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RALEIGH — A female wrestler has made history by winning a state high school wrestling championship in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Plaintiffs challenging the constitutionality of a legislative session Republicans quickly called in 2016 to limit the power of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper before he could take office now want the state's highest court to hear their case.


GREENSBORO — A school district in North Carolina has been busing students to polling place so they can vote, register to vote or just to have a look.

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NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday at his sexual assault trial, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement.

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NEW YORK — Model, restaurateur and lifestyle guru Barbara “B.” Smith has died at her Long Island home, her family announced in a statement on social media. She was 70.

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TORONTO — David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury.


RALEIGH — North Carolina's state schools superintendent says a survey he pitched parents and teachers to complete confirm that people want the K-12 education standards known as "Common Core" eliminated.

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HILLSBOROUGH  — A judge imposed a 45-day deadline on the Sons of Confederate Veterans to return the Silent Sam statue to the University of North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo visited North Carolina to push for policies to eliminate chemical pollution from industrial products, like those discharged into the Cape Fear River for years.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is awake and speaking with family and doctors a day after his horrific crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500.

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RALEIGH — An insurance company magnate and two associates go on trial this week on charges they conspired to bribe an elected North Carolina regulator with up to $2 million in campaign money so scrutiny of his businesses would ease.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump will give the command for drivers to start their engines before the Daytona 500.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A 6-year-old South Carolina girl who disappeared earlier in the week after getting off her school bus was found dead Thursday, and a homicide investigation has been opened, authorities said.

Charlotte Observer

McClatchy Co., which owns the Charlotte Observer and several other newspapers in the Carolinas, filed for bankruptcy Thursday morning.


Thousands of people took to the streets of Raleigh Saturday in an annual march and rally designed to call for action on social and economic justice issues in North Carolina.

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CULLOWHEE — Nearly 20 students were treated for various symptoms after an unidentified problem at a classroom building at Western Carolina University, officials said Thursday.

RALEIGH — Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest was well ahead of his primary rival for North Carolina governor when it comes to fundraising as 2020 began. But Democratic incumbent Roy Cooper lapped them both taking in money.

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The comeback Chiefs did it again and are Super Bowl champions.

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Authorities have charged a North Carolina man with several counts of human trafficking.

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A federal judge refused to dismiss conspiracy and bribery counts against a North Carolina insurance magnate and two associates, allowing the case to move toward a February trial.