North Carolina governor signs orders to help gasoline supply

North Carolina governor signs orders to help gasoline supply

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has signed executive orders to ensure gasoline gets in and through the state, and that motorists don't get ripped off at the pump.
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Lyft extends service throughout 32 states

Lyft is driving into the countryside in an effort to raise ridership and steal market share from rival Uber.
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UNC reports apparent norovirus cases; rush week postponed

Health officials at UNC-Chapel Hill are reporting an apparent outbreak of norovirus throughout the Greek community, leading the Panhellenic Council to postpone sorority recruitment.
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5-year-old North Carolina girl dies after car crash

5-year-old North Carolina girl dies after car crash

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a 5-year-old girl has died after a car driven by her grandmother ran off a road and overturned.
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North Carolina's 6 black justices from past, present honored

The six living black justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court have been honored with a special ceremony.
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UNC Health Care, Carolinas HealthCare to join systems

Two North Carolina health care systems are joining to create a network which will employ approximately 90,000 people and operate more than 50 hospitals.
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General Assembly leaves Raleigh, returning again in October

The North Carolina General Assembly plans to return to work in October after wrapping up a two-week session in which they passed legislative redistricting maps, overrode two vetoes and passed one other bill.
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Concert Pharma To Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results On August 8 2017

Concert Pharma To Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results On August 8 2017

Life Sciences News and Jobs … BUSINESS WIRE)–Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) today announced that it will report its second
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R. Kelly cancels tour dates, allegedly due to low ticket sales

If you think that doing karaoke to “Ignition (Remix)“ in the wake of the recent BuzzFeed News story alleging R. Kelly is brainwashing young women into
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Toronto kicks off concerts on Thursday

The memorial will kick off the Gem City's summer concert series, which will run every Thursday through the end of September. — Contributed.
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Upcoming concert will benefit children's, poverty groups

OWOSSO — Two country acts — a Nashville recording artist and favorite area band — are performing at a concert this month to benefit a pair of local
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US park to add $2.5m radio system upgrade after wildfires

US park to add $2.5m radio system upgrade after wildfires

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will receive a $2.5 million upgrade to its radio communications systems in response to a fire in Tennessee that contributed to 14 deaths and millions of dollars of damage in November.
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Money to address chemical in N Carolina river approved

North Carolina legislators have approved money to clean up and monitor a little-studied chemical dumped into a river that serves as drinking water for hundreds of thousands of people.
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Suspect swims out to sea in escape attempt from Surf City

Authorities in Surf City, North Carolina, say a fleeing suspect swam out to sea before being arrested more than three hours later at a neighboring town's beachfront.
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Mail carrier seriously hurt after North Carolina shooting

Police in North Carolina say a mail carrier was shot and wounded during an altercation.
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52-acre expansion would add land less flood-prone to Princeville

52-acre expansion would add land less flood-prone to Princeville

It’s been nearly one year since Hurricane Matthew devastated the Town of Princeville, and a new project is intended to make the town more resilient during the next flood.
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Lumberton family organizes aid, learns they are affected by Harvey

Hundreds of thousands of Texas evacuees have left everything behind, not knowing what will be there when they return home. Aid is pouring in from around the country, including a truckload from Lumberton, packed by people who know what it’s like to lose everything to water.
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Wake schools hope diversity training for teachers heads off racial tensions in halls

Racial tensions reached the boiling point in several Wake County schools last school year, so school leaders are trying get get out in front of the issue this year to address concerns.
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Avoid scams when giving to Hurricane Harvey victims

Hurricane Harvey victims are in desperate need, and many people around the world want to donate. But scammers are just as aware of that and are already trying to take advantage of the opportunity.
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With just mandatory vaccine, your teen isn't protected from all Meningitis

With just mandatory vaccine, your teen isn't protected from all Meningitis

North Carolina requires public school students to get vaccinated against meningitis, but doctors warn that may not be enough to fully protect children from infection. Parents may want to ask their doctor for two Meningitis vaccines.
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Tropical weather moves off NC coast, another round of rain on the way

Parts of the North Carolina coast were still under tropical storm watches and warnings as an unorganized storm is expected to move out of the area Tuesday night.

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Police: Man spent $900 in counterfeit money at Cross Creek Mall

Fayetteville police are seeking public assistance in locating a man who used counterfeit money at several stores earlier this month.
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Catholics in eastern NC get new leader

Five weeks after the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral officially opened in Raleigh, it held its first major event on Tuesday, as Father Luis Rafael Zarama was installed as the sixth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh.
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North Carolina police department doesn't need military gear

North Carolina police department doesn't need military gear

Police in North Carolina's largest city say they don't need military equipment to do their jobs.
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North Carolina sends 5 water rescue crews to Texas

North Carolina is sending five swift water rescue teams to Texas to help with the recovery from Hurricane Harvey.
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Protesters vow to continue sit-in after UNC clears site

Protesters are vowing to continue a sit-in protesting a Confederate statue even after the University of North Carolina removed picnic tables, tarps and other equipment from the site.
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Hurricane Irma forms far out over Atlantic

Tropical Storm Lidia bore down on the Los Cabos resorts at tip of Baja California Peninsula Thursday, while spreading rains over a broad swath of Mexico.
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Three arrested in raid on Durham 'chop shop'

Three arrested in raid on Durham 'chop shop'

Three people face charges after the Durham County Sheriff’s Office searched a suspected “chop shop” last week, authorities said Tuesday.
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'Big paw prints to fill:' Former UNC police dog dies

The University of North Carolina Department announced that former UNC police K9 officer “Buddy” died Tuesday.
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Jason Young's bid for new trial in wife's death denied

A Superior Court judge on Tuesday denied Jason Young’s efforts to obtain a new trial in his wife’s death more than a decade ago.
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3 more charged in toppling Durham Confederate statue

Three more people have been charged with toppling a Confederate statue in North Carolina earlier this month.
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Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh closed in both directions due to structure fire

Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh closed in both directions due to structure fire

Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh is closed in both directions due to a structure fire while crews work.
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Woman who robbed Fayetteville store with assault-style rifle surrenders to police

Police are searching for a woman who stole cell phones from a store in Fayetteville on Wednesday evening while carrying an assault-style rifle.
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23-year-old man arrested in death of former Shaw basketball player

Police charged a 23-year-old Raleigh man in the shooting death of a former Shaw University basketball player at an apartment complex on Sunday.
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Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh reopens following structure fire

Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh is closed in both directions due to a structure fire while crews work.
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Ashley Christensen to host 'No Kid Hungry' dinner

Ashley Christensen to host 'No Kid Hungry' dinner

The seventh annual event will raise money for the
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Apex restaurant might have new life

Owners announced via Facebook on Friday that Tyler’s Taproom in Apex would be closing.
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System off NC coast wraps up Tuesday with rain, strong winds

Tropical storm watches and warnings have been issued for parts of the North Carolina coast as a storm is expected to move through the area Tuesday.
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Wake tells insurer $2.3M stolen from deeds office

More than $2.3 million was stolen from the Wake County Register of Deeds Office over the past nine years, county officials reported in an insurance claim.
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