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Phase-in on NC class-size mandate approved by Senate

Republican legislation has cleared the Senate that would ease required class-size mandates this fall in North Carolina's public schools in early grades.

Accident scatters chicken parts across highway

Chicken parts were scattered across a section of Interstate 77 in North Carolina after an accident

Prosecutor: Couple laughed as they fatally shot service dog

A North Carolina prosecutor says an Army veteran and her boyfriend, who's also a soldier, can be heard laughing as they filmed themselves fatally shooting her service dog.

Senate committee approves compromise for House Bill 13

Republicans have unveiled legislation depicted as a compromise that prevents North Carolina school districts from having to cut supplemental programs to reduce average class sizes in early grades.
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North Carolina watches rising rivers after rain

People in North Carolina are paying attention to rising rivers after storms dumped several inches of rain across much of the state.
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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. discusses decision to retire after 2017 season

For the first time in more than 40 years, no one named Dale Earnhardt will race on the NASCAR circuit next year.
Gov. Roy Cooper visits Wilmington on March 14, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)

NC GOP leaders rush to get elections law upheld

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders have rushed to the courthouse to try to block expected efforts by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to get a new elections administration law thrown out as unconstitutional.
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Gov. Cooper follows veto with judge appointment

North Carolina's new Democratic governor is moving quickly to put his stamp on a state appeals court that is a new flashpoint with the Republican-dominated General Assembly.
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Litigation between Cooper, legislative leaders costing $760K

Outside legal costs in the fight between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina legislative leaders over laws approved before Cooper took office reducing his powers have mounted quickly.

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