Gay marriage is front and center on this year's first real work day at the North Carolina General Assembly. 11:44 AM
Gov. McCrory chairs the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition consisting of coastal state governors favoring offshore energy development. The governor said in a statement that responsible development of gas and oil off the coast will create thousands of jobs and generate billions in tax revenue.
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They voted to approve the $27 billion deal between Reynolds American and Lorillard. The deal still needs the approval of the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected in the first half of the year.
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EPA Officials: Dan River Thriving Nearly One Year After Coal Ash Spill
A number of organizations hosted a 'state of our rivers' event on Tuesday, near the site of the spill. The EPA has done quarterly sampling tests on the Dan River's water since the spill and believe the river is thriving. 09:38 AM
Famed SC Civil Rights Protesters Have Convictions Erased
It has been 54 years since they were arrested for ordering food from a "whites-only" lunch counter. The men were convicted of trespassing and breach of peace and chose to serve hard labor for 30 days rather than allow a civil rights group to post their bail. 11:24 AM
Senate to Begin Hearings for President Obama's Attorney General Nominee
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
U.S. Surgeon General to Make Stop in Queen City
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. 08:09 AM
Google Expanding Fiber Service to Charlotte, Raleigh
Google Fiber is coming to Charlotte and the City of Oaks after the company announced the expansion in both the Queen City and Raleigh Tuesday afternoon, offering customers another option for high speed internet. 01/27/2015 05:50 PM
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Wake Forest Police Continue to Investigate Child Luring Incidents
Police and town leaders assure the Wake Forest community they are doing all they can to put an end to reports of child luring in area neighborhoods. 01/27/2015 08:57 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
FDA Names Duke Cardiologist to No. 2 Leadership Job
The Food and Drug Administration has named a prominent Duke University cardiologist to its No. 2 leadership position, tasked with overseeing drugs, medical devices and tobacco products. 01/27/2015 03:44 PM
UNC-Chapel Hill Looks to Start Anti-Hazing Committee
UNC-Chapel Hill could soon launch a new initiative to stop hazing. 01/27/2015 03:24 PM
Moore County Residents Concerned Over Gas Prices
While many North Carolinians are ecstatic about lower gas prices, Moore County commissioners are looking for answers. Moore County commissioners have sent a letter to state Attorney General Roy Cooper asking for his help in finding out why their county seems to have higher prices than other counties in the state. 01/27/2015 04:58 PM