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Jul. 23, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now. But the budget is over three weeks late and hopes of a July 4 end date are a distant memory.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Hendersonville officer cleared in suspect shooting

A Hendersonville police officer will not face charges after she shot and killed a suspect who had stabbed her partner.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 01:20 PM

Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

Asheville officer won't face charges in teen death

Prosecutors say an Asheville police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a teen who led police on a chase following a home break-in.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 11:17 AM

Movie filming expected on Asheville streets

A movie will be filming in downtown Asheville next week.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 08:24 PM

NC counties see sales tax changes in Senate bill

Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back in Senate legislation that its Republican supporters say would level the playing field across the state in generating revenue.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

Health officials confirm chikungunya in Cabarrus

Cabarrus County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of chikungunya, saying the patient was infected while traveling in a Caribbean country.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

McCrory signs Common Core changes into law

Common Core curriculum standards for North Carolina schools will be rewritten under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Ex-NC executive pleads guilty to fraud scheme

The former chief financial officer of a Monroe paving company has pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in an $87 million scheme involving government-funded construction project.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River

North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February.