Metro-East News

Daily business briefing: Solar-powered plane takes flight

A solar-powered aircraft has taken off this morning bound for India in a 910-mile flight. Read more here.


President Obama will propose a plan to help the more than 40 million Americans who are in debt because of student loans. Learn more here.


A bill in Maryland would make the state the first to enact a law prohibiting or restricting the use of drones or any unmanned aircraft. Find out more here.


Three businesses in Charlotte, N.C. allow employees to bring their dogs to work as way to keep good workers and maintain morale. Fore more information, read here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer