NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — John Hunter Nemechek raced to his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck victory, taking the lead with his six laps left Friday night at Iowa Speedway.
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NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Doug Kalitta took the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday night in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals with track-record time.
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Austin Theriault raced to his third ARCA Racing Series victory of the season, holding off Zane Smith on Friday night at Madison International Speedway.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's changing demographics and surging specialty beverage industry are helping ease long-held reservations about expanding access to alcohol, including sales while many Christians are in the pews.
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander MacKenzie Gore, the third overall pick in this year's amateur draft, has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres that includes a $6.7 signing bonus.
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Benjamin Small, who escaped last Saturday from the Davidson County Jail, turned himself in to authorities Friday in the Linwood community near Lexington, Sheriff David Grice said.
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RALEIGH --Two agents with the State Bureau of Investigation have saved taxpayers more than $10.1 million since they began investigating fraudulent Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid disability claims eight months ago.
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GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina woman exploited her 86-year-old grandmother, who was found wandering outside her home in April.
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HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina football player charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and assault on a female student is scheduled to go on trial next month, though his attorney said the case has already "gone on too long."
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say an unspecified, false threat found on an American Airlines flight forced the plane to turn around at the Las Vegas airport so that passengers could be rescreened and the plane could be searched.
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FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A judge has refused to rule that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban ended his unauthorized absence hours after he left his post in Afghanistan in 2009.
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Traditional battlegrounds such as Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida and Virginia were among those with significant Republican advantages in their U.S. or state House races. All had districts drawn by Republicans after the last...
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METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A person familiar with the situations says the New Orleans Pelicans have made a draft night trade to acquired former Duke guard Frank Jackson from the Charlotte Hornets.
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ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to bolster its front court after dumping Dwight Howard and facing the possible loss of Paul Millsap, the Atlanta Hawks drafted Wake Forest power forward John Collins with the No. 19 pick in the NBA draft.
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North Carolina Republican legislative leaders dared Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday to sign the state budget now at his desk. That's very unlikely, given the repeated criticisms of both Cooper and other Democrats.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators have agreed that certain people accused of killing a current or former intimate partner should face the most serious crime and possibly the ultimate punishment if convicted.
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North Carolina House and Senate members agree that new drivers should be taught what's considered appropriate if they are stopped by police on the road. But the lawmakers disagree slightly on who should decide on the details.
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A house more than a century old was burned down as part of a training exercise for North Carolina firefighters, but an advocate of historical preservation says Mars Hill University was wrong to allow the house to be torched.
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A North Carolina state budget neared final legislative approval Wednesday, as GOP legislators who approved it highlighted its pay raises for teachers, tax breaks and reserves for protection from the next recession or storm.
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6/22/2017
A conservative group wants to let Montana voters decide whether transgender people must use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their gender at birth — a move that could thrust the state into the national debate over transgender...
6/21/2017
Highlights of the $23 billion budget for North Carolina state government for the 2017-18 fiscal year that received final approval Wednesday in the Senate and tentative approval in the House. Unless otherwise noted, monetary figures reflect increases or...
6/21/2017
North Carolina milk inspectors showed excessive lenience by not penalizing dairy farmers, processors and transporters after finding hundreds of sanitation violations, many of them repeat problems, a state report released Wednesday said.
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6/21/2017
The Associated Press and the Charlotte Observer filed legal motions Wednesday to gain access to documents and lift a gag order in the case of a North Carolina minister accused of orchestrating the beating of a congregant to expel his "homosexual...
6/21/2017
THOMASVILLE --Family members of two of 108 NCDOT employees killed while working to enhance the lives of travelers around the state, paid tribute during a plaque dedication ceremony at the Interstate 85 North Davidson County rest area.
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6/21/2017
North Carolina government readied Tuesday for another face-off between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican legislature, this time over a final GOP budget deal with lots of raises and money saved for rainy days but one Cooper still blasted as...
6/21/2017
Motorists who've had their North Carolina driver's license suspended for excessive speeding or multiple moving violations would have to take a "driver retraining course" to legally get back on the road under legislation advancing in the General...
6/20/2017
RALEIGH --- The compromise budget rolled out by the General Assembly is meeting with predictably mixed reviews. Republicans and conservatives say is it a common-sense proposal which provides increases in teacher pay, tax breaks to boost the economy and...
6/20/2017
The state is narrowly split between Democratic and Republican Parties that agree on virtually nothing. Are its scorched-earth politics what the rest of us have to look forward to?
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6/20/2017
Republicans at the North Carolina General Assembly announced Monday a two-year state budget deal that gives raises to teachers, state employees and retirees next year but puts off income tax breaks until 2019.
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6/20/2017
One North Carolina county can no longer charge fees on new residential construction to help pay for anticipated schools and other infrastructure after legislators accused local officials of abusing their authority with high rates.
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6/19/2017