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2 hrs ago | Irregular Times
It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye.
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6 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press
The rate in March was 6.3 percent, compared with 6.4 percent in February, 7.7 percent six months earlier and 8.5 percent a year ago.
11 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora
White's platoon left a meeting with village elders in Afghanistan after an interpreter heard suspicious chatter on an Army radio.
15 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg
The Supreme Court has thrown out a nearly $3.4 million judgment against a man convicted of possessing two pornographic images of a child that have been seen by thousands of online viewers.
19 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
A Florida woman says an airline worker at a North Carolina airport refused to allow her to fly home with an oxygen tank because she didn't have the proper paperwork.
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr says North Carolina leaders were right both to decline expanding Medicaid and creating their own online insurance web site through the federal health care overhaul.
The candidate in North Carolina's Republican Senate primary with backing from the party's Washington establishment came under little direct criticism Tuesday night as his top rivals had their first real chance to challenge him face to face.
Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.
The indictment was handed down Tuesday and charges nine people in the kidnapping of 63-year-old Frank Janssen.
Duke Energy says that removing all of the company's coal ash away from North Carolina's rivers and lakes would take decades and cost up to $10 billion, with the state's electricity customers likely footing nearly all the bill.
Ronnie Milsap, who scored a handful of crossover hits in the 1970s and 1980s, bluegrass singer Mac Wiseman and songwriter Hank Cochran are this year's inductees into the County Music Hall of Fame, the Country Music Association said on Tuesday.
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she's resigning at the end of the semester.
Last month, local police and federal law enforcement agents raided a home in a Winston-Salem neighborhood and discovered a naked woman lying on a mattress, the woman was in the country illegally and had been forced into prostitution by a group of human traffickers operating throughout the state.
Shrinking pockets of North Carolina with limited access to fresh, healthful foods is challenging and ultimately requires a nongovernment solution, the leader of a General Assembly committee looking at the issue said Monday.
U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers is serving the end of her second two-year term. She is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
The religious right's love affair with the anti-gay policies of Russian President Vladmir Putin continued Sunday on the weekly edition of ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," when a panel of mostly conservative commentators supported the ban on gay adoption in Russia.
The 92-year-old Spencer has won the Rea Award for lifetime achievement in short fiction, the Dungannon Foundation announced Monday.