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

2 hrs ago | Free Republic

'Don't hate the men who killed my...

Two North Carolina men are facing the death penalty in the murder of a young volunteer firefighter last December - but the victim's wife says she has already forgiven them.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty

6 hrs ago | WTVC

Cagle Volunteer Fire Dept. Says They've Recovered After Strike

The Cagle Mountain Fire Department is up and running again a year after a dispute left the organization in shambles.

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Related Topix: Fire

10 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

North Carolina's Outer Banks 'Ban' Rising Seas

When scientists in North Carolina predicted global warming will cause a rise of at least a metre by the end of the century in the seas off the Outer Banks it caused uproar among businesses and property owners.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

14 hrs ago | ABC News

GOP Keeps House Edge in Democratic-Leaning States

Democrats have long claimed that Republicans abused their legislative powers to elect a disproportionate number of U.S. House members.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mike McIntyre, US House of Representatives, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Barack Obama

18 hrs ago | Switched

Justice Department Asks Judge To Block North Carolina's Sweeping Voter Law

North Carolina's overhauled election law should be halted before the midterm elections in November to avoid discrimination against African Americans and young voters, lawyers for the Justice Department and civil rights groups said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Lewis, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WKRN

Songwriter arrested after reported fight, homophobic slur

A songwriter who has written several popular country music songs was arrested for a reported bar fight and using racial and homophobic slurs.

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Government Executive

Teacher Pay Battle Snags North Carolina Budget Negotiations

If you're a public school teacher in North Carolina, it's hard not to feel like a political pawn in the ongoing yet-to-be-settled budget fight that continues to sluggishly unfold in Raleigh.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Wake County, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

KRNV-TV Reno

Feds: Woman sent nude pics of son, 4, to boyfriend

A North Carolina woman has been charged with sending nude photos of her 4-year-old son to her boyfriend.

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Myrtle Beach Online

McCrory appoints new poet laureate for NC

The governor's office announced Friday that Valeria Macon will be the state's new poet laureate.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Entertainment

CNN

How to get U.S. back to work

Editor's note: Rep. Luke Messer, R-Indiana, is the head of the freshman class of House Republicans and is a member of the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Luke Messer, Virginia Foxx, Thomas Petri, Representative Richard Hudson, North Carolina Government, Representative Glenn Thompson, Opinion

KRVN-AM Lexington

Woman Headed to Court After 'Stupid' Disappearance Hoax Fails

A North Carolina woman is scheduled to appear in court Friday, the exact place authorities say she was trying to avoid when she allegedly faked her disappearance in an elaborate hoax.

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WLOS

NC judge weighs bail in murder misconduct case

A North Carolina judge is considering bail for a man imprisoned 20 years after a double murder conviction marked by misconduct from Durham police and the prosecutor disbarred over the Duke lacrosse case.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Inhabitat

Apple Set to Build its Third Enormous Solar Farm in North Carolina

Apple this week signed a development agreement with the City of Claremont, which will allow it to build its third massive solar farm in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Claremont, NC, Catawba County, NC, Maiden, NC, Conover, NC, iCloud, Science / Technology

News Times

Call girl in yacht death tied to dead

At the center of both cases is Alix Catherine Tichelman, a 26-year-old Folsom resident and Georgia native.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Drugs, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Daily Kos

North Carolina adds 335 megawatts of solar capacity for total of 592 - ranking fourth in U.S.

Daniel Gross' article in Slate entitled The Other Sunshine State:North Caralina, proclaims that North Carolina has come out of the blue to capture the title of forth leading solar capacity state in the nation.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, John Kasich

Business Journal

Nutripilot cooks up deal with North Carolina tech firm

The Birmingham-based tech firm, which developed a mobile and web app to help users make healthier food choices based on their nutritional needs, has cooked up a partnership with Validic.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food

The Washington Post

From voting battles to coal ash spills, whata s up with North Carolina?

Heading into the 21st century, North Carolina was that model Southern state - tradition meets moderation, in everything from its manners to its politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors, African-American, ACLU

WCTI

Kay Hagan has accepted 3 NC Senate debates

North Carolina U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has agreed to participate in three debates - fewer than the minimum of 10 that Republican challenger Thom Tillis wanted for their fall campaign.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, US News, North Carolina Government

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Scientists join world of crowd funding

This undated photo provided by Duke University shows the fast-growing aquatic fern called Azolla.

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Related Topix: Duke University, Photography, Arts, Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

Mother dog suffers serious injuries protecting her pups: Rescue org seeks foster

Jade and her puppies are now safe at a veterinarian's office. A foster home is desperately needed.

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