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  1. 20 years after Oklahoma City bombing, victimsa loved ones learn to carry onRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Miami Herald

    It was part of her routine to call her husband, Rick, every morning at 9 a.m. at the Department of Transportation in downtown Oklahoma City, where he worked. Rick, 46, had been talking about how he needed to go to the credit union to make a deposit.


  2. No tax credits for illegal immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Last week was a stressful one for many of us as we stared down the daunting tax code to file our taxes by Wednesday's deadline. To say our tax code is a mess is an understatement.


  3. That difficult ageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    A bill in the state House would raise the juvenile age for misdemeanor crimes from 16 to 18, riding momentum built over several years of efforts to change the way teens are prosecuted in North Carolina. Only North Carolina and New York automatically try 16- and 17-year-olds as adults.


  4. Dems fighting for every voteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalN.C. Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley speaks during Saturday's Richmond County Democratic Party convention. Beasley stressed the importance of getting out the vote for 2015 and 2016 elections.


  5. My Turn: A timely reminder for North CaroliniansRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

    There's no "silver bullet" for having a long, healthy life. Good health and wellness require an ongoing commitment through the small choices we make every day - from the foods we eat to the activities we pursue in our leisure time.


  6. Obituary in North Carolina paper: Don't vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    A grieving family in North Carolina has asked supporters not to vote for Hillary Clinton in an obituary marking the passing of Larry Darrell Upright, an 81-year-old man who died earlier in the week, BizPacReview reported Saturday. Fox 8 said that Upright's "greatest joy was his family and he will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father, and Granddaddy."


  7. DKos Asheville: One week to RoanokeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Good day and welcome to DKos Asheville . This is the weekly DKos Asheville open thread for Saturday, April 18th.


  8. Last chance for Sassafras Mountain brick donations coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pickens Sentinel

    South Carolinians have a unique opportunity to place their name or the name of a loved one on a brick paver atop Sassafras Mountain, the state's highest point, while also helping raise funds for the observation platform. But time is running out.


  9. NCDOT begins sweeping up litter along North Carolina roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    NCDOT's Spring Litter Sweep is scheduled to get under way on Saturday and continue through May 2. Volunteers will wear orange safety vests and fill up orange garbage bags with litter removed from roadsides. Participants include N.C. Department of Public Safety inmate crews, community service workers and civic organizations and adopt- a-highway groups.


  10. Exit 22 work stuck in slow laneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    The Robesonian Both bridges in a diverging diamond interchange being built at Exit 22 are not expected to be open until mid-summer. The Robesonian Both bridges in a diverging diamond interchange being built at Exit 22 are not expected to be open until mid-summer.


  11. USS North Carolina: pitching in for historyRead the original story

    Friday | Jacksonville Daily News

    The Battleship USS North Carolina has sent out a distress signal, and it's up to North Carolinians to do as their fellow Tar Heels did nearly 55 years ago and answer that call.


  12. Drivers' ed costs could shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalA drivers' education car circles around Harrington Square in downtown Rockingham. A bill recently filed in the state Senate would restore funding to the state-mandated program.


  13. N.C. liquor law updateRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | John Locke Foundation

    The Asheville Citizen-Times provides an update on various bills before the General Assembly to change how alcohol is sold in North Carolina. A brief summary from the article: State law requires that all sales of liquor by the bottle be in the network of ABC stores that are owned by and benefit local government.


  14. FDOT issues orders on Liberty StRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: Liberty street will continue to be closed after the city issues orders to repair the damage, also Coastline Drive will remain closed until inspections are complete and eventually become a one way street. THE STATE JUST ORDERED THE NEXT TEST FOR THE CITY TO TAKE.


  15. NC governor pitching proposal to borrow $3B with referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina must make investments in the state's infrastructure like the $3 billion in bonds he's proposing to benefit future generations, as residents today benefit from financial decisions of past generations. McCrory visited Winston-Salem on Friday to pitch his idea to borrow $1.5 billion for highway projects and the same amount for things like university and government buildings and parks.


  16. Bridge replacement causes road detourRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WCTI

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation will close part of NC 99 in Beaufort County for several months starting Monday. Officials said the current bridge was built in 1961 and is structurally deficient.


  17. Bill would upgrade U.S. 70 to interstate statusRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    North Carolina representatives introduced a bill on Capitol Hill on Thursday called The Military Corridor Transportation Improvement Act of 2015 that would give U.S. 70 interstate designation from Raleigh to Morehead City. Sen. Tom Tillis, who introduced the bill, said in a prepared statement that The Military Corridor Transportation Improvement Act of 2015 is a bipartisan effort to support North Carolina's military installations, generate economic development, provide a boost for local communities, and create good-paying jobs.


  18. Insurance tax, higher fees may pave NC highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    The growing number of electric vehicles and hybrids and overall increases in fuel efficiency have cut into the amount of revenue from the state gas tax in recent years, and lawmakers last month put a floor under the tax to prevent a projected loss of $400 million from an expected drop in the tax this summer because of lower gas prices. The formula to calculate the tax includes the wholesale price of gas.


  19. McInnis a breath of fresh airRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Uncomfortable feelings are part of the survival package we were given when we were born. Whatever you feel, millions and millions of us are experiencing a similar feeling at this very moment in time as I put these thoughts to ink and paper.


  20. DAR cleans Harrington gravesiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Contributed photoThe Daughters of the American Revolution's Gen. William Henry Harrington chapter recently conducted a cleanup of Harrington's gravesite in the Wolf Pit township outside Rockingham.