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Jan. 14, 2015 @ 12:58 PM

Partnership aims to control cost as Medicaid costs

Two leading North Carolina institutions are partnering to improve the efficiency of care delivered to Medicaid beneficiaries across the state. 

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 11:59 AM

NCDOT proposed changes in driver license exams

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 27, to solicit comments regarding the proposed N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles North Carolina Administrative Code (19A NCAC 03B .0201) rule change relating to driver license examinations.

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

Hager: Growing economy target for GA

The North Carolina General Assembly will open the 2015 long session at 9 a.m. today, if weather permits, but with ice possible in Raleigh, the opening may move to 1 p.m. or Thursday, according to Rep. Mike Hager.

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 12:29 PM

Winter weather headed to much of North Carolina

Much of North Carolina can expect freezing rain and ice soon.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 01:40 PM

NC school board approves new grading scale for high school

North Carolina high school students will have more leeway to earn better grades starting with the next academic year which begins in August.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 07:43 PM

Duke Energy asks customers to reduce electricity usage through Thursday morning

Duke Energy officials are asking customers to reduce electricity use during the next 24 hours to help avoid potential high-energy demand on the electrical grid caused by frigid temperatures.

Jan. 02, 2015 @ 09:16 AM

Scanner Traffic: January 2, 2015

Dec. 31, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Drive safely this holiday season

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging Americans to protect themselves this busy holiday travel season due to an increase in highway fatalities and injuries this time of the year.

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

New State laws beginning Jan. 1

Among laws passed by the North Carolina General Assembly going into effect on Thursday, Jan. 1 are:

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

Alcohol-impaired-driving: NC sees decrease in alcohol-related fatalities

North Carolina saw a decrease in alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities in 2013, according to the most recent data released from the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).