Abortion-rights groups want the Republican-led legislature to keep its hands off rules proposed by state regulators for how North Carolina abortion clinics must operate. Several Democratic lawmakers plan to join health providers and activists at a Thursday news conference at the Legislative Building. 12:25 PM
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Around 15.6 million visitors visited the state's 39 parks and recreation areas last year—which is a 10 percent increase from 2013. Fort Macon logged more than 1 million visitors in 2014.
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Raleigh City Council to Discuss Strategic Plan During Retreat
It is undeniable that Raleigh's population is booming, which is why city leaders are creating a strategic plan that streamlines the needs and desires of the community to keep the City of Oaks on the cutting edge. 07:09 AM
NC Sheriff Says it Appears Bear Killed Woman Known for Feeding Animals
Officials in Tyrrell County say a woman known for feeding bears may have been killed by one of the animals. 08:08 AM
As NC Legislature Begins, Gay Marriage Takes Center Stage
Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 01/28/2015 03:04 PM
Proposed Arts Center Prompts Concern over Popular Carrboro Venue
Carrboro residents and town leaders worry the future of Cat's Cradle could be in jeopardy. 01/28/2015 03:32 PM
Survey Finds Average Age Kids Start Drinking is 13
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said alcohol is the most commonly abused drug among youth in the United States. The same report found 10 percent of eighth graders said they've had a drink in the past month. 01/28/2015 05:16 PM
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Starting on July 1, moped owners will have to register their vehicles and get a license plate from the DMV. That will run you $18. However, state lawmakers are calling for further regulation. 01/28/2015 06:16 PM
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29 Years Marked Since Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion
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Gov. McCrory Applauds Offshore Drilling Proposal for Carolinas
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NC Chamber Discusses State Transportation Crisis
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