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Duke Energy Ties Pig Poo To Lines For Power Plants

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Corp. is finally converting methane gas from North Carolina’s plentiful hog operations into gas that could be burned at electric power plants. The country’s […]

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Crackdown On Speeding Underway Across N.C.

The North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program, in partnership with state and local law enforcement, is holding the annual Speed a Little. Lose a Lot. campaign, which runs

Flu’s Death Toll Climbs to 328 In N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eight people died from the flu last week, helping to push North Carolina's record-setting death toll for 2017-18 to 328, health officials said Thursday. In

N.C. School Safety Committee To Meet Today

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are sitting down to get information about student safety in the aftermath of the Florida school shooting before recommending later this

Spring Allergy Season About To Begin

(North Carolina News Network) -- Tuesday marked the start of spring, and that means lots of sniffling and sneezing for those who suffer from allergies. New Hanover County allergist

Cooper Pushes For New Gun Regulations

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the wake of last month's deadly Florida school shooting, Gov. Roy Cooper wants North Carolina lawmakers to pass gun regulations requiring background checks

Duke Energy CEO’s Pay Tops $21 Million

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy says its top executive's compensation has nearly doubled over the past two years. The country's No. 2 electricity company by total customers reported

Flu Deaths Starting To Slow In N.C.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State health officials said Thursday that 12 people died from the flu in North Carolina last week, pushing the record death toll in 2017-18

N.C. Residents Urged To Prepare For Severe Weather

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- Governor Roy Cooper has declared this week (March 4 – 10) as Severe Weather Preparedness Week and urges North Carolinians to prepare and

ECU Looks To Better Serve Rural Areas

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- The Chancellor of Eastern Carolina University says the school's success is tied to the success of rural eastern North Carolina. Cecil Staton says they are