Afternoon Edition: Cooper sues lawmakers; Duke’s coal-ash costs; N.C. population surge

Afternoon Edition – Charlotte – December 30, 2016 TOP STORIES: Cooper files suit to challenge N.C. legislature on election board maneuvers Duke Energy pegs coal-ash cleanup cost at $725 million so far — and it could ask customers to pay Where North Carolina ranks among fastest-growing states $2M investment from Lowe’s, IDEA Fund Partners to fuel Raleigh startup’s Charlotte expansion Departing NCDOT secretary talks DMV tech, Bonner Bridge and what’s next MORE STORIES: PHOTOS: Slight gains for Belk Bowl as Hokies top Hogs POPULAR TODAY: $11M property sale near Charlotte Motor Speedway keeps building in NASCAR family Rowan Chamber names new volunteer leaders for 2017 Business Person of the Year: How Johnny Harris is building a better city Behind the Scenes in 2016: Key players in Charlotte this year who you may not know Who to Watch in 2017: They’ll be key players in Charlotte’s coming year Westinghouse deal makes trouble for Charlotte engineering operation Duke Energy completes $1.2B sale of its final Latin American assets Will Charlotte’s WSOC, WAXN soon fall off AT&T, DirecTV channel lineups? Two N.C. cities among top 10 in U.S. for beer drinkers (and one is No. 1) Big deals, heated controversy and key players: Charlotte’s 2016 in the rearview Automotive Minute: The best things to happen to the auto industry in 2016 — and what to look for in 2017 ​5 ways to stay committed to your New Year’s resolutions POLL: What are your New Year’s resolutions? BUZZ: DEQ chief takes demotion; Morehead apartments sold; N.C. population surging Contact Us for all inquiries regarding this offer or subscription to the Charlotte Business Journal, please email us at: Cancel Email Subscription: To unsubscribe from this email – click here If you need other assistance, please let us know or contact: bizjournals customer service, bizjournals 120 W. Morehead St., Charlotte, North Carolina 28202. copyright 2016 American City Business Journals, Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of bizjournals. Open in Browser: ?ana=e_du_pub&m=charlotte&p=76913571&e=877258d04c3d25856641d5a9e76fab7f"