Cape Fear transportation leaders have released a draft of several projects to improve the region's roadways, sidewalks, railways and bike paths. 04:22 PM
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A man is wanted in New Hanover County after the sheriff's office says he dragged a deputy with his car Tuesday night. Authorities say Kyeric Sweet, 21, is a known felon who has several warrants out for his arrest.
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Flood Insurance Rates May Skyrocket With New Bill in Effect
The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 goes into effect Wednesday. It essentially takes away federal subsidies that helped offset the cost of flood insurance. In areas that are considered maximum risk, premiums that were $500 a year could skyrocket to as much as $20,000 a year, if not more. 12:23 PM
Some Hatteras, Ocracoke Beaches Close to Vehicles for Season
Beaches near Seven Villages on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island will be off-limits for vehicles this summer. 07:42 AM
Indy the Site of Past Success for Coach K, Blue Devils
The Duke Blue Devils are expected to arrive Wednesday in Indianapolis for their record-tying 12th Final Four under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Though they still have two games to win, they may just be in the right city to pull it off. 09:42 AM
'Fight For $15' Plans Announcement About Next Mobilization
Organizers of 'Fight for $15' say they'll announce the mobilization Wednesday at a news conference in Durham. They'll be accompanied by fast-food workers, home-care workers, students, allies and adjunct faculty. 07:05 AM
Report: Higher Than Usual Number of Orcas Being Born
The Center for Whale Research says four Orca babies have been born in the last three months off the coast of British Columbia—a higher number than usual. This baby boom brings their total number to 81 whales. 08:47 AM
Follow Duke in the Final Four on TWC News
You can follow the Duke Blue Devils all week right here on Time Warner Cable News. Duke tips off against Michigan State at 6 p.m. Saturday. Sports directors Mike Solarte and Jim Connors, along with reporters J.B. Ricks and Cristen Drummond will have live and on scene reports from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, as well as one-hour editions of Jersey Mike's Sports Night.
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World’s Oldest Person Dies at Age 117
The world's oldest person has died. Japanese officials say Misa Okawa died Wednesday in Osaka of natural causes, she was 117-years-old. 08:40 AM
Beach Season Closing In on Delayed Improvement Projects at Carolina Beach
On Tuesday, the town of Carolina Beach celebrated the grand opening of its new and improved boardwalk as work to replace and improve infrastructure and landscaping along Cape Fear Boulevard continued. 03/31/2015 04:19 PM
TSA Pre Check Program Expedites Travel Time for Flyers
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NC Leaders Weigh In on National Debate Over Religious Freedom Legislation
The proposal was recently signed into law in Indiana and similar legislation has been filed in North Carolina. The nation has watched as protesters, business leaders and others have weighed in on that state's new religious freedom law. 03/31/2015 04:32 PM