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Measles Exposure

People who visited a coffee shop in Durham, North Carolina, on June 10 may have been exposed to measles, health officials warn.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 21:55:54

Jones Endorsement

Who did Walter Jones want to succeed him in Congress? Rep. Greg Murphy, R-Pitt, says the late 3rd District congressman wanted him to fill the seat, but a local Republican organizer who's backing Murphy's opponent in next month's GOP runoff primary is disputing that.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 20:03:32

Florence Reimbursements

Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation has been approved to receive $2.65 million in reimbursements for damage caused by Hurricane Florence.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 20:02:51

Graduation Feathers

A controversy in Scotland County concerning students who want to wear American Indian cultural and religious items during their high school graduation ceremonies spilled over into the Lumbee Tribal Council's chamber.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 20:02:18

Meadows Visit

Congressman Mark Meadows said he knows of no plans for any strikes on Iran in retaliation to attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 20:01:44

Beach Ordnance

Police in a North Carolina beach town are warning people to be careful after a resident picked up military ordnance from the beach.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 20:01:06

Henderson Pride

In 2012, a majority of Henderson County voted, like the rest of the state, to ban same-sex marriage in the state constitution.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 11:41:28

Gun Rally

It was 5:40 p.m. on a Tuesday in classroom 236 of the Kennedy Building when the world turned upside down for Megan Beach and her UNC Charlotte classmates.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 11:39:12

Missing Professor

Rescuers continued sweeping the Hudson River on Saturday for a N.C. Moral Monday activist who disappeared Friday during a 120-mile marathon race.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 11:38:24

Marsy's Law

A constitutional amendment North Carolina voters approved last fall to protect the rights of crime victims takes effect in less than three months, but lawmakers still haven't approved funding for it or provided law enforcement any guidance to implement it.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 09:49:45

Possibly Running

Former state Sen. Cal Cunningham said Friday he's giving "serious thought" to a run for U.S. Senate.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 09:48:36

Voting Machines

The State Board of Elections has postponed a decision on whether to certify new voting systems for use in North Carolina.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 09:47:46

Wind Ban

A new version of legislation spelling out restrictions on wind energy projects passed the Senate last week, but backers in both chambers say to expect yet another rewrite soon.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 09:47:06

Amendment Lawsuits

Litigation challenging whether two constitutional amendments should be voided despite voter approval won't take the express lane to North Carolina's highest court.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 09:45:03

Opioid Study

The nation's opioid epidemic triggered a drop in the number of people able to work, hurting companies' ability to grow and leading to an increased investment in technologies to replace those workers, a new study from UNC-Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School found.

MODIFIED: 06/16/19 09:43:16

YOU DON'T SAY...

"North Carolina is a hockey state. Raleigh is a hockey town."
Gov. Roy Cooper, celebrating the Carolina Hurricanes' playoff run at the Executive Mansion last week.
WTVD NEWS, 6/14/19

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