on a 90,000-SF facility in Malaysia that will expand its global reach. read more >