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Marine Fisheries encourages donation of red snapper carcasses and catch reporting

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will collect red snapper carcasses from recreational fishermen during the upcoming red snapper season.

McCallie won’t return as Duke’s women’s basketball coach

Joanne P. McCallie won’t return for a 14th season as Duke’s women’s basketball coach.

Bishop: North Carolina priest kept on leave on abuse claims

The Charlotte diocese’s bishop says a priest in North Carolina will continue to be placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse against him were revealed last year.

Police response to Raleigh protests has cost at least $2.2M

Law enforcement agencies have spent at least $2.2 million responding to protests that occurred in Raleigh following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Pandemic prompts layoffs at Belk department store chain

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted layoffs at the Belk department store chain, including at its North Carolina-based corporate headquarters.

Assisted living home residents are in need of pen pals in this time of...

Nearly four months into a strict no-visitor rule due to the coronavirus, an assisted living community in North Carolina tapped into the power of social media to get its residents connected with people from all over the world.
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11 more people arrested outside NC governor’s mansion

Police in North Carolina’s capital city have arrested 11 more people during demonstrations outside the Executive Mansion focused on urging Gov. Roy Cooper to veto a measure addressing death investigation records.

N.C. Rep. Farmer-Butterfield is Cooper’s choice for board

Longtime North Carolina state Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield has been nominated by Gov. Roy Cooper to join a state panel that reviews unemployment benefit appeals.
Dan Forest

Forest files lawsuit challenging N.C. governor’s orders

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed his lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s decisions to shutter businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic without getting the backing of other elected officials.

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