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
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.
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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.
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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
Vets say each breed of dogs and cats have a weight range owners should try to achieve. 01/27/2015 12:37 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 06:11 PM
NC Film Grant Program Open for Applications
North Carolina’s new film grant program is now open to interested productions. 01/27/2015 05:12 PM
State Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly
The state has released the unemployment rate for December and it is continuing to drop to its lowest rate in six years. 01/27/2015 11:44 AM
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