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3 hrs ago | Roll Call
When your second-grader's class stages "Macbeth" at parents' night, you're torn between admiring the effort of the kids and worrying that the teacher is unhinged.
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7 hrs ago | Daily Kos
With the March 31st deadline looming and friends urging me to sign up, tonight I took a look at my healthcare options on the exchange.
11 hrs ago | CNN
Impassioned wrangling over changing the way the military prosecutes sex assaults pits the 20 women in the Senate against each other in a thorny political battle over an institution where chain of command is sacred.
12 hrs ago | John Locke Foundation
State Senator Martin Nesbitt, a veteran lawmaker from the Asheville area, died Thursday.
16 hrs ago | News Max
Tea party Sen. Mike Lee has set up a potential intramural confrontation with GOP establishment by endorsing Greg Brannon in the North Carolina Senate race against embattled Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan.
20 hrs ago | Business Journal
Critical levels of sand erosion had occurred at Bent 166 around the piles of the support structure required NCDOT to close the bridge on Dec. 3, 2013.
State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, who this week stepped down as minority leader because of illness, has died.
The State Board of Education voted Thursday to waive minimum time requirements for high school students to help school districts cope with the impact of this winter's snow days.
U.S. Senator Kay Hagan, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement Thursday after the Senate passed a bill to strengthen sexual assault provisions.
Thom Tillis called the "proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 a "dangerous idea" and suggested the federal government shouldn't even set a minimum wage."
Is there any more potent political issue in North Carolina than education? Probably not.
Additional Heide Trask Drawbridge overnight closures have been scheduled Sunday, March 9 through Thursday, March 13, from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. for crews to replace and adjust the center span locks.
University of North Carolina System President Tom Ross and state Community College System President Scott Ralls, speaking Wednesday at a meeting of McCrory's education Cabinet, said improving employee pay - particularly for campus instructors stood among their top priorities during the General Assembly session that begins in May. McCrory and fellow ... (more)
Standing across the street from the governor's home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina's NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge is not merely an ecological disaster but also a sin.
Channel 9 received North Carolina's review of Union County's Department of Social Services.
Weekend hunters in Virginia may be able to enjoy more hunting opportunities if Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs a law lifting the traditional ban on Sunday hunting within the commonwealth.
The 440th Airlift Wing provides airlift, airdrop and medical operations and supports training and operational requirements of Air Force, Army and Joint Operations forces.