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‘I just felt so embarrassed.’ NC student says she was forced to cut her braids during softball game

A Durham high school softball player is demanding an end to hair discrimination in schools after she said she was forced to cut her hair during a game.

North Carolina officials search for stolen radioactive tool

North Carolina officials are looking for a tool with radioactive materials that was stolen in Durham.

Durham protesters set fire outside city police headquarters

The group was protesting in part the deadly police shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota earlier this week, according to a tweet by the group durham.burn, which says it is a “community of anarchist and abolitionist” group.

Manhunt underway after K-9 shot in Durham cemetery

Durham officers are looking for a person who shot a police dog Tuesday afternoon.

Google announces North Carolina cloud engineering hub

Google has announced plans to create a hub in Durham for hundreds of engineers to work on its Google Cloud products.

North Carolina company to pay $3.6M in False Claims Act case

A North Carolina company that makes joint pain treatments has been ordered to pay the federal government more than $3.6 to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act.

North Carolina man finds WWII-era mortar round in basement

A North Carolina man’s discovery of a World War II-era mortar round in his home Sunday prompted police to close several area roads.

North Carolina man charged in shooting of off-duty deputy

A North Carolina man wanted in connection with the shooting of an off-duty deputy has been arrested.

North Carolina city OKs ban on hairstyle discrimination

A city council in North Carolina has unanimously passed an ordinance that aims to protect workers from discrimination against hairstyles such as braids or dreadlocks.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Summer Card Incentive Pays Off, Expands to Cape Fear

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the number of locations providing $25 Summer Cards to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.

AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

In celebration of Cinema Week, AMC is firing up its popcorn machines and inviting guests to arrive hungry, as moviegoers can enjoy “All You Can Eat” popcorn with the purchase of any size popcorn beginning today. 

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

McDonald’s announces when its new loyalty program will launch

McDonald's will launch its first-ever nationwide loyalty program July 8. It's aimed at expanding McDonald's customer base and enticing existing patrons to be more loyal in the highly competitive world of fast food.