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Supreme Court argues over Confederate flag license plates

Supreme Court argues over Confederate flag license platesDrivers in North and South Carolina can already get vanity license plates for just about any organization they want, in return for paying a bit more out of pocket.
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  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

IS releases troops' photos and addresses, urges attacks

IS releases troops' photos and addresses, urges attacksThe Islamic State group has reportedly posted the names, photos and home addresses of 100 American troops, urging sympathizers inside the U.S. to carry out attacks against them.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Secret Service director: 'There was no crash'

Secret Service director: 'There was no crash'Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy told a Senate panel Thursday that previous reports of a car crash interrupting a recent bomb investigation at the White House complex were overstated.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill

Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in billSome North Carolina senators worried about the revival of certain communicable diseases want to do away with North Carolina's childhood vaccination exemption on religious grounds.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Cheney: Obama is 'worst president of my lifetime'

Cheney: Obama is 'worst president of my lifetime'Cheney attacked Obama's foreign policy, including a "precipitous withdrawal" and the status of the U.S. military.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

NC teacher pay ranked 42nd in nation

NC teacher pay ranked 42nd in nationDespite raises approved by state lawmakers last year, average teacher pay in North Carolina ranked 42nd in the nation, according to the latest ranking and estimates released by the National Education Association.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Gov. Nikki Haley: No early endorsement for president

Gov. Nikki Haley: No early endorsement for presidentSouth Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says she won't be endorsing any Republican presidential hopefuls any time soon.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Charlotte pocket book problems are at 'DEFCON 2' level

Charlotte pocket book problems are at 'DEFCON 2' levelCharlotte leaders are scrambling to solve a major money problem.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

City Council approves affordable housing units in Cherry neighborhood

City Council approves affordable housing units in Cherry neighborhoodAffordable housing approved in Cherry neighborhood
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Mitt Romney to get into the ring with Evander Holyfield

Mitt Romney to get into the ring with Evander HolyfieldC'mon, you know you would pay money to see this: Mitt Romney taking on Evander Holyfield — in a boxing ring.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Bill would require vests, flashing lights for mopeds

Bill would require vests, flashing lights for mopedsAt dusk one day two years ago, State Rep. Chandra Dillard was headed home on Poinsett Highway in Greenville when suddenly she noticed a moped a car length away.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

ISIL brainwashes, trains new generation of militants

ISIL brainwashes, trains new generation of militantsA second Islamic State video purporting to show a child executing a prisoner reflects a concerted effort by the brutal group to brainwash and train a new generation of militant Muslims.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

NC House bill would bar under-18s from tanning beds

NC House bill would bar under-18s from tanning bedsNC House bill would bar under-18s from tanning beds
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Lawmakers hope bill would bring police, citizens together

Lawmakers hope bill would bring police, citizens togetherA group of lawmakers introduced a racial profiling bill in the North Carolina legislature Tuesday morning.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Tougher drunken-driving bills approved by NC House

Tougher drunken-driving bills approved by NC HouseNorth Carolina lawmakers want a tougher no-alcohol policy imposed upon more motorists.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Hillary Clinton to speak about e-mails today

Hillary Clinton to speak about e-mails todayHillary Clinton to speak about e-mails today
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Tougher drunken-driving bills approved by NC House

Tougher drunken-driving bills approved by NC HouseTougher drunken-driving bills approved by NC House
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Sen. Graham clarifies 'never sent' an email comment

Sen. Graham clarifies 'never sent' an email commentU.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham was criticized around the Internet as a technological Luddite after saying on national television that he had "never sent" an email.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Group continues to question McCrory's ethics

Group continues to question McCrory's ethicsNorth Carolina Governor Pat McCrory responded to new ethics complaints by releasing amended information about his travels in 2013.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Boko Haram pledges allegiance to the Islamic State

Boko Haram pledges allegiance to the Islamic StateBoko Haram's leader has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in a new audio message, a group that monitors extremist activity said Saturday.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Teens stopped at Sydney Airport on suspicion of trying to join ISIL

Teens stopped at Sydney Airport on suspicion of trying to join ISILTwo Australian teenage brothers were stopped at Sydney Airport on suspicion of trying to head to the Middle East to join Islamic State militants, officials said Sunday.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Selma anniversary an opportunity for protesters, too

Selma anniversary an opportunity for protesters, tooAs political dignitaries and the public gathered here Saturday to honor those who participated in the Selma-to-Montgomery march, a dissenting voice was also heard.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Regional

NC Sheriff bans sex offenders from church

NC Sheriff bans sex offenders from churchA sheriff in one of North Carolina's smallest counties told registered sex offenders they can't go to church, citing a state law meant to keep them from day-care centers and schools.
  • Regional
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

President Obama comes to Columbia today

President Obama comes to Columbia todayPresident Obama comes to Columbia today
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Top Democrats defend Clinton in e-mail controversy

Top Democrats defend Clinton in e-mail controversyThe Democratic Party's establishment rallied to Hillary Rodham Clinton's side Thursday.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

McCrory budget proposes raises for teachers, law enforcement

McCrory budget proposes raises for teachers, law enforcementMcCrory budget proposes raises for teachers, law enforcement
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  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

'Slow poke' bill excites some, worries DOT

'Slow poke' bill excites some, worries DOTLawmakers in Raleigh want to speed up your daily commute.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago