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

1 hr ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Bomb explodes on city bus in North Carolina

Police are investigating after a bomb exploded on a public transit bus Tuesday night in Durham, according to a report from WGHP.

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1 hr ago | WIS-TV Columbia

NCDOT officials to give update on new I-77 toll lanes

Officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation will give an update on the construction of toll lanes along I-77 on Monday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

2 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

National Hot Dog Day marred by arrest of National Pork Producers Council president

Hey, it's National Hot Dog Day! While you're slurping up some heavily topped and flavored lips and anuses from a capsule of bleached and processed flour, give up a little sympathy for National Pork Producers Council president Ronald William Prestage.  Prestage, president of North Carolina's Prestage Farms and quite the bigwig in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan

6 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Huge issue ahead for North Carolina,

Decades from now, when school children in North Carolina look back on 2014, they might hear about the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River and subsequent legislation requiring cleanup of Duke Energy coal ash ponds.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, Pat McCrory, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Seaboard, NC, Tar Heel, NC

10 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Legal Battle Over Affordable Care Act

There is an on-going battle as two Federal Courts have issued conflicting rulings over whether the government can legally subsidize health care in states like North Carolina that use the Federal Insurance Exchange which has brought up much scrutiny and debate among local residents..

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14 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hugo Chavez, World News, Venezuela, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Nearly 2,000 arrested for DWI during Operation Firecracker

Nearly 2,000 DWI arrests were made across North Carolina during "Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker" which ran from June 27 to July 6. According to the NC Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program, nearly 65,000 traffic and criminal citations were issued statewide.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Show Colorado Senate Race Tied, Hagan Up In North Carolina

SEPTEMBER 06: U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Colorado Government, 2012 Presidential Election

Business Journal

Obamacare court kerfuffle could disproportionately hurt N.C.

Depending on how court rulings on the Affordable Care Act from Tuesday shake out, North Carolina could be disproportionately affected.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Health Insurance, Health, US News

Alabama Live

Drowning Olsyn from Nashville, Songs of Water from North Carolina set to jam at Green Bar...

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Green Bar's stage will once again get pretty eclectic this week, bringing a pair of promising bands on Friday.

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CBS Local

Health Agency Says It's OK To Use Dan River

North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

Daily Kos

North Carolina voters are extremely unexcited about Thom Tillis

One of the Republican Party's paths to Senate control was supposed to go straight through North Carolina, where Democratic incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan was supposed to be mortally wounded by Obamacare.

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

Q-Notes

Victory Fund endorses Arrowood in Court of Appeals race

Former Judge John Arrowood has received his first endorsement in his bid to rejoin the North Carolina Court of Appeals in a special election this November to replace retiring Chief Judge John Martin.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Gay/Lesbian, Mike Easley, US Governors

Tri-cityherald.com

NC tax breaks OK'd for 250 IT jobs in Charlotte

A state committee that approves North Carolina's main tax break to attract businesses on Tuesday allowed Spectra Growth Inc. to save up to $3 million over 12 years if it meets job and investment projections.

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The Raw Story

NC pastor kills self in front of deputies as they try to arrest him on child sex charges

A North Carolina pastor shot himself to death over the weekend as deputies were trying to arrest him on child sex charges.

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WPTF-AM Raleigh

Tillis Visits DC Seeking Donors For NC Senate Bid

The ongoing General Assembly session is putting a crimp into House Speaker Thom Tillis' campaign for the U.S. Senate, but he's still mingling with donors backing his campaign.

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

The Brad Blog

Tricky Dick, Still Tricking Everyone

Measure calls for Amendment 'to make clear that rights protected by the U.S. Constitution are the rights of natural persons only'... Nick Clegg calls attacks on Gaza 'collective punishment' that 'incubates next generation of extremists' and 'needs to come to an end'... Australia's RW govt repeals landmark carbon tax; Obama takes action on global ... (more)

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

HWY 17 fatalities triple since 2013

According to Highway Patrol State troopers, there have been five fatal accidents on Highway 17 so far in 2014, three times the amount as 2013.

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WYFF-TV Greenville

ACC Media days held in North Carolina

AFTERNOON IN GREENSBORO....BRAD FRALICK HAS MORE... The florida state Seminoles are coming off a national championship..

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Printing Impressions

Xerox Taps Former IBM Exec John Kennedy as Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President

July 21, 2014 - Xerox today announced the appointment of John Kennedy as chief marketing officer and a vice president of the corporation, effective July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Xerox, ACS - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., Marketing, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

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