The National Retail Federation expects total spending to top $14 billion nationwide. 02:44 PM
The call came in shortly before 4 a.m. after a tractor-trailer overturned on the U.S. 220 ramp that goes to Interstate-85 southbound.
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Caldwell County Republican leaders chose former state Rep. George Robinson on Thursday night to succeed veteran lawmaker Edgar Starnes in the 87th House District. Robinson defeated Starnes' wife Marilyn. Edgar Starnes left the legislature to work for State Treasurer Janet Cowell.
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Hearing Takes Place on Voter ID Law
The legal battle to challenge the state's controversial voter-id law is starting to take shape. The actual trial is still months away, but motions are being heard today from both sides in Wake County. 12:12 PM
Guilford County Students Pay Tribute to Greensboro Four
A&T University is hosting a breakfast with some members of the Greensboro Four, students who helped spark the non-violent civil rights movement by sitting at a white-only lunch counter at the Woolworths in Greensboro on Feb. 1, 1960. 09:01 AM
NC Polar Bear Makes Prediction for Winner of Super Bowl 49
Are you going wild waiting to see who’s going to win Super Bowl 49 this Sunday? Well, you are not the only one. 07:42 AM
UNC Students Rally in Support of Building Name Change
More than 800 students have signed up to participate in the rally. The controversy is not just about the name of the building, but it's also centered around a statue of a confederate soldier that sits on campus. 07:13 AM
GPD Reports Crime Down for Seventh Consecutive Year
The report came out Thursday that showed an 11.6 percent drop from 2013. Violent crimes were down 7.4 percent and property crimes fell 12.2 percent. 01/29/2015 08:55 PM
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New Kneeling Soldier Statue on Display at Veteran's Memorial in King
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NC DHHS Reports Nine More Flu Deaths, Total Stands at 137
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NC Legislature Could Step in on Abortion Clinic Rule Proposal
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Parents Express Concerns Over Chemicals in Schools
Toxic waste was found beneath Hanes and Lowrance Middle Schools in the early '90s. School leaders are interested in rebuilding on the same site, however parents want the new school built elsewhere. 01/29/2015 09:45 AM