Bill Daughtridge of Rocky Mount, N.C., a member of the UNC Board of Governors, former state representative and Republican candidate for state treasurer in 2008, has an interesting idea. He wants foreign students to pay higher tuition than the current out-of-state rates.
The Chordoma Foundation. a nonprofit and scientific research organization, is moving from Greensboro to Durham’s American Tobacco Campus. Read more: American Tobacco lures HQ from Greensboro to Durham – Triangle Business Journal
Mortgage lender Foundation Financial Group says it will hire 50 workers in Charlotte by year end as part of a company-wide expansion. Read more: Foundation Financial expands in Charlotte – Charlotte Business Journal
Good health and relatively-low unemployment has placed Austin the fourth least stressed city in the U.S., a Portfolio.com study reported Tuesday. Read more: Report: Austin among least stressed in U.S. – Austin Business Journal
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Investigators at the wreckage of a UPS cargo plane recovered the flight data recorder Tuesday as experts seek the cause of last week’s crash, including a report of smoke in the cockpit. UPS operates its World Port in Louisville and its headquarters is located in Atlanta.
Birmingham is one of the most stressful places in the United States in which to live, and the smallest community on a list of the most stressful places dominated by much larger cities, according to a study released today. Read More: The Birmingham News.