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Kenly Investigation

Kenly Investigation

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 21:41:05

Lawyer Reprimand

The North Carolina State Bar has reprimanded a Raleigh attorney over alleged sexual harassment of former Wake County Register of Deeds Laura Riddick, who is in prison for stealing taxpayer money.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 21:38:46

Alamance Reconciliation

Elon University joined other schools, community groups and law enforcement officials across the country for an inaugural National Day of Reconciliation.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 20:31:10

CMS Tension

Last year four suburban towns and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools were locked in a ferocious clash.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 20:29:52

Ferry System

Ferry Survey

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 20:17:42

RDU Leases

The decision by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to lease 105 acres of airport property for a rock quarry has drawn opposition from people who think the forested land should be used for recreation or become part of neighboring Umstead State Park.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 19:57:19

Sanders Visit

College students, some of them just old enough to vote, crowded near the Bell Tower on UNC-Chapel HIll's campus Thursday afternoon to hear from the oldest candidate in the 2020 presidential field.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 19:56:21

UNC Benefits

UNC System schools soon could have two new tools to help recruit and keep chancellors and other university employees.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 19:55:35

Forsyth Tech President

Nearly nine months after becoming the seventh president of Forsyth Technical Community College, Janet Spriggs was formally sworn into office Thursday as part of her inauguration ceremony.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 18:05:06

Budget Poll

Nearly half of the likely voters in North Carolina say they aren't aware of the monthlong budget stalemate between Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican legislators, according to a new Civitas Institute poll released Thursday.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 17:57:40

Lindberg Charges

Businessman Greg Lindberg is asking a federal court to throw out his indictment on bribery charges in a case that also ensnared the then-chairman of North Carolina's Republican Party.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 17:40:46

Wilmington Districts

This week, North Carolina legislators approved new N.C. House maps for upcoming elections that could mean changes for officials representing the southeastern part of the state.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 17:39:51

Triad Redistricting

The North Carolina General Assembly has passed new versions of maps that lay out the boundaries of the state House and Senate, including districts in the Triad.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 17:38:03

Health Insurance Bill

After years of waiting, advocates for extending health insurance to hundreds of thousands of low-income North Carolinians finally saw a bill cross the starting line at the state legislature.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 17:35:35

UNC-Duke Program

The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University, arguing that it's misusing a federal grant to advance "ideological priorities" and unfairly promote "the positive aspects of Islam" but not Christianity or Judaism.

MODIFIED: 09/19/19 17:34:47

YOU DON'T SAY...

"It ensures the man who committed these horrible crimes will never harm anyone again."
Mecklenburg County District Attorney Spencer Merriweather, on the plea deal that resulted in two consecutive life sentences without parole for UNC Charlotte shooter Trystan Andrew Terrell.
THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 9/19/19

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