Friday 19 Apr 2019

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Gas Prices Rising Slightly

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Drivers are shelling out two cents more per gallon for a fill-up of regular-grade gas making for a nationwide average of $2.33 a gallon. Industry […]

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U.S. House Approves $1.7 Billion In Disaster Aid For Carolinas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would provide $1.7 billion to help residents of the Carolinas and elsewhere recover from recent natural disasters. The

NOAA Releases 2018 Hurricane Season Forecast

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters said Thursday that they expect an active Atlantic hurricane season — an announcement that came as odds increased that the first tropical

Military Asked To Investigate On-Base Child Sexual Assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress reacted Thursday to an Associated Press investigation into sexual assault among children on U.S. military bases by demanding the Defense and Justice departments explain

Tillerson Out As Secretary Of State

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday and said he would nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him, in a

Rev. Billy Graham Dies At 99

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the

Trump Calls For Optimism In SOTU

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is challenging Congress to make good on a long-standing promise to fix the immigration system. In his first State of the Union address,

Tax Season Is Underway

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- On Monday, The IRS began accepting paper and electronic tax returns, with more than 155 million individual tax returns expected to be filed

Senators Strike Deal Re-Opening Government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are expected to return to work now that Congress has agreed on temporary funding for the government and President

Government Shutdown Begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown has begun. So has the finger-pointing. President Donald Trump says Democrats wanted to give him "a nice present" to mark the one-year anniversary