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Panel Starts Reviewing Common Core Standards In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A new commission is starting to study the pros and cons of the math and English language targets for North Carolina’s public school students. The Academic Standards Review Commission on Monday […]

09/20/2014

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Inmate Who Walked Away From Work Recaptured

State correctional officials say an inmate who walked away from a work detail in Alexander County has been recaptured.

08/23/2014

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Activists In 6 States Plan To Spread Protests

Organizers of regular protests at the North Carolina Legislature are being joined by NAACP leaders in a half-dozen other states to launch a week of demonstrations.

08/19/2014

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Rally At NC Capitol To Protest Violence In Gaza

A rally is scheduled for the state Capitol grounds in Raleigh to protest the continuing violence in Gaza.

07/19/2014

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3 School Buses Burn At Raleigh High School

Investigators are trying to figure out if a fire that burned three school buses at a Raleigh high school was an accident or was intentionally set.

07/06/2014

Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada and losing strength early Saturday morning.  (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

NC Official: Power Outages At 41,500 After Storm

Local and state officials say tens of thousands of people are without power now that Hurricane Arthur has left the state.

07/04/2014

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NC Speaker Tillis Criticizes Homosexuality Comment

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis has criticized a fellow representative’s suggestion that pedophilia, masochism and other illegal sexual practices are sexual orientations like homosexuality.

06/25/2014

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Students Not Legally In The Country Lobby For In-State Tuition

Some college students participated in a mock graduation at the General Assembly, asking North Carolina lawmakers to extend in-state tuition rates to students who are not in the country legally.

06/17/2014

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North Carolina Supreme Court Strikes Down Cellphone Law

Chapel Hill’s law banning cellphone use while driving has been struck down by the North Carolina Supreme Court.

06/12/2014

Recently released government documents show a nuclear accident nearly destroyed part of North Carolina in 1961. (Getty Images)

Report: Nuclear Weapons Accident Nearly Destroyed Parts Of North Carolina In 1961

A plane carrying live nuclear bombs crashed over Goldsboro in 1961.

06/11/2014

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