A House judiciary committee scheduled debate Wednesday on the measure, which cleared the Senate last week. Senate leader Phil Berger filed the bill in response to a local magistrate quitting his job rather than presiding after federal judges struck down North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban in October.
A person familiar with the situation says Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York on Wednesday to discuss his domestic violence case.
A group of parents are saying racial bias played a role in their sons being asked to leave the mall. The parents along with the Coalition for Concerned Citizens for African American Children said their young male sons were wrongfully led out of Crabtree Valley Mall on Saturday. 03/03/2015 09:24 PM
Christine Perolini told the jury about the night Joseph Mitchell allegedly killed their 4-year-old son. 03/03/2015 05:12 PM
The Union Station project is a joint initiative of the North Carolina DOT and the city of Raleigh. Assistant city manager Tansy Hayward says plans for the Union Station project date back to the 90's. 03/03/2015 08:03 PM
Former CIA Director General David Petraeus has pleaded guilty to mishandling classified materials. 03/03/2015 04:16 PM
Officials will soon open the doors of a new hospital in Hoke County. Cape Fear Valley Hoke Hospital plans to start admitting patients next week. 03/03/2015 04:30 PM
In this series, "Through My Eyes," Time Warner Cable News reporters speak with African-American youth and adults about the issues black males face and how they feel in today's America. How has the country progressed since the Civil Rights marches of the 1960s and how do African-American men feel they are perceived in today's world? Watch it the full special now!
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As for the make-up days, state law requires public schools to have a minimum of 185 days or 1,025 hours of instruction. The law also requires that schools end the year by the Friday closest to June 10. That has some school districts extending the school year by two days to June 12. 03/03/2015 09:08 AM
North Carolina lawmakers are primed to debate what changes should be made to fiscal incentives offered companies to persuade them to build in the state. 03/03/2015 07:23 AM
Gov. Pat McCrory says his two-year budget proposal for legislators would give North Carolina public school administrators more flexibility to offer raises to experienced teachers and to pay for textbooks or computers for classrooms. 03/03/2015 07:51 AM
The North Carolina Zoo is scheduled to reopen Tuesday. It's been closed for seven days as zoo officials waited for ice to melt on five miles of pathways and bridges. 03/03/2015 07:42 AM
It is National Pancake Day, which means anyone who makes a donation to Children's Miracle Network hospitals or other designated local charities will receive free pancakes at IHOP. 03/03/2015 08:09 AM