The House and Senate planned to reconvene the General Assembly session at midday Wednesday. Little debate was expected on the first day, but lawmakers were expected to file an early flurry of bills. Two chambers elected Republican favorites Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger to their leadership posts on Jan. 14, then went home. 06:09 AM
The first Republican-led confirmation hearing of the Obama administration is about to get underway as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general.
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North Carolina’s new film grant program is now open to interested productions.
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UNCW Student Found Dead Inside of Apartment
The school said Douglas Perez, 21, of Waxhaw was found in his Seahawk Landing apartment. 01/27/2015 02:58 PM
Education Leaders Address NC Teacher Shortage 'Crisis'
State education leaders and lawmakers are working to address North Carolina’s shortage of high quality teachers, something they’re calling a crisis. More than 200 people gathered in Cary on Tuesday for the UNC Board of Governors Education Summit. 01/27/2015 05:11 PM
FDA Names Duke Cardiologist to No. 2 Leadership Job
The Food and Drug Administration has named a prominent Duke University cardiologist to its No. 2 leadership position, tasked with overseeing drugs, medical devices and tobacco products. 01/27/2015 02:44 PM
SBI Investigating 1976 Bladen Murder Case Following Exoneration
They reopened the case in February of 2013 when evidence used to convict Sledge was determined to be questionable. 01/27/2015 09:37 AM
NC Senators Push For Offshore Energy Exploration
Sens. Thom Tillis and Richard Burr are proposing a plan to allow the federal government to get energy sources from North Carolina's coast. 01/27/2015 10:52 AM
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Veterinarians Stress Importance of Diet, Exercise
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