In July, Winston-Salem based Reynolds American announced the takeover of Greensboro-based Lorillard. 09:22 AM
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.
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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.
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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
Local brewers in the Triad could get a boost of business this fall. 01/27/2015 09:25 PM
Veterinarians Stress Importance of Diet, Exercise
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