Tag archive for ‘North Carolina’
By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Assault charge dropped in punch outside Trump campaign rally

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor assault charge against a 73-year-old man who police say hit a woman outside of a Donald Trump campaign rally in North Carolina last September. Buncombe More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Visitors to North Carolina forest warned about black bears

FRANKLIN, N.C. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service is warning visitors to a western North Carolina recreation area to be on the lookout for black bears. Specifically, the Nantahala National Forest is warning visitors More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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After last freeze, North Carolina harvests more strawberries

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - With the last freeze well behind them, North Carolina strawberry farmers are preparing for the second harvest. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler said many growers were picking their crop More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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NC unemployment rate drops to 4.9 percent in March

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - State officials say North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in March, a drop from 5.1 percent in the prior month. The state Commerce Department said in More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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3 arrested after car chase, shots fired in North Carolina

CAMDEN, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in northeastern North Carolina have arrested three men after shots were fired during a car chase. The Camden County Sheriff's Office told area media outlets that deputies determined More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Community college to provide extra student loan counseling

JAMESTOWN, N.C. (AP) - Guilford Technical Community College will take part in a federal pilot program to help college students manage their student loans. The News & Record reports (http://bit.ly/2oQtowk) that college More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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More than 100 rabbits saved by North Carolina organization

LEICESTER, N.C. (AP) - A non-profit animal welfare organization in western North Carolina says it has rescued more than 120 rabbits from a home after getting a tip from the neighbor of a property owner. The Asheville More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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More guns reported at North Carolina’s largest airports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Officials in North Carolina say they've seen an increase in the number of guns brought to the state's largest airport. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/2pSWvgj) that airport More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Highlights from in and around the world of Texas politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas could soon follow North Carolina as the only states with so-called "bathroom bills" now that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is on board after ending months of silence that businesses and More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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North Carolina women plead guilty to defrauding food program

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says two North Carolina sisters have pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud a federal nutrition program to help stock their restaurant. Acting U.S. Attorney Sandra More...