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Graham: ‘I’m running’ to be ‘best commander-in-chief’

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

Woman dies after falling 150 feet at NC state park

Authorities are investigating after a woman was killed when she fell 150 feet from a peak at Crowders Mountain State Park in Gaston County west of Charlotte.

Meth lab found inside elementary school teacher’s home

Authorities say they found a meth lab inside the home of a 38-year-old elementary school teacher near Zebulon.

1,450 Blue Bell workers losing jobs after listeria problems

Blue Bell Creameries says it will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a total product recall.

NCAA committee calls for switch to 30-second shot clock

The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds among a series of changes aimed at speeding up a game that has reached historic lows in scoring.

NCAA hopes to make women’s college game more like pros

The NCAA women's basketball rules committee is making the college game look more like the pros.

Prosecutor: No more charges expected in coal ash case

One of the federal prosecutors who supervised the criminal case over Duke Energy's coal ash pollution says he doesn't expect to file any additional charges in the case.

Forget pizza, students watch ’50 Shades’ as a reward

Part of the erotic movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" was shown in a West Virginia high school classroom this week after students convinced their teacher to let them watch it as a reward for good work.

Perry announcing June 4 if he’ll run again for president

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry will say next month whether he's running for president.

Blues legend B.B. King dead at 89

Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says.

NC lawmakers approve bill targeting group-home abuse

RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- The General Assembly has agreed to put new rules in place targeting people who harm group-home residents and increasing responsibilities...

Brady appeals suspension in ‘Deflategate’

Tom Brady has appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game.

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.