A vehicle drives by a billboard, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, near Greensboro, N.C. The billboard on a highway between Winston-Salem and Greensboro reads, "Real men provide. Real women appreciate it." Women are planning this weekend to protest a North...
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County commissioners in eastern North Carolina have imposed an indefinite ban on the construction of solar farms after neighbors complained that they seem unsightly and said they're afraid of flying glass in the event of severe weather.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Durham architect Phil Freelon says his group will work to complete a Raleigh park which will honor the contributions of African-Americans to North Carolina.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded in his T-shirt, jeans and sneakers for a head-to-toe pilot uniform, climbed up the portable stairs and slipped into the cockpit of the iconic Goodyear Blimp.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The tug of war over whether North Carolina's GOP-led legislature can subject the Cabinet choices of a new Democratic governor to confirmation has intensified, with senators agreeing to subpoena a department head who failed to...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More North Carolina House members have signed on to legislation portrayed by its writers as a bipartisan compromise that eliminates a law limiting LGBT rights and which public restrooms transgender people can use.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for minor-league forward Danny Kristo and a draft pick.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Justin Jackson scored 21 points and No. 8 North Carolina pulled away after halftime to beat No. 7 Louisville 74-63 on Wednesday night in a matchup of Atlantic Coast Conference leaders.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina team spokesman says a fan was ejected after a verbal exchange with Louisville coach Rick Pitino during Wednesday night's home game.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ashley Williams came off the bench to score 20 points and Western Carolina led wire-to-wire, posting an 84-80 win over The Citadel Wednesday night.
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — John Collins tipped in a rebound with 18.8 seconds left, and Wake Forest rallied from 19 points down to beat Pittsburgh 63-59 on Wednesday night.
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — John Gillon hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke 78-75 on Wednesday night as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawmakers have filed a bipartisan bill aimed at breaking an impasse over North Carolina's "bathroom bill," but it's likely to face tough going in the Republican-controlled legislature.
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of Greenville turned traffic cop last weekend after he helped keep a motorist driving erratically from getting back on the road.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Hornets will be without backup center Miles Plumlee for at least two weeks after an MRI revealed a second degree calf strain in his right leg.
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RALEIGH -- A group of lawmakers , some of whom are breast cancer survivors, are pushing for a plan that would allow taxpayers to check a box on their annual returns to direct funding to the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Program.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Athletic officials at North Carolina are warning fans to be on the lookout for fake tickets to the last two home games for the men's basketball team.
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RALEIGH – Taxpayers across North Carolina no longer have to scramble to find paper copies of vehicle property tax receipts when preparing their tax returns. The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles has initiated an online service that allows drivers across...
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The legal fight over whether Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's Cabinet choices can be confirmed resurfaced Wednesday as angry Senate Republicans blasted a Cabinet secretary who didn't show up for their confirmation hearing for the second time this...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Supporters of legislation to address discrimination by North Carolina law enforcement officers and give more powers for citizens to investigate police misconduct say the measures will promote justice, equality and safety for all if...
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Some Republican lawmakers have offered amendments to the North Carolina Constitution that would remove a provision prohibiting the state's secession from the U.S. and eliminate a reference to the federal government.
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2/21/2017
North Carolina's new Democratic governor and attorney general say they're ending state efforts to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a GOP-backed voter ID law that was struck down by a lower court, but Republican lawmakers say they will continue...
2/21/2017
North Carolina Republican lawmakers pressed ahead Tuesday to make all judicial elections officially partisan again, two months after the General Assembly passed a law doing the same for the appellate court bench.
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2/21/2017
The Republican-controlled General Assembly is just one vote away from sending Democratic Roy Cooper his first bill to scrutinize as governor — legislation reducing membership on the board overseeing the University of North Carolina system's 17...
2/20/2017
New North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday his two-year budget proposal will include average 5 percent raises for public school teachers annually to help aim toward getting salaries to the national average by the early 2020s.
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2/20/2017
RALEIGH - Corning Incorporated and its subsidiary, Corning Optical Communications LLC, will invest $176 million in facilities in Catawba and Cabarrus counties, creating 410 jobs over the next two years, Governor Cooper announced in a press...
2/20/2017
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2012 file photo, Egyptian protesters hold posters showing Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, who is imprisoned in the US, and call for his release outside a court in Cairo, Egypt. Abdel-Rahman died , Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 after suffering...
2/19/2017
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11 and spiritual guide to a generation of Islamic militants, has died in a federal prison. He was 78.
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2/19/2017
FILE - This April 6, 1993 file photo shows Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman in New York. Kenneth McKoy of the Federal Correction Complex in Butner, N.C., said Abdel-Rahman died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, after a long battle with diabetes and coronary artery...
2/18/2017
A high school diploma is no longer enough for today’s manufacturing jobs. Enter the employer. Apprenticeships are making a comeback, complete with college.
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