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  • Death penalty: N.C. fight will resume after the holidays

     
    North Carolina death penalty: The North Carolina legislature will be called into session after the holidays to consider whether to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of a bill that some say would have gutted a law that seeks to correct racial disparities...
  • N.C. Republicans defend late-night vote on teachers union dues

     
    In North Carolina early Thursday morning, Republicans in the state Legislature used an after-hours maneuver to strip the state’s largest teachers union of automatic deductions of union dues from members’ paychecks....
  • Forced sterilization worth $50,000, North Carolina panel says

     
    North Carolina sterilization: A North Carolina task force has voted to compensate people sterilized against their will. The Legislature must still approve the payments, but the vote marks the first time a state has moved to compensate such victims....
  • On Location: 'Iron Man 3' lands in North Carolina

     
    In a blow to Los Angeles' below-the-line community, Marvel Studios will take its next "Iron Man" movie to Wilmington, North Carolina....
  • Elizabeth Edwards' oldest daughter eulogizes mom

    Elizabeth Edwards' oldest daughter eulogizes mom
    The funeral was held at Edenton Street United Methodist, a Raleigh church that Edwards turned to after her 16-year-old son Wade died in a car crash in 1996. She was to be buried later in the day alongside her son during a private ceremony. Speakers...
  • Death Toll Rises To 39 From Storms

    Death Toll Rises To 39 From Storms
    The death toll from three days of severe storms and tornadoes in the southern United States rose to at least 39 on Sunday, with hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed in North Carolina alone, weather and emergency officials said. North Carolina accounted...
  • McDonnell wraps conference that brought four Governors to Roanoke

    McDonnell wraps conference that brought four Governors to Roanoke
    The issue brought four governors to the Hotel Roanoke this week. How it plays out could determine the economic future of the region. The annual conference of the Southern Growth Policies Board focused on manufacturing in the South, and the region's...
  • NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene

    NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene
    As Hurricane Irene starts barreling herself towards the Outer Banks, five states declared a State of Emergency Thursday ahead of what will most certainly be a messy and wet weekend. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, New Jersey Gov....
  • Irene strengthens into Category 3 hurricane

    Hurricane Irene strengthened on Wednesday as it roared up from the Caribbean on a path that prompted residents along the U.S. east coast to prepare for a possible hit over the weekend. Irene regained force as a Category 2 storm, then quickly moved up...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
  • O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors

    O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors
    Martin O'Malley was selected by his peers Wednesday to chair the Democratic Governors Association, a platform from which he says he will build the party and promote candidates who will invest in education and infrastructure. "Our agenda is one of...