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Former university chancellor sues UNC system over his exit

The former chancellor of East Carolina University has sued the University of North Carolina system over his departure.

Documents: UNC system president didn’t report board seats

The interim president of North Carolina's public university system didn't disclose on required annual public statements that he was paid as a board member of major corporations doing business with the state.

Board taking more time to decide on UNC’s Silent Sam

The board governing North Carolina's public universities is giving itself more time to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters.

UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

The board overseeing North Carolina's public universities is meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters at the state's flagship campus.

Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state's flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.

New audit program will help New Hanover Co. collect room occupancy taxes

New Hanover County commissioners are hoping to have a new plan in place this summer to make it easier to collect occupancy taxes from people who rent their homes for short terms.

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Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.

Cher in Pakistan for resettlement of ‘loneliest elephant’

The elephant has lived in the zoo for 35 years, and lost his partner in 2012. He was diagnosed by veterinarians as both overweight and malnourished earlier this year, and also suffers behavioral issues.

Duke Energy warns of scams hitting customers

The company is reporting more than 25,000 customer scam attempts this year – the highest year on record.

Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

Most removed their face coverings when they approached a maskless Francis to receive their red hats, but the first African-American to become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church kept his on.