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Politics
3:57 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Corporate Money And Politics: Which Companies Are Most Transparent?

Cover art from the "2014 Corporate Accountability and Disclosure Index."
Credit Courtesy of the the Center for Political Accountability and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research

The amount of corporate money pumped into politics has surged in the four years since the U.S. Supreme Court decided the Citizens United case.

A new report, released Wednesday, examines how transparent the 300 largest public companies in America are about how much they give to political groups and where that money goes.

And some Charlotte area companies are ranked on the list.

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Business
3:47 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Sandy Helps Boost Lowe's Earnings

Lowe’s Home Improvement says its profits jumped 76 percent in the third quarter from the same period a year ago. The company headquartered in Mooresville says it made $396 million. Part of the increase comes from sales related to Hurricane Sandy.

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Business
3:22 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Canada Home Improvement Retailer Rejects Lowe's Buyout Offer

Canada’s largest home improvement retailer has rejected an offer from Lowe’s to buy the company. WFAE’s Marshall Terry has more on that story.