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By admin On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Students want Raleigh school named for integration fighters

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A group of eighth-grade students wants the Wake County school board to name a future school after a local African-American family who fought for integration. Twelve students at The Exploris 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 Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Crashes at North Carolina rail crossings down decline

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina rail safety group says collisions at highway crossings dropped by 42 percent in 2016. The report from North Carolina Operation Lifesaver says there were 39 collisions last year, 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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Retired agents, law students to investigate cold cases in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top law enforcement agency will use retired agents and law school students to investigate cold homicide cases that local officers rate as having the highest chance of success. More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Parents, teachers rally for N Carolina class-size law fix

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina parents and teachers worried about delays for a solution to address new class-size requirements in early grades this fall are urging the Senate to act on a proposal the House More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Tuesday’s Sports in Brief

COLLEGE SPORTS RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The NCAA has awarded coveted men's basketball tournament games and other events to North Carolina, effectively ending a boycott that helped force the state to repeal parts of More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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North Carolina legislators back to work after Easter break

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina General Assembly is diving back into work following an Easter break and ahead of a key self-imposed deadline designed to separate what lawmakers consider the best policy measures More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Voting rights group wants Republican voting protests probed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A voting rights group wants government officials to investigate whether people linked to then-Gov. Pat McCrory's campaign and the Republican Party broke any laws when voting protests were filed More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Auditor says better oversight needed for education program

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The state auditor has found that a rural nonprofit agency misused more than $350,000 in state funds intended for pre-kindergarten education. State Auditor Beth Wood's report issued Tuesday also More...