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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A decade ago, North Carolina Republicans redrew their legislative districts to help their party in a way that a federal court ruled illegally deprived Black voters of their right to political representation. A state court later struck down Republican-drawn maps as based …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why a crew member handed Baldwin a loaded gun instead of one safe to use, indu…

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CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones is returning to North Carolina as a keynote speaker for the annual Writers Week event at UNC Wilmington in November.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's unemployment rate has now declined every month for the past year, with September's jobless figure falling to 4.2%, the state Commerce Department announced Friday.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Twelve counties in western North Carolina have been granted requests for a primary county disaster designation after excessive rain and flooding from Tropical Storm Fred during the summer, according to a news release.

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GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The ex-chairman of a local hospital board who resigned his position last year when his social media postings early during the COVID-19 pandemic got public attention will serve out the term of a North Carolina legislator who died.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Twelve counties in western North Carolina have been granted requests for a primary county disaster designation after excessive rain and flooding from Tropical Storm Fred during the summer, according to a news release.

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GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The ex-chairman of a local hospital board who resigned his position last year when his social media postings early during the COVID-19 pandemic got public attention will serve out the term of a North Carolina legislator who died.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest budget offer that North Carolina Republicans sent to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wouldn't expand Medicaid broadly as Cooper seeks, but it does sweeten a previous proposal on worker pay raises, a top GOP legislator says.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) _ Nucor Corp. (NUE) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $2.13 billion.

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) _ IQVIA Holdings Inc. (IQV) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $261 million.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The now-former finance head of a small southeastern North Carolina town spent more than $11,000 in town funds on her home utility bills and other questionable items, according to a state audit released Wednesday.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After two weeks of mapmaking in open meeting rooms, North Carolina senators have presented some proposals to the public on how they might redraw congressional or state Senate district lines for the next decade.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Another effort by North Carolina Republicans to check the governor's broad powers during a pandemic or other emergency cleared the General Assembly on Wednesday. As with a similar measure last year, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto is likely.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Offenders at North Carolina’s 55 state prisons won't get cards, photos or handwritten letters anymore. Instead, officials said they will receive a printed-out versions of digital scans.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Black judge went too far discouraging Black residents from avoiding jury duty when one of them cited religion as a reason he should be excused from serving in a trial, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

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TAR HEEL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is facing attempted arson charges after authorities said she tried to set fire to a break area at a Smithfield Foods plant and used a hammer to vandalize five cars belonging to management.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders sent another negotiating offer to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday as top government officials still attempt to enact a long-overdue two year budget.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina’s flagship public university can continue to consider race as a factor in its undergraduate admissions, rebuffing a conservative group's argument that affirmative action disadvantages white and Asian students.