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North Carolina speaker, schools chief pitching bond question

A top North Carolina lawmaker and an education leader are starting to make their pitch for the General Assembly to approve a nearly $2 billion public education construction bond referendum.

Deadline to Participate in STEP Program for Hurricane Florence Home Repairs Extended

The program is available in Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Jones, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender and Robeson counties.

University head yanks Confederate marker, is forced out

The last remnants of a Confederate statue were removed from North Carolina's flagship public university early Tuesday at the request of UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt.

North Carolina Democratic Party spent $16M in past 2 years

The North Carolina Democratic Party says it spent over $16 million during the past two-year election cycle — millions more than its Republican counterpart — on the way to picking up more General Assembly and statewide court seats.

Governor Cooper issues State of Emergency following winter storm

A wintry mix of precipitation ranging from a few inches of snow or rain to .25 of freezing rain has fallen across western and central portions of North Carolina this weekend.

Cooper to Trump: End shutdown so NC can rebuild after Hurricane Florence

Gov. Roy Cooper penned a letter to President Donald Trump on Tuesday, asking him to end the government shutdown so North Carolina "can continue to rebuild from hurricane flood waters and prevent future damage."

NC legislature begins, less politically imbalanced

A less politically imbalanced North Carolina General Assembly begins its two-year session with Democrats holding more seats since Republicans took over the legislature in 2011.

North Carolina leaders celebrate 200 years of Supreme Court

North Carolina's top leaders praised the state Supreme Court on its bicentennial for its endurance amid legal and societal changes and as the place where citizens can seek justice under the law.

GOP candidate asks NC court to declare he won US House seat

The Republican in the nation's last undecided congressional race is asking a North Carolina court to require that he be declared the winner because the now-defunct state elections board didn't act.

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