President Barack Obama is holding a town-hall meeting Friday at Benedict College in Columbia to discuss the importance of community involvement. It is his first visit to South Carolina since being elected in 2008. The visit comes on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Selma voting-rights marches. 07:28 AM
An attorney for Rasheed Sulaimon says an investigation into claims against the former Duke University guard was closed when claims couldn't be substantiated, according to a report in the Raleigh News & Observer. Sulaimon was dissmissed from the team by coach Mike Krzyzewski in January
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U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent.
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State Board of Education Votes to Revoke Charters from Some Charter Schools
For just the third time in North Carolina's history, the State Board of Education voted Thursday to revoke the charter of a public charter school. 03/05/2015 09:01 PM
Psychiatrist Backs Up Sleepwalking Defense in Durham Murder Trial
Dr. George Corvin believes Joseph Mitchell was sleepwalking on the night he killed his 4-year-old son, Blake. 03/05/2015 04:47 PM
NC Rep. McHenry Introduces 'No Free Rides Act'
As federal judges debate whether President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration is legal, a North Carolina congressman is promoting legislation that would block tax benefits for undocumented immigrants. With the No Free Rides Act, Rep. Patrick McHenry wants to ban any undocumented immigrant from using the earned income tax credit. 08:51 AM
Ringling Bros. to Eliminate Elephant Acts from Circus
It's the end of an era for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' iconic elephant acts. The company announced on Thursday it will phase out the elephants from their traveling circus performances by 2018. 03/05/2015 06:39 PM
Neighbor Shares Testimony in Day Two of Broyhill Murder Trial
Several witnesses spoke at day two of the Jonathan Broyhill murder trial. Broyhill is charged with first degree murder in the death of a Raleigh political strategist. 03/05/2015 04:37 PM
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Bill Could Redesign Districts for Wake Co. Board of Commissioners
A bill to redesign the districts for the Wake County Board of Commissioners is on the fast track at the General Assembly. A proposal to overhaul the current district map was introduced on Wednesday, and by Thursday afternoon, it was in committee getting public comment. 03/05/2015 09:25 PM
Judges Hear Gov. McCrory Lawsuit Against Lawmakers
Constitutional rights with commission appointments were at question Thursday, as several attorneys representing state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory presented oral arguments to a panel of three judges with the North Carolina Superior Court, including Judge Howard Manning. 03/05/2015 08:13 PM
Professor Targeted for Firing in UNC Academic Fraud Retires
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said Thursday that philosophy professor Jan Boxill is ending her fight to hold onto her job. She was targeted for firing in October on the day that a scathing report into the cheating scandal was released. 03/05/2015 01:51 PM
Gov. McCrory Releases 2-Year Budget Proposal
On Thursday, the governor released his two year, $21.5 billion budget saying the state is still having to make tough choices on his plan to spend its limited funds. 03/05/2015 11:38 AM
Drastic Weather Changes for Thursday
A sharp cold front will make for a great variation in temperatures across North Carolina Thursday. As cold air moves in from the north, rain may turn to a wintry mix in some locations by Thursday evening. 03/05/2015 09:26 AM