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43 min ago | WLOS

Anti-abortion groups to rally at Hagan's office

Anti-abortion leaders are planning a rally outside Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's office in Charlotte to highlight her position on proposed abortion legislation.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government

4 hrs ago | American Legion Magazine

Hagan, Burr welcome Legion to North Carolina

Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., addresses the general session at The American Legion 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 26. On Aug. 26, Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., welcomed Legionnaires to the Legion's 96th Annual National Convention.


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

4 hrs ago | Beach Carolina Magazine

North Carolina Aquarium open Labor Day

The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is open normal operating hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., throughout the Labor Day weekend.


Related Topix: Pine Knoll Shores, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC

9 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Charges dismissed against man in child sex case

A North Carolina judge has dismissed all charges and overturned the sentence of a man who spent 22 years in prison after his conviction on child sex abuse case.


13 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban

Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Pat McCrory, US Governors

16 hrs ago | BleacherReport

North Carolina Investigating Hazing Within Football Team

The North Carolina Tar Heels football program is under internal investigation for a reported hazing occurrence, which then allegedly culminated in a physical confrontation.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

UNC investigating alleged football team hazing incident

North Carolina is investigating a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.



Hurricane Cristobal moving away from U.S., but rip currents likely

Hurricane Cristobal continued to turn to the northeast on Tuesday, moving away from the Bahamas and the United States coast but is still likely to stir up dangerous coastal conditions, the National Hurricane Center said.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Natural Disasters

'Craigslist killer' couple plead guilty to murder of stranger they lured through site

A Pennsylvania couple have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder over the stabbing death of a stranger they lured through Craigslist.


JD Supra

Business Savvy: North Carolina Has Revamped its Business Court & Corporate Structure Rules

North Carolina continues to be cultivated into increasingly fertile ground in which sophisticated and complex businesses can flourish.


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

Burlington Times News

Conservative activist quits $95,000 health job

A North Carolina anti-abortion activist and tea party organizer is quitting her $95,000-a-year job as a senior Medicaid adviser after a year.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, East Carolina University

WLKY-TV Louisville

VA official: No deaths due to wait times

A soon-to-be-released inspector general's report finds that a waiting list is not the cause of any deaths at the VA facility in Phoenix, a Department of Veterans Affairs official said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs


Even normal-weight teens can have dangerous eating disorders

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 -- Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Australia, World News, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


Angry, scared and hungry: Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

ABC News

Obama Addresses Vets in Trip Laden With Politics

Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

Connect Savannah

The Love Language @Hang Fire

North Carolina singer, songwriter and guitarist Stuart McLamb started out as the Todd Rundgren of Wilmington, playing every instrument and singing every vocal line on the debut Love Language album in 2009.


American Legion Magazine

OCW donates $10k in items to North Carolina VA

This program provides comfort items for wounded, injured or ill military personnel.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

Business Journal

Cleanup questions remain for Duke Energy after coal-ash bill passes

Environmental groups contend preliminary information indicates that as many as 11 current and former Duke Energy coal plants, including the Marshall Steam Station off Lake Norman, have coal ash ponds that extend into the local water table.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government

The York Daily Record

Keystone Weaving in Lebanon sold

Keystone Weaving, 1349 Cumberland St. in Lebanon, was recently acquired by Banyan, a private investment firm headquartered in Miami and majority shareholder of North Carolina-based Burlington Technologies.



Re: NC Officer Not Indicted In Shooting Death Of Unarmed Car Crash Victim

As previously reported by NewsOne, Ferrell, a former Florida A&M football player who had recently moved to North Carolina to be with his fiancee, was in a serious car crash and after kicking out his back window, walked to a nearby cluster of homes and knocked on the first door for help.


Related Topix: Violent Crime


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