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3 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Survey on coast to study continental drift

Researchers plan to study the ocean floor off North Carolina using sonic blasts to learn how the continents broke apart.


7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

McColl's track record shows he could be saviour of shipbuilder

So we should hardly be surprised that he is gearing up to try to restore Ferguson Shipbuilders at Port Glasgow, which collapsed into administration last week, to its former glory.


Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Opinion

11 hrs ago | WCTI

Provider of sweepstakes machines wants property back

Greg Muse says he provided game machines to businesses in Havelock. In October, Havelock Police seized more than 20 stand-alone machines, more than 300 other pieces of equipment and $45,000 in cash and checks.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

Rare Civil War artifact returns to Hatteras for permanent exhibit at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Through the generosity of the Keith Family Foundation, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum has acquired the silk ensign from the USS Monticello .


Related Topix: Hatteras, NC, Atlantic, NC

Crooks and Liars

School Vouchers Ruled Unconstitutional In North Carolina

A North Carolina Superior Court judge has ruled North Carolina's radical plan to divert taxpayers' money to religious organizations is unconstitutional.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Education, School Vouchers, Hobgood, NC, Liberal Political News

USA Today

Rand Paul to help N.C. GOP raise money for midterms

Sen. Rand Paul is heeding his call for Republicans to get behind Thom Tillis in the battle to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C. Paul, who is thinking about running for president, will headline a private fundraising event Monday in Charlotte for the North Carolina Republican Party and give the state GOP resources as it prepares to help Tillis and other ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, North Carolina Government, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

ABC News

Supreme Court Case to Shape Ferguson Investigation

The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified in using force against people trace their lineage to a 1984 case from Charlotte, North Carolina.


Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Carolina Beaches

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that 12 individual properties and districts across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Winston-Salem, NC, Yadkin County, NC, Bessemer City, NC


North Carolina Lawmakers Pass Coal Ash Bill, Set Loose Timeline For Cleanup

On Wednesday, North Carolina passed the Coal Ask Management Act just days before the the Republican-led Legislature end their session.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News


Republicans Shift Gears On Obamacare Attack Ads

Just as Democrats are shying away from "War on Women" tactics since American women see them as too divisive, Republicans are shifting away from attacking Obamacare directly in attack ads.


Related Topix: US News, North Carolina State University


Republicans see Senate chances bolstered by primary results

Republicans counting on an unpopular president and a favorable electoral landscape to help them win control of the U.S. Senate could have another asset this year - stronger candidates who are less likely to say embarrassing things.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Opinion

Business Journal

North Carolina craft brewers to brew statewide collaboration beer

With 17 participating breweries from all over North Carolina, brewers will gather in Hillsborough at Mystery Brewing Public House on Saturday to celebrate the collaboration.


Related Topix: Drink, Beer


HUFFPOLLSTER: North Carolina's Senate Race Remains Competitive

The North Carolina Senate race is close. Gallup finds a racial gap in views of the police.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Suffolk University, 2012 Presidential Election

New York Daily News

North Carolina mother jailed after death of suffocated infant

Police arrested Katherine Anne Jennings in suspicion of involuntary manslaughter in the death of baby Luke, who allegedly died in a case of co-sleeping with his mother.


NC justices uphold order that led to rate rise

North Carolina electric power regulators were justified in their decision that previously allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise the bills of average residential customers of the former Progress Energy by $88 per year, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.



Man, grandson killed in Rocky Mount house fire

Officials in Rocky Mount say a man and a 5-year-old boy have been killed in a house fire.


Related Topix: Fire

Business Journal

Conference committee reaches compromise on N.C. coal ash bill

The N.C. General Assembly is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill to regulate coal ash in North Carolina.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government

Richmond County Daily Journal

Richmond among worst counties for truck crashes

Daily JournalCordova Fire and Rescue volunteers contain fluid spilling from an overturned tractor-trailer Aug. 11 outside Rockingham on U.S. 1 South.


Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Richmond County, NC, Anson County, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

New fishing tournament comes to Lake Hartwell



Related Topix: North Carolina Government


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