North Carolina

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September 06, 2017 - 3:30 pm
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January 17, 2018 - 1:22 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) A winter storm threatened to dump more than a half-foot of snow Wednesday on parts of North Carolina, canceling school and creating treacherous road conditions. By early afternoon, the National Weather Service said 6 inches had fallen in parts of Alamance County, while 4 had...
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January 17, 2018 - 11:41 am
Gov. Roy Cooper says a winter storm could affect North Carolina a little longer than earlier predicted because it's moving a little slower than expected. Cooper said at a weather briefing Wednesday the mountains already had received 4 inches (10 centimeters) of snow and some of central North...
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January 12, 2018 - 6:45 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Members of a newly formed House and Senate committee dived back into the politically charged issues of judicial redistricting and judicial elections on Thursday, with several questioning details of a proposal to eliminate head-to-head elections in place for 150 years. GOP...
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January 09, 2018 - 6:30 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) With data breaches on the rise affecting millions in North Carolina alone, the Democratic attorney general and a key Republican legislator unveiled a proposal Monday they say will strengthen identify theft laws and give consumers more tools to minimize damage. Attorney General...
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January 05, 2018 - 6:23 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina legislative districts drawn up by Republicans are back in court as federal judges decide whether to accept proposed boundary changes from the third-party expert they appointed. The three-judge panel scheduled a hearing Friday in Greensboro to listen to why a...
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January 03, 2018 - 6:33 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Republicans are trying to agree on new judicial district lines and whether to propose replacing head-to-head elections for judgeships. But it appears unlikely that Gov. Roy Cooper and most fellow Democrats will embrace anything that emerges from the Legislative...
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December 28, 2017 - 4:11 am
Around 10:15 Wednesday night, CMPD officers located an out of state stolen vehicle in the area of I-77 and Carowinds Boulevard, followed it, initiated a traffic stop at Wendover Road and Monroe Road and attempted to take 30 year old Nicholas Poulos into custody. Chief Kerr Putney says Poulos began...
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December 21, 2017 - 6:32 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that he'd keep trying to block pending state tax cuts for corporations and top wage-earners that Republicans approved last summer, a long-shot effort that could become a key 2018 election-year issue. The GOP-controlled General...
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December 15, 2017 - 6:38 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Former leaders of a regional mental health agency sued North Carolina's health department on Thursday for taking over the organization and removing its board of directors, saying it lacked authority to do both. The counter-lawsuit filed in Mecklenburg County court tries to...
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