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Prosecutors allege fraud, kickbacks and murder-for-hire plot

A Russian couple who lived a lavish life behind the gates of a sprawling North Carolina mansion hid an explosive secret, prosecutors said this week: They were living off a scheme that produced $150 million in kickbacks from subcontractors seeking business with Russia's military.
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Woman at center of NC voter fraud allegations breaks her silence

The woman at the center of allegations of voter fraud in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District race is breaking her silence about the work she did in the 2018 election.

Deadline extended for Florence aid request in North Carolina

Home and business owners suffering damages from Hurricane Florence are running out of time to request federal government aid.

Del Monte recalls canned corn for botulism risk

Del Monte Foods is recalling more than 64,000 cases of incompletely sterilized canned corn that could cause life-threatening illness if consumed.

Adopted NC boy spends his birthday finding forever homes for others kids

It's a Christmas memory that will live on for years to come: A teen girl from Ukraine finds her forever home in the United States.

Tanker hauling 8,500 gallons of fuel catches fire on NC interstate

A tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of fuel crashed and caught fire on an Interstate in Greensboro on Thursday.
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DA: Evidence linking accused killer to 2016 rape fell through cracks

A North Carolina prosecutor says authorities failed to act last year on evidence linking a 2016 rape to a released felon now accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl.

Jury rules again Smithfield Foods hogs nuisance to neighbors

A federal jury is again siding with neighbors who complained that a Smithfield Foods industrial-scale hog operation in North Carolina was such a nuisance it damaged how they lived their lives.

Trump says NC’s Meadows needed in Congress, won’t be next chief

The White House says President Donald Trump has told Rep. Mark Meadows that he's needed in Congress and won't be Trump's next chief of staff.

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