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North Carolina Not Among Healthiest States

CHARLOTTE, NC — An annual ranking released by the United Health Foundation ranks the healthiest states for 2017. North Carolina falls into the bottom third of the list. The rankings place the Tar Heel State as the 33rd healthiest state in the country, down one spot compared to its rankings the previous year. The group’s […]

Fed district that includes Charlotte announces new president

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, which monitors large banks in a district that includes Charlotte, announced a new president on Monday. Thomas Barkin, chief risk officer for consulting firm McKinsey & Company, assumes the Fed role Jan. 1. He replaces Jeffrey Lacker, who abruptly retired this year after acknowledging he had improperly discussed sensitive […]