Business - WNCT

Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned Video included

Updated:

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet. More>>

Farmers markets look into accepting food stamps Video included

Updated:

Farmers markets are popping up across the area as warmer weather arrives, including in Pitt County, aboard Camp Lejeune, and in New Bern. More>>

Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

Updated:

You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. More>>

Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

Updated:

Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened. More>>

Thawing out: Warmer temperatures lift US economy

Updated:

Spring's thaw is reviving the economy, too. More>>

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

Updated:

Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December. More>>

Greenville looking to expand affordable housing options Video included

Updated:

The City of Greenville is looking to expand its affordable housing options. More>>

Muscle cars out in force at New York auto show

Updated:

Who says America has lost its muscle? More>>

President defending health law good for some Dems Video included

President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically. More>>

Chipotle plans first price hike in 3 years

Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos. More>>

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.27 pct

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins. More>>

Applications for US jobless aid edge up to 304,000

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase. More>>

Ford to sell Lincoln cars in China for first time

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities. More>>

Hot models at this year's New York Auto Show

With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public... More>>

Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. More>>

Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate... More>>

Ford to offer 50th anniversary Mustang

Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building. More>>

9OYS helps Strive Program participants dress for success

Updated:

9 On Your Side’s Angela Green visited a classroom at the Strive Program in Greenville on Tuesday.
More>>

New LA newspaper embraces print in digital world

Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. More>>

Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda dips

Coca-Cola, the world's biggest beverage maker, said Tuesday that the amount of soda it sold globally fell for first time in 15 years. More>>

Coulson: 'Didn't know about tabloid phone hacking'

Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief said under oath Tuesday that he was never involved in phone hacking when he was the editor of a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, though he acknowledged he... More>>

Better Business Bureau warning Netflix customers of scam Video included

Fake Netflix Scam Fake Netflix Scam
Updated:

The Better Business Bureau said con artists claiming to work for Netflix are trying to get money and private information from unsuspecting victims. More>>

"Superblock" changing face of Uptown Greenville Video included

Updated:

The look and feel of Uptown Greenville is changing.
More>>

US stocks gain following a pickup in retail sales

Stocks are closing higher, clawing back some of the ground they lost last week, as investors were encouraged by solid earnings from Citigroup and a pickup in retail sales last month. More>>

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret. More>>

Finance ministers: Economy stronger but fragile

The world's top financial officials say they believe the global economy is strengthening but that growth remains fragile and open to risks of new geopolitical strife, as in Ukraine. More>>

With $41.4M, 'Captain America' holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. More>>

Beef prices reach highest level since 1987

The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon. More>>

Fliers' thoughts, from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier'

The Indonesian mother of three had flown without her kids before, but this was the first time she gave her eldest a to-do list in case something happened on the flight she and her husband were taking. More>>

Greenville City Council passes new taxes for sweepstakes machines Video included

Updated:

The city council in Greenville passed a new ordinance on Monday to tax sweepstakes parlors.The new taxes will go into effect on July 1st. More>>

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores Video included

Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. More>>

Stocks advance on Fed minutes, US earnings

The stock market is sharply higher as investors got some encouraging news about interest rates and as U.S. corporate earnings got off to a good start. More>>

US wholesale stockpiles up 0.5 percent in February

U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles for an eighth consecutive month in February as their sales rose at the fastest clip since November, good signs for future economic growth. More>>

Stocks open higher; Alcoa leads the way

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as corporate earnings begin on a positive note. More>>

Dutch government scraps trade mission to Russia

The Dutch government has scrapped a trade mission to Russia that was intended to forge closer ties between the two countries' energy sectors, blaming "developments in eastern Ukraine." More>>

Uptown Greenville kicks off Retail Challenge Video included

Updated:

Uptown Greenville is tackling economic development in a unique way. More>>

Walmart hiring about 150 for new Grantsboro store

Updated:

Walmart will hire about 150 associates this summer for a new store in Grantsboro. More>>

Fitzgerald's to bring Irish flavor to Uptown Greenville

Updated:

A new restaurant is coming to Uptown Greenville. More>>

  • StrangeMore>>

  • Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:54:57 GMT
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
    The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
  • Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:24:15 GMT
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to...
    A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or...
  • Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

    Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:24:12 GMT
    A New Jersey woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.
    A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.
  • Slideshow

  • Events Calendar

Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.