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A protester kicks the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier after it was pulled down in Durham, N.C. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Activists on Monday evening used a rope to pull down the monument outside a Durham courthouse. The Durham protest was in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Casey Toth/The Herald-Sun via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 3:10 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- More protesters were arrested Wednesday for participating in a demonstration that toppled a Confederate statue in North Carolina, and more monuments were vandalized as well. The statue in Durham came down Monday night when a protester climbed a ladder to attach a rope and...
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July 31, 2017 - 10:46 am
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) -- Crews are taking two approaches to restore power to two North Carolina Outer Banks islands. Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative spokeswoman Laura Ertle said in a statement that crews are digging up damaged cables to splice together. The utility also is looking at an overhead...
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July 27, 2017 - 4:28 pm
MARION, N.C. (AP) -- Having brought a rugged, six-day North Carolina manhunt to an end, authorities are now desperately searching for the missing owner of the stolen truck the captured fugitive was driving. Investigators aren't sure how Phillip Michael Stroupe II spent his time since he stole a...
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July 11, 2017 - 1:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- The Carolina Panthers will make their first appearance of 2017 at Bank of America Stadium when they take the field at Fan Fest on Friday, August 4. Admission will be $5 for a reserved ticket and all proceeds from Fan Fest will benefit Carolina Panthers Charities and its ongoing...
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June 02, 2017 - 6:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina House decided to meet in the wee hours to complete work on its version of the state budget. The chamber convened early Friday just after midnight and quickly approved its two-year government spending plan by a vote of 80-31. It was the second of two required...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:53 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island's tallest building, called the Superman Building, has been settled just before a trial was scheduled to begin in federal court. The owner of the Providence skyscraper had sued Bank of America, saying the bank allowed it to fall into...
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May 08, 2017 - 2:26 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- A North Carolina police department is implementing a new use-of-force policy which focuses on de-escalation and resolution. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports ( http://avlne.ws/2pZuWTB ) the Asheville Police Department installed the policy after officers completed training...
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May 08, 2017 - 1:12 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The mayor of North Carolina's largest city is in a dispute with the chairman of the local black political caucus over an upcoming candidate debate. The Charlotte Observer reports ( http://bit.ly/2prZIU0 ) Black Political Caucus chair Colette Forrest wrote in a news release...
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