As April 15 draws near, many Americans who are yet to file their taxes will be part of the last-minute rush to get it done. Based on estimates from the National Retail Federation (NRF), a little more than 15 percent of Americans will wait until April to file. However, experts advise taxpayers among that crowd to take careful steps to maximize their refunds.
The Duke Blue Devils matchup against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in Houston on Sunday night. On the line is a trip to the final four. Time Warner Cable News reporter Ryan Welch is in Houston with the team as they prepare for tipoff.
Reports show the tree pollen count is high in North Carolina and allergy sufferers are feeling the symptoms. 04:44 PM
Duke researchers will be featured on the CBS news show "60 Minutes" on Sunday night. Dr. Matthias Gromeier and Dr. Henry Friedman are getting attention for their work using polio to treat brain tumors. 12:19 PM
No one was hurt in a Moore County house fire, but it did cause heavy damage to the structure of the house. Police said it happened on Sunday just after 1 a.m. on Graham St. near Carthage Road in Cameron. 12:43 PM
Durham police released the name of the person whose body was found behind a home for sale on Saturday afternoon. Officers are calling the death of Tierra Hall, 17, a homicide. 11:39 AM
Washington, DC bureau reporter Geoff Bennett gives a recap of the story lines that dominated the headlines on Capitol Hill this week. The first candidate for President officially kicked off his campaign and major changes are coming to Senate leadership. 03:08 PM
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Sunday is Vietnam Veterans Day. The State Museum of History in Raleigh has several events taking place today, including a play written by a veteran from North Carolina. 12:51 PM
The State of North Carolina’s Holocaust Commemoration takes place on Sunday. The event is on Sunday afternoon at Meredith College and features a discussion with several survivors. 12:30 PM
Funeral services were held Saturday for the three Burmese children murdered in New Bern last week. Eh Lar Doh Htoo, 18, has been charged with the stabbing death of the three brothers, ages one, five and 12. 03/28/2015 06:29 PM
More than 80 people teamed up to pick up trash around Jordan Lake in Chatham County. The volunteers came from different counties in the state all with the same goal to clean Jordan Lake. 03/28/2015 05:33 PM
Owners of a Fuquay-Varina golf course are facing a legal challenge over plans to develop the land. Crooked Creek Golf Course is planning to close for good on July 5. 03/28/2015 04:05 PM