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19 min ago | Utility Products

Duke Energy realigns executive vice presidents

Duke Energy is realigning its organizational structure and the roles of several senior leaders to support the company's long-term strategy, Duke Energy president and CEO Lynn Good announced today.

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Related Topix: Electronic

4 hrs ago | News Observer

RoundPoint Mortgage to lay off 166 in Charlotte

The Charlotte Observer reported that documents filed with the North Carolina Commerce Department indicate that RoundPoint Mortgage Co.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

6 hrs ago | Carolina Beaches

What's Happening This Weekend Across North Carolina

An exploration of 18th century beer in Statesville, a look at the view 20 feet from stardom in Raleigh and a lively concert of indie folk tunes in Winston-Salem are just a few of the opportunities for fun and discovery you'll find this weekend with the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.

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Related Topix: Statesville, NC, Raleigh, NC, Winston-Salem, NC

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Annual Farm Aid concert, food festival featuring Willie Nelson is scheduled for North Carolina

The concert is scheduled for Sept. 13 in the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

North Carolinians to receive $8.5M in Obamacare refunds

North Carolinians will receive $8.5 million in refunds tied to their health insurance costs.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

North Carolinians to receive $8.5M in Obamacare refunds

More than 182,500 North Carolinians will receive a total of nearly $8.5 million in refunds tied to Obamacare.

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9 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Clyburn announces State Medicaid Expansion Caucus

U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., has teamed up with two other Congressmen to push for their states to accept Medicaid expansion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, Medicaid, Health, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Representative Hank Johnson, North Carolina Government, South Carolina

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Open and shut case: choosing and hanging shutters

This undated photo provided by Timberlane Shutters/Timberlane.com shows windows with shutters.

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KYTX-TV News

Teen pilot killed at sea in quest to set world record

A Veteran's flag that was supposed to be used as a funeral drape in North Carolina never made it.

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Health.com

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Health, Fibrosis, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Genetics

WECT-TV Wilmington

Researchers studying rip currents off North Carolina beaches

Researchers have studied how they work in other parts of the world, but now, for the first time, a group of researchers is taking a closer look at rip currents off North Carolina beaches.

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Wrightsville Beach, NC, Kure Beach, NC

WCTI

Jacksonville restaurants receive tips against armed robbery

The Jacksonville Police Department and Jacksonville Onslow Chamber of Commerce are spreading flyers out to local ethnic restaurants and businesses to prevent a targeted armed robbery.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Bomb explodes on city bus in North Carolina

Police are investigating after a bomb exploded on a public transit bus Tuesday night in Durham, according to a report from WGHP.

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WIS-TV Columbia

NCDOT officials to give update on new I-77 toll lanes

Officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation will give an update on the construction of toll lanes along I-77 on Monday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

Creative Loafing Tampa

National Hot Dog Day marred by arrest of National Pork Producers Council president

Hey, it's National Hot Dog Day! While you're slurping up some heavily topped and flavored lips and anuses from a capsule of bleached and processed flour, give up a little sympathy for National Pork Producers Council president Ronald William Prestage.  Prestage, president of North Carolina's Prestage Farms and quite the bigwig in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Huge issue ahead for North Carolina,

Decades from now, when school children in North Carolina look back on 2014, they might hear about the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River and subsequent legislation requiring cleanup of Duke Energy coal ash ponds.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, Pat McCrory, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Seaboard, NC, Tar Heel, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Legal Battle Over Affordable Care Act

There is an on-going battle as two Federal Courts have issued conflicting rulings over whether the government can legally subsidize health care in states like North Carolina that use the Federal Insurance Exchange which has brought up much scrutiny and debate among local residents..

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Connecticut Post

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hugo Chavez, World News, Venezuela, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Nearly 2,000 arrested for DWI during Operation Firecracker

Nearly 2,000 DWI arrests were made across North Carolina during "Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker" which ran from June 27 to July 6. According to the NC Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program, nearly 65,000 traffic and criminal citations were issued statewide.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

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HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Show Colorado Senate Race Tied, Hagan Up In North Carolina

SEPTEMBER 06: U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Colorado Government, 2012 Presidential Election

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