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American Airlines flight veers off runway in North Carolina

An American Airlines flight halted its takeoff from a North Carolina airport and ran off the runway on Thursday because of an apparent mechanical problem.
May 19, 2022 8:11 PM

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Judge: NC insurance mogul defrauded companies he invested in

A North Carolina state judge has ruled insurance magnate Greg Lindberg must give up control of his private companies to comply with an agreement to ensure several insurers within his empire are paid over $1 billion.
May 19, 2022 8:09 PM

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North Carolina bus school manufacturer to add 280 jobs

A North Carolina school bus manufacturer says it is adding 280 jobs at one of its plants to answer demand for one of its models.
May 19, 2022 8:07 PM

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Man arrested for shooting into North Carolina transit bus

Police in North Carolina’s largest city say a man has been arrested for shooting into a transit bus, the second such incident in the city in three months.
May 19, 2022 8:07 PM

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Man sentenced to 8 years for trafficking carfentanil

A federal prosecutor says a man convicted last year of trafficking a drug used to tranquilize animals has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
May 19, 2022 8:07 PM

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Ex-Fort Bragg worker gets 3 years for taking bribes

A federal prosecutor says a North Carolina man who worked at Fort Bragg has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for bribery and money laundering related to government contracts.
May 19, 2022 8:07 PM

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Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

May 19, 2022 9:13 AM

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North Carolina legislature gavels in annual work session

The North Carolina General Assembly has returned to Raleigh for its traditional budget-adjustment work session, but lawmakers aren’t getting out of the blocks quickly.
May 19, 2022 2:02 PM

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Ex-Charlotte Mayor Cannon doesn’t advance in council primary

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon has come up short in his bid to return to municipal office, years after he was sent to prison for accepting bribes.
May 19, 2022 9:13 AM

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Chinese tire maker cancels project in eastern North Carolina

Officials say a Chinese tire maker which announced a project five years ago to build a plant and bring at least 800 jobs to a North Carolina county has pulled out and relinquished the 400-acre site.
May 19, 2022 9:12 AM

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9-year-old among 3 shot at North Carolina apartment complex

Police say a 9-year-old was among three people shot and wounded at an apartment complex in North Carolina.
May 19, 2022 8:04 AM

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NC Attorney General Stein tests positive for COVID-19

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says he’s staying at home for awhile after testing positive for COVID-19.
May 18, 2022 6:24 PM

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Judge: Regulators wrong to ban beer label that had naked man

A federal judge says North Carolina regulators were wrong to reject a beer label that featured a silhouette of a naked man standing next to a campfire.
May 18, 2022 6:24 PM

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Workers stab each other in fight at NC fast-food restaurant

Police say two workers at a North Carolina fast-food restaurant stabbed each after getting into a fight.
May 18, 2022 8:31 AM

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7 people shot in Sunday incidents in North Carolina city

Police in a North Carolina city are investigating a series of shootings in which seven people were wounded and none of the cases are random.
May 17, 2022 5:01 PM

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Maggie Peterson, famous for ‘The ‘Andy Griffith Show,’ dies

Maggie Peterson, whose character on “The Andy Griffith Show” developed a memorable infatuation with Mayberry sheriff Andy Taylor, has died, her family said Monday.
May 17, 2022 4:15 PM