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Ballot Fraud

Four people pleaded guilty on Monday to misdemeanors for their roles in absentee ballot fraud in rural North Carolina during the 2016 and 2018 elections. The convictions stemmed from an investigation that in part resulted in a do-over congressional election.
September 26, 2022 10:08 PM
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Jail Treatment

Framing MAT in jails as an Americans with Disabilities Act issue is prompting a shift in how the treatment is managed with jails now more willing to sort out the logistics.
September 26, 2022 7:26 PM
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Gun Safety

Child safety leaders in North Carolina said they’ll try again next year to convince lawmakers to approve a statewide education campaign on safe gun storage.
September 26, 2022 6:48 PM
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Chatham Memorial

Chatham County is confronting horrific acts in its history with a new marker memorializing local victims of lynching.
September 26, 2022 6:43 PM
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School Schedules

Wake County could swap high school and elementary school start times beginning in the 2024-25 school year to give teens more time to sleep.
September 26, 2022 6:40 PM
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STEAM Programs

Toyota is donating $1 million for local science and technology education programs as the company makes plans for its electric vehicle battery plant in Randolph County.
September 26, 2022 6:36 PM
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Supreme Court Case

A North Carolina lawsuit at the U.S. Supreme Court could undermine democracy as we know it, by allowing state legislators to override popular opinion in elections for Congress and possibly even the presidency, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters.
September 26, 2022 5:15 PM
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Child Welfare

The state’s child welfare system “is in crisis,” and “at any point there could be a massive class-action lawsuit,” the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services told county directors of social services departments during a presentation earlier this month.
September 26, 2022 5:13 PM
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Lejeune Water

It’s been more than a month since President Joe Biden signed a bill that makes it easier for people to sue the government for illnesses from contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, the military training facility in Jacksonville, N.C.
September 26, 2022 5:11 PM
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Monument Resolution

A Confederate monument stands erect in one of Randolph County’s most visible locations, in front of the historic courthouse at the heart of Asheboro, the county seat.
September 26, 2022 5:09 PM
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First Responders

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will receive almost $2 million in federal funding to develop augmented reality, or “AR” programs, for first responders.
September 26, 2022 5:07 PM
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Hurricane Ian

Ian is now a Category 1 hurricane as it moves closer to the United States.
September 26, 2022 5:05 PM
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Ecusta Land

The federal government has agreed to pay approximately 200 residents in Henderson and Transylvania counties for land it seized to build the Ecusta Trail, according to attorney Lindsay Brinton with Lewis Rice law firm.
September 26, 2022 5:02 PM
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Gas Prices

The average price of a gallon of regular gas in Charlotte fell 3.3 cents over the last week, sitting at $3.34 as of Monday, officials said.
September 26, 2022 5:00 PM
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Cannabis Corporation

British American Tobacco Plc is expanding its fledgling presence in the cannabis industry by acquiring a minority stake in Sanity Group Gmbh.
September 26, 2022 4:58 PM
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Cable Manufacturer

Scottish manufacturer Emtelle is opening its first North American location in Fletcher.
September 26, 2022 4:56 PM
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Logo Challenge

Tuscola High School in Waynesville could soon have a new mascot logo due to a copyright challenge from Appalachian State University.
September 26, 2022 4:52 PM
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Air Quality Permit

World Cat Greenville, a fiberglass boat manufacturer, received an air quality permit from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality, the division announced today.
Updated September 25, 2022 10:20 PM
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EPA Announcement

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan announced in North Carolina Saturday a new national program aimed at environmental justice and civil rights.
Updated September 25, 2022 7:02 PM
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