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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Utility Products

Coal ash bill stalls in North Carolina Senate

The North Carolina Senate adjourned early Friday morning without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps across the state.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors

3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

MCLA Pres. Grant accepts chancellor role at UNC Asheville

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts President Mary K. Grant has been elected today as the seventh chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , University of North Carolina Asheville, Wilson College, Warren Wilson College, Brandeis University

7 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

House GOP weighs new border bill to break logjam

House Republicans are considering a new border security bill that would add more money for the National Guard as leaders frantically try to win over reluctant conservatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Richard Hudson

7 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Crews work to stop sunken ships leaking oil off coast

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported those 13 ships are among hundreds of wrecks off the North Carolina coast.

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9 hrs ago | WSOCTV

NC Senate approves county sales tax changes

North Carolina's Senate has agreed to a new omnibus tax bill allowing some urban counties to levy an additional sales-and-use tax as long as they put it to a vote by November.

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13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Charlotte rider lodges complaint against Uber, claiming spider bite in 'filthy' vehicle

Pictured is Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. The ride-sharing company is facing its first consumer complaint in North Carolina after a rider from Charlotte claimed he was bitten by spiders while riding in a "filthy" vehicle.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

UNC Board of Governors considers tuition cap

The UNC Board of Governors is considering a tuition cap for the University of North Carolina system that would lock increases at 5 percent annually.

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News Observer

Flooding reported near Greenville and Charleston

The National Weather Service says 3 inches to 5 inches of rain fell in just a few hours Thursday morning from downtown Greenville south and in eastern areas of Anderson County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Carolina Beaches

North Carolina Museum of Art Presents "Line, Touch, Trace"

Beginning Saturday, August 30, 2014, the North Carolina Museum of Art presents Line, Touch, Trace , an exhibition of 30 hand-drawn works.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

WLUK-TV Green Bay

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Emory University

University Business

Snail Mail 2.0

The remodel of a dining hall at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro was going to displace more than 5,000 student mailboxes.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Greensboro

WSOCTV

Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget

Legislative budget-writers struggled Wednesday to finalize an annual spending document for North Carolina four days after leading lawmakers announced a deal and a day after describing its main points.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors

CBS Local

NC Senate Signs Off On Farm Bill

Farms that are investigated by the state could be shielded from the public records law under a new bill making its way through the North Carolina General Assembly.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Agriculture, Science

Star-Telegram.com

Group that employs Brantly orders evacuation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The North Carolina-based missionary group that employed Dr. Kent Brantly, Samaritan's Purse has ordered the evacuation of non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.

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Related Topix: Travel, Liberia, Liberia Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Medicine, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Turtles get CT scans at Kittty Hawk clinic

Vortex, a young loggerhead, was hit by a propeller in May 2013 and suffered a skull fracture.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University

Carolina Beaches

5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship Round One Results...

First round results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by River Landing in Wallace, NC on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 .

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Related Topix: Wallace, NC, East Carolina University, Cary, NC, Pinehurst, NC, Raleigh, NC

Business Journal

Here's how much debt North Carolinians, Charlotteans have

Eighty percent of Americans owe someone money - whether it's via car loan, student debt, a home mortgage or credit cards.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Dom Flemons Holds On To Those Old-Time Roots

From his vintage hat to his enormous 1920s banjo, Dom Flemons looks like he's time-traveled from a different era.

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Related Topix: Carolina Chocolate Drops

Burlington Times News

Man found not guilty in Duke student's death

The man serving a life sentence for the shooting death of the student body president at the University of North Carolina six years ago has been found not guilty in the death of a Duke University graduate student.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Duke University

WCTI

Coast Guard: Summer deaths by drowning on the rise

According to the Coast Guard 5th District, 40 drowning deaths have been reported from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer.

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