Roy Cooper
6 hours ago
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Cooper appears ready to announce run for governor

It looks like North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is finally ready to make his formal declaration that he's running for governor next year.
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8 hours ago
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Ellmers thanks lawmakers for ‘prayers’ amid affair rumors

Rep. Renee Ellmers stood up in a private meeting of Republican lawmakers on Friday and thanked them for their "prayers and support" after they received "nasty emails" accusing her of having an extramarital affair with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, according to multiple sources in the room.
1 day ago
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McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker, GOP vote postponed

In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn his candidacy for speaker of the U.S. House.
1 day ago
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Food aid in jeopardy for more North Carolina healthy adults

The North Carolina legislature wants certain unemployed adults to meet work or training requirements again or miss out on food stamp benefits.
2 days ago
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Primary election date change moves New Hanover Co. teacher workday

A new law that changes the date of North Carolina's primary elections next year has forced an area school district to make a change to its calendar.
2 days ago
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Watchdog agency critical of employee supplemental insurance

A report from the General Assembly's watchdog organization says the supplemental insurance North Carolina state agencies offer their workers lacks sufficient oversight and results in wasteful employee and taxpayer spending.
2 days ago
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State, local officials discuss wind energy

Offshore wind energy could be coming to the North Carolina coast.
Chris Christie (Photo: Michael Vadon/MGN)
5 days ago
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Christie: I’d rather jump off bridge than be in Congress

Chris Christie wants to come to Washington. Just don't ask him to make the leap from governor of New Jersey to Capitol Hill legislator.