Shrimp rise as overall North Carolina commercial catch dips

Shrimp rise as overall North Carolina commercial catch dips

North Carolina officials say commercial fishing in the state declined by weight last year even as shrimp volume increased to a record high.
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1 man dies of injuries sustained from fire at Army plant

One of three people injured during a flash fire at the main propellant-manufacturing facility for the U.S. Department of Defense has died.
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Elizabeth City partners with new Internet provider

Residents of an eastern North Carolina city have a new option for Internet service.
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2 North Carolina prison guards hurt in attack by inmate

North Carolina authorities say that two prison officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries when an inmate attacked them with a homemade weapon.
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Legislator releases emails sought by ACLU, constituent

Legislator releases emails sought by ACLU, constituent

A North Carolina legislator has released more than 1,100 pages of un-redacted emails after a constituent and the American Civil Liberties Union sought them.
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Body could be that of man wanted in NC triple homicide

Searchers have found a body that's believed to be a man wanted in connection with a triple homicide in western North Carolina.
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Army narrows list of cities down to 5 for new command HQ

A U.S. Army spokesman says officials have narrowed to five the number of cities under consideration to house a prestigious command center that's meant to modernize Army operations and technology.
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Gov. Cooper vetoes judicial district, election bills

Gov. Cooper vetoes judicial district, election bills

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes of two bills add more uncertainty to already unusual state elections this fall for judges and in any races where new political parties want to field candidates.
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Attorney sentenced; used account as 'personal piggy bank'

A North Carolina attorney has been sentenced to two years behind bars for embezzling money in a scheme that the prosecutor says involved using his law firm's trust account “as his personal piggy bank.”
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Coast Guard considers new bulb for Hatteras Lighthouse

The Coast Guard is considering changing the bulb on the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to the latest technology.
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Student says he got tougher suspension than donor's son

A North Carolina student has sued the university he once attended, saying he was treated unfairly when he got into a fight with the son of a major donor.
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New prisoner crimes and reporting gets legislative approval

New prisoner crimes and reporting gets legislative approval

The General Assembly has approved new or expanded crimes for North Carolina prisoners who expose themselves to correctional workers or perform other malicious acts.
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Long week at legislature ends; constitutional changes next

North Carolina legislators have wrapped up a long week of debates and voting on scores of bills designed to clear the decks on this year's most contentious legislation that Gov. Roy Cooper can sign or veto.
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North Carolina's jobless rate drops to 4.3 percent in May

North Carolina's jobless rate drops to 4.3 percent in May

North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month, continuing a slow decline.
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Early voting alterations bring tense debate before approval

The General Assembly is nearing final approval of changes to North Carolina's early in-person voting laws that Republicans say promote election uniformity but Democrats argue again discourage black residents from voting.
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NC research finds GenX in 1 type of young fish, not others

A little-studied industrial compound is in a lake near the North Carolina chemical plant where it's manufactured, but a state environmental study isn't finding much in the young fish living there.
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North Carolina teacher gets probation for sex with student

North Carolina teacher gets probation for sex with student

A former middle school teacher in North Carolina has been placed on probation after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager boy nine years ago.
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Residents sue North Carolina city to repair hurricane damage

Some homeowners are suing a North Carolina city to get dams that were compromised by Hurricane Matthew repaired.
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Regional American Airlines carrier cancels 100s of flights

Regional American Airlines carrier cancels 100s of flights

American Airlines says a technical problem forced one of its regional carriers to cancel hundreds of flights around the country.
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Future of health benefit bill uncertain following House vote

Future of health benefit bill uncertain following House vote

The fate of a proposal allowing North Carolina-based nonprofit organizations to offer health benefit plans not subject to state insurance regulations is uncertain because House lawmakers wouldn't agree to the Senate…
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Bill blocking future hog farm nuisance suits finalized

Bill blocking future hog farm nuisance suits finalized

North Carolina legislators have finalized tougher restrictions upon neighbors of hog farms seeking to sue for damages because of the stench and other nuisances coming from industrial-scale livestock operations.
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Latest N Carolina opioid abuse legislation going to Cooper

Latest N Carolina opioid abuse legislation going to Cooper

The North Carolina General Assembly has sent to Gov. Roy Cooper's desk the latest legislation addressing opioid abuse by creating new crimes against medical workers and granting certain police investigators easier…
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Senate agrees to bill addressing mass violence threats

North Carolina legislation would give harsher punishments for threatening mass violence at a school or place of worship, but also give extra help to accused young people.
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