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Business Expansion

A North Carolina-based maker of healthcare products says it is creating 141 jobs in an expansion of its manufacturing center.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 22:25:19

Obama Visit

Former President Barack Obama attended top-ranked Duke's game against No. 8 North Carolina.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 22:23:23

9th District Hearing

Contradicting his father's previous denials, the son of Republican Mark Harris testified Wednesday that he told the candidate multiple times that he had concerns about the political operative hired to run an absentee ballot campaign in Bladen County.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:56:23

Construction Bond

Senate Democrats like the Republican House leader's idea for a school construction bond, and criticized the funding proposal coming from Republicans in their own chamber for its potential to hurt broader education spending.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:55:36

Superintendent Candidate

Wake County school board member Keith Sutton has joined the growing list of candidates who want to lead the state's public schools.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:54:48

Hurricane Recovery

Eastern North Carolina communities still struggling to recover from recent hurricanes have banded together to accelerate financial help and to take steps to prevent debilitating flooding in the next major storm.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:54:06

GenX Consent Order

Chemours would have to analyze GenX and other chemicals in the Cape Fear River sediment and measure chemicals' levels at raw water intakes, according to a revised consent order between the chemical giant, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Cape Fear River Watch.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:53:12

State Health Plan

In the highest profile faceoff thus far in this year's legislative session, lawmakers acted both as referees and sometimes participants in a war of words between leaders from the state's hospital industry and state Treasurer Dale Folwell at the General Assembly on Tuesday.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:52:18

School Safety

Multiple bills were filed on the one-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shootings shortly after the North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission Special Committee on School Shooting's filed its final report to Gov. Roy Cooper on Feb. 7.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:51:16

Lee Lobbying

New Hanover County's former senator in the N.C. General Assembly is joining a lobbying firm that represents clients such as Reynolds American, Pepsi and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:48:54

Running

Wake County Commissioner chairwoman Jessica Holmes announced her candidacy for North Carolina Commissioner of Labor on Wednesday.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:48:11

Athlete Rights

A state legislative panel has forwarded a bill to the full General Assembly to create a commission focused on the rights of college student-athletes at North Carolina's public campuses.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:47:27

Deaths

Dr. Walter "Dub" Dickson died Monday at the age of 91.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:46:45

Climate Change Panel

State of­fi­cials tasked with fight­ing cli­mate change suggested Tues­day North Carolina is making early progress in meeting Gov. Roy Cooper's goals to re­duce green­house gases and pro­mote en­ergy ef­fi­ciency.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:46:00

DMV Checks

People who have moved to North Carolina and have a state driver's license or plan to get one here should be prepared to have their old one canceled.

MODIFIED: 02/20/19 21:44:54

YOU DON'T SAY...

"Bear lawyers need to stay in Bear Land."
John Surratt, president of the North Carolina Civil Collaborative Law Association, on the separation required between attorneys doing collaborative law in a dispute and attorneys handling litigation on the same issue.
THE INSIDER, 2/20/19

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