Otterbourg’s hits and misses in 2017

My crystal ball wasn’t perfect, but there’s always next year. I say yes on the car plant, no on Amazon.

Does Carolinas HealthCare, UNC system merger serve the public?

Combining the state’s two biggest health care systems promises a huge impact, without much say from those outside hospital boardrooms.

Grocer Lidl bets on keeping it simple

Limiting choice may sound crazy, but it’s a key strategy in German grocers Lidl’s appeal to shoppers.

Cardinal Innovations’ style unnerves state lawmakers

State lawmakers want to hand over control of Medicaid spending — but Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions might not be the answer.