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Court Rebuffs Company On Virtual Charter School

The North Carolina Court of Appeals is rejecting arguments by a for-profit company and a nonprofit group seeking taxpayer money to operate a school that offers online-only classes to public school students.


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Family Dollar Posts Flat 1Q Profit, Shares Fall

Family Dollar Stores Inc. posted fiscal first-quarter net income that was little changed compared with a year ago as its customers snapped up merchandise at reduced prices, lowering the company’s profitability.



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