UNC Health Care, Charlotte health system break off merger talks

UNC Health Care, Charlotte health system break off merger talks

Atrium Health said Friday that merger talks to combine the Charlotte-based hospital system with UNC Health Care have been suspended.
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Duke sets 6.2 percent increase to residential electric rates

Duke Energy announced new electricity rates Friday for Raleigh and the rest of its eastern North Carolina service area, saying the typical residential customer will pay about $5.22 more a month.
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Town of Cary wants to screen sewage to find opioid users

The Town of Cary wants to screen residents’ bodily waste in order to learn where people are using opioids.

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Moore County deputies use drone to find missing child

Deputies with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office used a drone Thursday night to find a missing 11-year-old.

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Scotland County deputy killed in crash

A Scotland County deputy was killed Thursday night in a crash while he was en route to help another deputy, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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Father of inmate beaten in jail attack says it was preventable

A Fayetteville man who went to jail on a minor traffic charge ended up in the hospital and brutally beaten.

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