They voted to approve the $27 billion deal between Reynolds American and Lorillard. The deal still needs the approval of the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected in the first half of the year. 10:53 AM
A Clemmons botanist and her son have been harvesting local herbs and transforming them into teas. But their real work, they say is teaching others the benefits of harvesting their own.
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Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly.
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NAACP-Led Protests Resume at North Carolina Legislature
North Carolina's NAACP leader has challenged new rules about public assembly in the state Legislative Building as part of protests targeting policies by the GOP-led Legislature. 01:38 PM
Gov. McCrory Applauds Offshore Drilling Proposal for Carolinas
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue. 10:26 AM
29 Years Marked Since Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion
Seven crew members, including U.S. Navy Capt. Michael John Smith of Beaufort, died in the accident. 02:04 PM
BB&T Fixes Customer Account Balance Problems
The Winston-Salem bank says they have identified and fixed a problem in their system that charged some clients overdraft fees or showed an incorrect balance. 02:44 PM
EPA Officials: Dan River Thriving Nearly One Year After Coal Ash Spill
A number of organizations hosted a 'state of our rivers' event on Tuesday, near the site of the spill. The EPA has done quarterly sampling tests on the Dan River's water since the spill and believe the river is thriving. 09:38 AM
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Senate to Begin Hearings for President Obama's Attorney General Nominee
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. 07:29 AM
With Ceremony Over, NC Legislature Re-Gavels For Session
Wednesday also will feature a march to the Legislative Building and demonstration by ministers and other activists led by the state NAACP opposed to Republican policies. 07:09 AM
U.S. Surgeon General to Make Stop in Queen City
Murthy is coming to Charlotte as part of a cross-country listening tour to meet with community stakeholders, public health officials, faith leaders, and others from the charlotte community. 08:09 AM
World of Beer Coming to Greensboro This Fall
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