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A collection of the top Upstate headlines for the week of October 27, 2014.

Future takes shape for Greenville News Site– A dine-in movie theater will reportedly join retail, restaurants, hotel, high-end condos, apartments and office space on the 4-acre site where the Greenville News building currently sits on Main Street…

Gubernatorial candidates head for the finish line– “Voters make decisions on pocketbook issues,” Woodard said. Although many factors besides the governor influence the economy, Haley has done well shaping people’s view that she has made the state a job-friendly environment, he said…

Shops, apartments planned for South Main site– In the ever-changing landscape of downtown Greenville, the long-vacant corner at Main and River streets may soon be home to new retail shops and apartments…

Bon Secours St. Francis opens new cancer center– Bon Secours St. Francis welcomed patients to its new 65,000 SF cancer center at the St. Francis Millennium location this week. The facility houses all cancer treatment under one roof, said Dr. Robert Siegel, medical director of the oncology program, including treatment, doctors, research, support, physical therapy and navigators…

Orvis casts for Nov.1 opening in Greenville– Crews are working on the finishing touches for the 5,000 SF Orvis store at ONE City Plaza. The outdoor high-end fly-fishing, hunting and sporting goods store is planning on a Nov. 1 soft opening with a grand opening celebration planned for Dec. 5-7

Plans unveiled for former Corner Pocket space– It’s been a little less than a month since the Corner Pocket closed in downtown Greenville and new owners revealed preliminary plans for a new restaurant to occupy its space. Now the picture is filling in a bit more with plans recently filed with the city’s Design Review Board…

Dreaming and hustling at Startup Weekend– Pro Alert, an information platform aimed at helping first responders save time in emergencies, won first place at Greenville’s first Startup Weekend, a high-energy competition that challenged teams to build a business from the ground up in 54 hours…

SC ranks as a top state for business– A survey by Development Counselors International (DCI) listed South Carolina as one of the top five states to do business. South Carolina received 12.6 percent of the vote and was listed behind Texas, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina…