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Consultants cite racism in North Carolina fire department

Racism exists inside a North Carolina fire department, but a consulting group looking into allegations of discrimination by Black firefighters says it heard no complaints that the chief himself is racist.

Army Corps of Engineers could soon dredge near Wilmington port year-round

Harbors at North Carolina's Ports, including Wilmington, may now be maintained year-round under a new agreement between the state and the US Army Corps of Engineers. 

$1B Mega Millions prize a result of long odds, slow sales

As the Mega Millions jackpot, and the excitement around it, continues to grow, the amount of money raised for education grows too.

93-year-old North Carolina man attacked during home invasion

A 93-year-old North Carolina man is in the hospital after deputies said he was violently attacked Tuesday night by mask-wearing men during a home invasion.

NC panel backs ‘guiding principles’ on health improvements

North Carolina medical, business and nonprofit leaders and state legislators assembled by Gov. Roy Cooper have gotten behind several aspirational goals to improve health care coverage.

Novant Health ‘disappointed’ in number of COVID vaccines in next shipment

Novant Health says it will receive just more than 5,000 doses of the state's latest vaccine shipment, calling the number "disappointing."

Former Make-A-Wish Iowa CEO charged with embezzling funds

The former CEO of Make-A-Wish Iowa has been arrested and charged with first-degree theft and the unauthorized use of a credit card for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars of the charity's money.

Renters struggling to pay say Charlotte motel ‘shaming’ them

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put many people in tough financial spots as they try to make ends meet, with countless struggling to pay their rent.

Child attacked by dog in SC dies

A 6-year-old boy has died in South Carolina’s Hampton County after being attacked by a dog.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.