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New Flood Gauges To Aid N.C. Public

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Additional flood gauges are being installed to help improve safety across the state. When river levels began rising last year after a late-April storm dumped […]

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House Completes Veto Override On N.C. Budget Bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina General Assembly Republicans completed the override Tuesday of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of their state budget legislation for the second year

NC Senate Looks To Head Off Pork Lawsuits

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senators in the country's No. 2 hog-growing state sought Thursday to further shield industrial-scale hog operations from lawsuits by neighbors who have long complained

Gov. Cooper Vetoes Republican Budget Changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed the state budget bill Wednesday for the second year in a row, blaming legislative Republicans for a

State Unveils HOPE Act

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- State lawmakers are offering additional ideas to combat opioid drug abuse. At a General Assembly press conference this week, legislators unveiled the HOPE Act,

NCDOT Offers Memorial Day Travel Safety Tips

Over the Memorial Day weekend, the N.C. Department of Transportation will pause most road construction activities that require lane closures on major routes across the state to help

Memorial Day Click It Or Ticket Campaign Underway

The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with state and local law enforcement for its annual Memorial Day Click It or Ticket campaign that will takes place

QuitlineNC Offers Free Quitting Tools

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- QuitlineNC, North Carolina’s telephone service that helps people quit smoking and other tobacco use, is offering eight weeks of nicotine patches combined with

Poor People’s Campaign Launching In N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is one of 30 locations nationwide where the Poor People's Campaign is launching its six weeks of nonviolent direct action. Campaign officials say

Judge Slashes $50M Penalty Against Pork Giant

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has slashed $50 million in damages that a jury awarded neighbors of an industrial hog operation in order to punish a