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By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Interest in black soldiers who fought for Union grows in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolinians researching the history of black troops who fought for the Union in the Civil War say they're seeing more interest in those soldiers. A Civil War event this weekend at the More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Panel weighs governor request to move Confederate monuments

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The location of three Confederate memorials standing on North Carolina's old Capitol grounds for over a century could depend on a panel of professors and historic preservation boosters asked More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Groups demand Duke Energy show coal ash disaster maps

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The country's largest electric company is refusing online access to federally mandated maps showing the scope of disaster resulting if a coal-ash pit burst and spilled its toxic muck onto neighboring More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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North Carolina fracking panel’s first meeting delayed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A retooled state panel responsible for regulating North Carolina's potential fracking industry won't meet this week for the first time after all, avoiding possible legal showdowns involving More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Blue Cross again awarded contract by State Health Plan

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will remain in place to administer the health insurance plan for several hundred thousand current and retired state employees, teachers and their More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Court: State, not counties accountable for poor school funds

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina appeals court says students and parents still fighting for sufficient school funding decades after they were guaranteed the right to a sound, basic education should make demands More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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North Carolina governor rescinds state of emergency

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has rescinded the state of emergency issued last week for Hurricane Irma. Cooper issued the declaration for all 100 counties on Sept. 7 to help move resources More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Stein: Office lawyers to oversee redistricting cases, not me

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top elected government attorney is staying out of legal spats over redistricting. Attorney General Josh Stein said Friday he will delegate oversight of the cases to career lawyers More...

By admin On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Judges weigh law moving control over North Carolina schools

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 More...

By admin On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Chemical company agrees to reveal more about discharges

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina environmental officials and a chemical company that for years has discharged compounds with unknown health risks into a major drinking-water supply have a legal agreement that More...