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April 18, 2017

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — State and local authorities in North Carolina are investigating the deaths of two women whose bodies were found near each other in a section of Lumberton.

Lumberton Police Capt. Terry Parker told area media outlets that officers responded after receiving a call about a body…

April 18, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina college student bracing for a deportation hearing has learned she can stay in the U.S. after all.

Local media outlets report Sthefany Flores Fuentes was scheduled to appear Wednesday in Charlotte for an immigration meeting that could have led to her being…

April 18, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A voting rights group called Tuesday for state and local officials to investigate whether allies of North Carolina’s former governor and the state Republican Party broke laws when hundreds of people were accused of voter fraud or absentee ballot irregularities last November.…

April 18, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A list of the NCAA events awarded Tuesday to North Carolina from 2019-22 after the state rolled back a law limiting protections for LGBT people:

2018-19 SEASON

Division III men’s and women’s soccer championships, Greensboro (Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2018)

Division I women’s soccer…

April 18, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state auditor has found that a rural nonprofit agency misused more than $350,000 in state funds intended for pre-kindergarten education.

State Auditor Beth Wood’s report issued Tuesday also urged better oversight of the $139 million statewide program serving 4-year-olds.…

April 18, 2017

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree has announced he plans to retire in September, ending a career in local law enforcement that spanned 30 years.

The Winston-Salem Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2pxeiwO) Rountree made the announcement in a news release on Tuesday.…

April 18, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA has awarded coveted men’s basketball tournament games and other events to North Carolina, effectively ending a boycott that helped force the state to repeal parts of a law that limited protections for LGBT people.

The governing body announced decisions Tuesday for…

LGBT Rights NCAA Championships

April 18, 2017

CARY, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s decision to partially repeal a law limiting protections for LGBT residents was important but not decisive for a technology company to move from California’s Silicon Valley, the company’s CEO said Tuesday.

The decision two weeks ago to take the North Carolina…

April 18, 2017

SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — A freight train derailment has spilled a lot of corn in North Carolina.

Local media reported the train derailed around 9 a.m. Tuesday near Shelby.

No one has been hurt, but several cars carrying corn overturned, dumping the grain along the side of a road. The North Carolina…

April 18, 2017

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the destruction of two mailboxes by apparent homemade explosive devices.

The News & Record reports (http://bit.ly/2oI3dpN ) a news release from the sheriff’s office says deputies responded to similar calls in Eden about…

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