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Cooper rejects education measure, issuing third veto in three days
Literacy, readingGov. Roy Cooper on Friday issued his third veto in as many days, rejecting changes to an elementary school reading program.
The Latest: Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China The Latest on the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies (all times local): 5:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says products coming from China … Click to Continue »
From the ground up: Sampson County education leader began career journey as a custodian
Jennifer Daughtry took a summer custodial job in 1983. Now, 36 years and 12 positions later, she is Secondary Director of Sampson County Schools.
Durham DA won't charge security guard who shot, killed NC Central student
DeAndre Marquise BallardThe Durham district attorney's office says it won't press charges in the case of a North Carolina Central University student shot and killed in the parking lot of his apartment complex by a security guard.
Police chief kills himself while Texas Rangers serve warrant at home, sheriff says A police chief in Texas killed himself while authorities served an arrest warrant at his home, media outlets report. Texas Rangers were serving the warrant to Marlin Police Chief Nathan … Click to Continue »
Take your rain gear with you: Friday afternoon, evening could be stormy
Microburst winds could bring trees down Friday eveningAn approaching cold front that could trigger storms around the Triangle Friday afternoon and into the evening will drop temperatures but also come with the chance for torrential downpours, gusty winds and lightning.
Morrisville woman stops for groceries, wins $25,000 a year for life
It was a regular trip to the grocery store for Cheryl Blanchette of Morrisville -- that is until she stopped to play the lottery.
‘Our bigger enemy’: Trump escalates attack on Fed chief President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, fuming that the Fed once more "did NOTHING!" and wondering … Click to Continue »
Here’s the latest in the Myrtle Beach, NAACP discrimination lawsuit Following years of contention between Myrtle Beach and the NAACP over the Memorial Day weekend traffic detour, the city claims discrimination issues are no longer in question. Last week, Myrtle … Click to Continue »
D23 2019 Expo news: 'One Day at Disney' and other trailers released during Disney's fan event
Disney's D23 Expo fan event is this week, and the company is expected to drop trailers and first looks at upcoming films and series.
'She's going to...get killed:' 911 call reveals moments before pedestrian was hit and killed in Cary
"She's crossed the intersection two or three times," the caller said. "Cars barely missing her, man. She's going to mess around and get killed."
Octopus strolling across Topsail Beach sandbar caught on camera
Octopus on Topsail BeachAn octopus will generally spend the bulk of its life along the ocean's floor, but every now and then you may catch one going for a stroll on the beach.
ALERT: Thunderstorm Watch issued ahead of Friday severe storms RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Friday is a CBS 17 Storm Team ALERT DAY, with severe thunderstorms in the forecast late in the day. Storms could develop as early as late afternoon, with the most-widespread storms moving across central North Carolina this evening and tonight. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in place until 10 p.m. for: […]
Local Entertainers Sing and Perform About Love at Cary Theater Show Songs, stories and poems about love have been popular since time immemorial, and at the Cary Theater, audiences can see a celebration of love in the arts, all performed by rising stars in the Triangle.
PNC Arena is looking for 500 new employees
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