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4 hrs ago | Information Technology
San Jose, Calif. -- Cisco today announced that RST Fiber, a company that develops and manages state-of-the-art fiber-optic networks, is using Cisco's end-to-end network infrastructure solution to deliver 100 Gigabit connectivity in a new statewide network in North Carolina.
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9 hrs ago | CBS Local
North Carolina health insurance consumers continued to enroll at a steady clip for private coverage sold on a federally run marketplace, a new report released Tuesday said.
11 hrs ago | Daily Kos
PPP has some interesting news for us today. In the red corner, GOP voters are clearly having a difficult time between backing an establishment Art Pope foot soldier or a Tea Party loon and schemer: PPP's newest North Carolina poll finds that Thom Tillis' support has declined after a month defined by his gaffes on the campaign trail, and that he's ... (more)
11 hrs ago | WSOCTV
A North Carolina lawmaker is pushing to legalize a form of medical marijuana. Representative Pat McElraft is filing a bill that would legalize an oil extracted from a strain of marijuana that she says would help families with children who suffer from seizures.
13 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he's going to stay out of the debate whether his former employer Duke Energy should be allowed to pass to consumers the costs of closing North Carolina's coal ash ponds.
13 hrs ago | Daily Kos
U.S. Senate candidate and state House Speaker Thom Tillis won't say if he thinks North Carolina should ban contraceptives.
15 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
Cynics might well suggest that last night's global warming "talkathon" by Senate Democrats from deep-blue states provided enough hot air to heat up the atmosphere.
19 hrs ago | The Daily Advance
When long-time legislator and lawyer Martin Nesbitt died last week at age 67, he was already on my mind for a column.
A dystopian nightmare is unfolding in North Carolina. It is what the whole country would look like if you were to marry David Koch to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, with a prenup by ALEC, the outside agitator also known as the American Legislative Exchange Council.
WRAL reports : "An Executive Council membera said embattled party Chairman Randy Voller told members the party is 'broke,' with only $60,000 in the bank.
North Carolina Senate candidate Greg Brannon is hoping to follow in the steps of Sen. Rand Paul - and wants to make sure everyone knows.
Joe Scarborough recently got into quite a huff - and got the Morning Joe crew to huff with him - over Harry Reid's attacks on David and Charles Koch, the billionaire industrialists who fund dozens of conservative causes and Republican campaigns.
North Carolinians who got new mobile devices for the holidays can now download a free safety tool: the NC Sex Offender Registry application.
Last week, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources eliminated 13 percent of the staff positions in the Division of Water Resources.
Beginning this week, qualified North Carolina military veterans will be able to carry the designation "VETERAN" on their driver licenses and identification cards.
North Carolina's film incentives may finally become a permanent fixture in the state's economic development pitch to television and movie producers.