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By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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The old-fashioned way: New North Carolina road map released

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The N.C. Department of Transportation has come is bowing to the old-school motorist who prefers unfolding a large piece of paper to tapping on a cell phone. The agency has released the 2017-18 More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Construction project alters Interstate 85 near Virginia line

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina motorists are being alerted to construction on Interstate 85 that could impact their Memorial Day weekend travel. The N.C. Department of Transportation says a major construction More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Municipal election bill would end partisan primary runoffs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Primary runoffs for partisan municipal elections - like this fall's upcoming Charlotte mayor's race - would be abolished in legislation advancing at the North Carolina House. Bill sponsor Rep. More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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The Latest: Judge wants info on Salvadoran colonel’s health

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on the health of a former Salvadoran colonel held in jail pending the outcome of his extradition proceedings (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A federal judge has ordered an update on More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Attorneys: Salvadoran Colonel’s health declining in new jail

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Defense attorneys say medical care for a former Salvadoran colonel accused of helping to plot five killings is declining since his transfer to a new facility to await a final decision on his More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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With Senate done, House ready to debate budget ideas

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina House Republicans are ready to debate portions of their state government spending proposal. The House scheduled several appropriations subcommittee meetings Thursday to unveil More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Lawsuit: NC doing too little for developmentally disabled

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Advocates for people with disabilities are suing to force North Carolina officials to do more to keep thousands of people out of institutions. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by the group Disability More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Judge triples award for people called by Dish Network

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge in North Carolina has tripled the award for more than 50,000 people on the Do Not Call Registry who were contacted by Dish Network, setting up a potential $60 million payout. More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Treasurer: Judge’s ruling may cost state $100M-plus

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina state government ultimately may have to pay more than $100 million in damages to retired workers and teachers after a judge ruled it was wrong to require them to begin paying More...

By admin On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Ex-Sen. Hartsell expected in court on state campaign charges

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A former North Carolina legislator receiving prison time this week for federal crimes related to the misuse of campaign money now is expected to have state charges against him resolved. A court More...