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Large nonprofits, particularly health-care systems, are facing again a potential gutting of the state tax refund they receive on purchases.
Duke Energy and Eden city officials are discussing the possibility of keeping some of the coal ash generated at the nearby Dan River Steam Station forever close to home.
Home State Apparel owner Zeke Vantreese reached a settlement agreement with former Greensboro resident Ryan Shell to both sell the “home.” merchandise.
The stunning rise of BB&T Corp. from an eastern North Carolina community bank to a major Southeast powerhouse has been documented in a new book titled “Genealogy of American Finance.”
Tears welled up in Alice “Karyn” Torrence eyes as she recalled telling the youngest of her three children a secret she had kept from them.
WASHINGTON — Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.
DUBLIN — While the search for Noah Thomas has ended, the death investigation has begun, according to Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis.
A Greensboro man whose job was to collect cash payments for his employer allegedly falsely reported to police that more than $16,000 cash was stolen from his car.
CHARLOTTE — Police didn't violate state laws protecting a criminal defendant's right to a fair trial by using surveillance technology that scans an area for a cell phone used by a target suspect, Mecklenburg County prosecutors said.
Greensboro police arrested a second man in connection with gunfire that struck an occupied home earlier this month.
RALEIGH — Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good saw her pay docked about $600,000 in the aftermath of last year's massive spill of collected coal ash that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in sludge containing toxic heavy metals.
On loan from the Indiana State Museum, one of the 151-year-old documents will sit in a dimly lit alcove in the Greensboro Historical Museum for the next four weeks.
A person was shot Friday night by someone trying to force their way into an apartment.
Q: I live on a narrow, curvy section of Allistair Road. The speed limit is 30 miles an hour, but people regularly drive much faster than that. How could we get some traffic enforcement on this section of road? And if the city can’t do this, how could the neighbors hire off-duty police officers and could they issue tickets when they are off duty?
The Rev. Emily Hull McGee of Louisville, Ky., will be the new pastor of First Baptist Church in downtown Winston-Salem, the church decided in a congregational vote last Sunday.
HIGH POINT — A man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his infant son is expected to go to trial next week.
Winston-Salem police will do a ground search Tuesday for man who has been missing nearly two months.
NAGS HEAD — Tony Brittan held a bit of smooth, red glass smaller than a dime in the palm of his hand.
FAYETTEVILLE — The power and water has been cut to a home for women veterans in Fayetteville after the home fell behind on utility bills.
CHARLOTTE — Authorities have nabbed a fugitive monkey they say attacked a maintenance worker in a North Carolina hospital parking lot.
FAYETTEVILLE — An 84-year-old Fayetteville woman is recovering after she was attacked by a dog while tending to her flowers.
WASHINGTON — North Carolina’s three Democratic members of Congress are urging their state colleagues in the Senate to reconsider their opposition to the nomination of Loretta Lynch for United States attorney general.
NORMAN, Okla. — Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity’s national administration, the university’s president said Friday.
WASHINGTON — There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical exams, pilots and safety experts said.
Wake Forest University has appointed Michele Gillespie, a noted historian, as dean of the college, with academic oversight for the undergraduate school of arts and sciences, WFU said in a statement,
DATELINE – A 4-year-old girl who was hit Monday by a car was still in critical condition, a spokeswoman for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said Friday.
At first glance, they might appear to have little in common.
WASHINGTON — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP’s goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.
WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he’s retiring next year. He immediately endorsed brash New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as leader of a party desperate to regain the Senate majority.
MONTABAUR, Germany — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers — including a torn-up doctor’s note that would have kept him off work the day authorities say he crashed Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountainside.
ROME — Italy’s highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday over the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlantic.