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2 hrs ago | Asheville Citizen-Times
Toxic waste from the burning of coal has piled up in two unlined lagoons at Duke Energy's Lake Julian power plant for decades with little government oversight or public attention.
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6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Chesson Hadley took the third-round lead in the Puerto Rico Open, shooting a 5-under 67 in windy conditions at Trump International on Saturday.
11 hrs ago | Sun Journal
Due to the significant number of trees and power lines still down on the railroad between Greensboro and Durham as a result of the latest round of winter weather, Amtrak and NCDOT will be unable to operate the Carolinian and Piedmont passenger trains Saturday, March 8th.
12 hrs ago | WTLC-AM Indianapolis
Is Ruth La'Ontra joining the circus? Not exactly but she is going to be a featured guest of the UniverSoul Circus during its upcoming tour stop in Raleigh, NC.
16 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington
The outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhea kills nearly every piglet born on infected farms for several weeks until the herd develops immunity.
20 hrs ago | News Observer
Virginia Tharrington of Raleigh wrote in to share her favorite organizing tip. "I put a heavy paper bag with handles on the floor of our clothes closet, pushed to the back but within easy reach, and every time I come across anything that will be given away, I pop it right into the handy bag.
Former state Sen. Cal Cunningham had strong words for Raleigh City Manager Ruffin Hall after city leaders rejected Exploris Charter School's request to rent the old Salvation Army building at Moore Square.
The party's internal battles – fraught with disputes about strategy and spending – broke open a month ago with the firing of its executive director.
People across the world are looking at Raleigh as a possible place to visit and bring in those tourism dollars.
Sandler Training Sales Matters is hosting an executive workshop entitled "Sell Today, Educate Tomorrow" on April 9, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Sandler Training - Sales Matters office at 11379 US 70 Business Highway West, Clayton, NC.
Elden B. Perry of 1208 Kirkwell Place was charged by Raleigh police Thursday with one felony count of voluntary manslaughter, according to an arrest warrant filed at the Wake County Magistrate's Office.
He's known for being the president of the Confederate States of America, but Jefferson Davis also served as a U.S. Senator and as President Franklin Pierce's secretary of war.
John McWilliam, a Raleigh attorney representing some of the demonstrators arrested June 12, said he issued subpoenas for N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate President Phil Berger to find out more about the enforcement of the building rules his clients had been accused of violating.
A college student accused of killing two Good Samaritans on Interstate 40 during a winter storm last month, was in court Thursday morning as a Wake County judge decided to lower his bond.
Pro-Russian sympathizers, including some holding signs that read: "Referendum!", gather to hear the announcement confirming that the Sevastopol regional council supported the vote for Crimea to secede from Ukraine and join Russia passed by the Crimean Parliament earlier in the day on March 6, 2014 in Sevastopol, Ukraine.