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Parmon Drive?

The Earline Parmon Fan Club is working to get a block of Ivy Avenue named after the former state senator, who died in March.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 23:54:24

Jeter Resigns

Rep. Charles Jeter of Mecklenburg County announced Monday that he is resigning.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:20:33

HB2 Trial

The trial in a lawsuit over House Bill 2 is scheduled to begin Nov. 14 – less than a week after elections in which the law could play a key role.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:19:35

Jordan Donation

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:18:54

Blue Alert

North Carolina residents will soon see "Blue Alerts" as part of an effort to help apprehend suspects who kill or seriously injury police officers.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:18:05

Trump Visit

Gov. Pat McCrory joined Donald Trump at a campaign rally for the first time Monday night to present a unified ticket for the fall elections in North Carolina.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:28:43

HB2 Emails

Democratic National Committee leaked emails show how staffers tried to use North Carolina’s HB2 law to leverage political capital in the state – including with a possible appearance by Vice President Joe Biden.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 23:58:46

HB2 Comments

North Carolina's House Bill 2 is driving away business and hurting the entire country's reputation, Raleigh entrepreneur Jesse Lipson of Citrix told the Democratic National Convention Monday night.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 23:11:31

Clinton Meets Veterans

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s appearance at a national Veterans of Foreign Wars gathering in Charlotte Monday drew a chilly response from most of the thousands of military veterans on hand.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 23:08:23

Sunset Beach

Environmentalists and local residents will be able to challenge a resort-like project proposed on currently undisturbed marshlands and dunes on the barrier island of Sunset Beach.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:17:28

Leaked Emails

Not surprised, but disappointed. That was the reaction Monday from Bernie Sanders delegates from North Carolina about the thousands of leaked emails that revealed a bias for Hillary Clinton by Democratic National Committee officials.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:16:41

Ad Buys

Attorney General Roy Cooper's campaign on Monday distributed an online-only ad tying Gov. Pat McCrory to presidential candidate Donald Trump.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:14:37

Fundraising

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will headline a Raleigh fundraiser for Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday afternoon.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 21:13:58

NCEDA Officers

The N.C. Economic Development Association has elected its 2016-2017 Board of Directors, according to a news release.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 23:06:29

Inmate Captured

Escaped inmate Stephen Singleton was captured Monday by New Hanover County sheriff's deputies after a vehicle chase that ended in a crash on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington, according to a news release from the Department of Public Safety.

MODIFIED: 07/25/16 23:07:29

YOU DON’T SAY...

"Republicans may think they're telling people which bathroom to go into, but they're actually telling people which market to stay out of."
Raleigh entrepreneur Jesse Lipson of Citrix, addressing the Democratic National Convention Monday night.
THE NEWS & OBSERVER, 7/25/16

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