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Veterans Day observed in North Carolina with Cooper proclamation

The North Carolina state government is set to thank service members on Veterans Day.

Company plans to begin hiring for Navassa site in early 2020

Hundreds of jobs are coming early next year to Brunswick County.

Governor vetoes teacher pay bills, seeks higher raises

North Carolina's governor has vetoed bills that increase teacher pay, saying the state can do better.

Top Gov. Cooper aides taking questions over pipeline deal

Roy Cooper's top aides are taking questions from investigators the General Assembly hired to scrutinize a 2018 side deal between the Democratic governor's office and utilities building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
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Teachers protest GOP-proposed pay increase

Teachers in our area and across the state are asking Governor Roy Cooper to veto a pay raise put forward by republican lawmakers.  A news conference was held outside of Hoggard High School Thursday afternoon.

North Carolina no longer an outlier on sex and consent

North Carolina's governor has signed a sexual assault bill that says women can revoke consent during sex.

Funeral held in North Carolina for former US Sen. Kay Hagan

Family and friends paid tribute Sunday to former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina, eulogizing her as a "humble and kind" public servant who used hard work and good manners to get things done.

NC legislators pass bill to close sexual assault loopholes

North Carolina legislators have approved a wide-ranging sexual abuse bill that closes two loopholes involving assault brought about by years-old court decisions.

Multiyear rate option sought by Duke Energy in NC scuttled

Legislative allies of the nation’s largest electricity company have given up this year on a proposal to let Duke Energy and other utilities seek multiyear rates from North Carolina state regulators.

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