FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2013, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. waves to the crowd during driver introductions for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. First went Jeff Gordon. Then Tony Stewart. Now Dale...
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Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn't make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a really good living.
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An effort to use driver's education as a means to prevent encounters between North Carolina law enforcement officers and motorists from becoming violent or deadly has advanced through one General Assembly chamber.
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A North Carolina county declared a state of emergency Wednesday because flooding closed a number of roads and led to evacuations, and a school bus driver was fired for going around barricades as she took students to school.
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RALEIGH — The state Division of Motor Vehicles will soon begin offering a form of identification that satisfies a new federal ID requirement for boarding planes and entering federal buildings, military bases and nuclear facilities.
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The Wildlife Resources Commission will accept comments until May 15. They will then be used to craft a final decision during the commission's July 27 meeting, with all changes effective Oct. 1.
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OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman discovered how tough it is to elude law enforcement when your escape route is the only road on a coastal island, and it leads to a ferry dock.
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bill authored by Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King designed to help combat the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses such as the Zika virus has passed a committee test.
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RALEIGH -- Despite sunny skies, North Carolinians need to look out for flooding in low-lying areas, avoid flooded roads, and stay tuned to local weather updates, Governor Roy Cooper warned
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RALEIGH -- Department of Public Safety Secretary Erik Hooks has named Caroline C. Valand as the next executive director of the Governor’s Crime Commission.  She begins her new duties May 1.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts is getting to know the players he inherited and pursuing recruits who can thrive in his style of play.
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In this undated photo released by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, in Fayetteville, N.C., Marinna Rollins, poses for a photo. Rollins was arrested Tuesday, April 25, 2017, and charged with cruelty to animals. The veteran has been charged with...
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CHARLOTTE — U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn’t mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Another effort to allow local government notices and other legal items to be posted on websites instead of in North Carolina newspapers has cleared the state Senate.
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RALEIGH — People in North Carolina were paying attention to rising rivers on Tuesday after storms gave the state its worst drenching since a damaging hurricane late last year.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — House and Senate Republicans keep trying to discourage North Carolina's local governments and public university system from holding or carrying out "sanctuary" policies toward immigration.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A key North Carolina state senator wants to change how the state's primary economic incentives tool is used and promoted so that more benefits go to companies that promise to create jobs in the state's poorer…
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A car is submerged in floodwater along Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Storms have dumped several inches of rain on North Carolina's capital, prompting firefighters to rescue people from their vehicles and delaying school bus...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2004, file photo, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. celebrates with his crew at the start finish line after winning the Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his...
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Republican lawmakers have voted to override new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that reduces his authority over state elections, the latest partisan clash in North Carolina over laws that chip away at executive branch power.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.(88) hits the wall as cars get past him during a NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race with team owner Rick Hendrick, front right, in Victory Lane at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Hendrick Motorsports says...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., left, and Amy Reimann pose on the red carpet during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto racing awards in Las Vegas. Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, announced Tuesday, April 25,...
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Republicans late Monday unveiled compromise legislation to prevent North Carolina school districts from potentially having to cut supplemental programs or that could cause crowding in other classrooms next fall. The measure is intended to meet more...
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North Carolina Senate Republicans have quickly completed their part in overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a measure trying a second time to combine the state elections board and ethics commission.
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4/25/2017
North Carolina's Democratic governor needed just 15 minutes Monday to replace a resigning Republican judge with an openly gay replacement on the state's second-highest court, the latest twist in his feud with the GOP-controlled General Assembly.
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4/24/2017
A measure affirming documents held by University of North Carolina system schools about their member athletic organizations — like the NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference — are public records has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
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4/24/2017
RALEIGH -- Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced the arrest of Monica Celeste Jubert, 45, of 3 White Dove Road, Durham; she is charged with 16 counts each of financial identity theft and obtaining property by false pretense in Wake County.
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4/24/2017
This photo provided by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office shows Zerrell Fuentes. Federal prosecutors say Fuentes conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail. The U.S. Department of...
4/24/2017
RALEIGH -- Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 23 – 29, 2017 National Volunteer Week in North Carolina. “Every North Carolinian can play a role in improving our communities and our state,” Gov. Cooper said  in a press release. “From helping victims of...
4/21/2017
GREENSBORO – As announced previously by the Atlantic Coast Conference Council of Presidents, contracted league championships will return to neutral sites in the state of North Carolina, beginning with the 13th annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship...
4/19/2017