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Climate Change Order May Harm NC Economy

 BY STEPHANIE CARSON OF NC NEWS SERVICE HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. - The executive order issued by President Trump on Tuesday: rolling back environmental protections with a purported effort to grow the economy, is predicted by some to have the opposite effect in North Carolina. With numerous reports highlighting the potential in the state for wind and solar energy growth, environmental advocates say a reversal of ...

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The Impact Network expands its reach through Comcast Xfinity

BY ROZ EDWARD OF THE MICHIGAN CHRONICLE   The Impact Network, the only independent African American-owned and operated Christian television network in the United States, will now be available in even more homes, thanks to an expanded distribution agreement with Comcast’s Xfinity TV platform. The Impact Network features programming on urban ministries, gospel music, lifestyle and entertainment. “We’re e ...

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Auto dealers charge Blacks, Hispanics higher interest rates on loans

BY CHARLENE CROWELL NNPA NEWS WIRE COLUMNIST   In recent months, this column has reported on a series of settlements reached between banks and finance companies with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Justice. All of the actions were taken to resolve claims of discrimination in auto lending. To date, over $200 million in fines and restitution have been made to car buyers of ...

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