North Carolina

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September 06, 2017 - 3:30 pm
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September 19, 2017 - 6:23 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes in two weeks, and some House Republicans keep working meanwhile to get proposed changes to judicial election districts on the agenda when colleagues return. A House committee discussing redrawing voting districts for trial court...
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September 14, 2017 - 6:21 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Judges are taking a new look at whether North Carolina legislators can shift power to the elected state schools superintendent over about $10 billion a year in taxpayer spending and contracts worth tens of millions of dollars. The three-judge panel hears Thursday from lawyers for...
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September 12, 2017 - 11:07 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Thousands of people are without electricity after the outer bands from Tropical Storm Irma swept across North Carolina. Duke Energy reported about 60,000 customers without service early Tuesday. The biggest problems were reported in Buncombe, Mecklenburg and Jackson counties...
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September 11, 2017 - 8:42 am
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Authorities say a police officer in North Carolina shot and killed a man who had opened fire in a hospital. Police say they were called to Novant Health Medical Center in Huntersville at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday about a man who had fired several shots. The man was armed when...
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JIM BARROLL
September 10, 2017 - 5:22 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The attorney for a two North Carolina police officer involved in a fatal shooting says the dead man pointed a handgun at his client before the officer shot and killed him. Attorney George Laughrun tells The Charlotte Observer Rueben Galindo pointed the gun at Charlotte...
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John Hancock
September 08, 2017 - 7:39 pm
John talks with Erik Spanberg from Charlotte Business Journal has information on the possibilty on a soccer team in Charlotte, do sign langugage interpreters really need to add those wacky facial expressions during press releases, and the latest with Hurricane Irma.
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September 06, 2017 - 8:42 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party has condemned a social media post by a mayoral candidate that listed her skin color among her qualifications. Kimberley Barnette is one of three candidates in next week's mayoral primary in Charlotte. On her Facebook page,...
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September 01, 2017 - 9:11 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has signed executive orders to ensure gasoline gets in and through the state, and that motorists don't get ripped off at the pump. Cooper on Thursday signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency to temporarily waive the cap on the...
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