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Former legislator to lead NC education group

Former state Rep. Marcus Brandon is the new executive director of the education policy and advocacy group CarolinaCAN.Click to Continue »


Audit: NC dentists allowed to sedate patients for months before inspection

North Carolina’s dental authority fails to ensure dentists who sedate patients have the proper “skills, equipment, drugs, support personnel and procedures” in place, according to a new report by the…Click to Continue »


NC House Republicans file bill on historic tax credits

Several Republican House members filed a bill Wednesday to bring back the state’s historic preservation tax credit program – a big priority for Gov. Pat McCrory.Click to Continue »


Cary cops ask for help naming masked store burglar

Looking for help identifying a man caught on camera in a burglary, Cary police said Wednesday that they suspect a connection with other commercial break-ins.Click to Continue »


UNC medical professor enjoys second career as mystery writer

Noelle Granger, professor emeritus at UNC-Chapel Hill, has just launched the second novel in her Rhe Brewster Mystery series – “Death in a Dacron Sail.”Click to Continue »


Wilson investigators trying to determine if I-95 gold heist was inside job

The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office is trying to determine whether the theft of $4.8 million in gold bars from a tractor-trailer truck on Interstate 95 over the weekend was an…Click to Continue »


US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city…Click to Continue »


Fuquay-Varina police investigate shooting at home

Police in Fuquay-Varina were investigating the circumstances of a shooting in which a man was found wounded at a home Wednesday morning.Click to Continue »


Triangle students drill to prepare for NC tornado season

As the last patches of snow melted outside, students across the Triangle on Wednesday morning practiced what to do in the event a tornado is spotted nearby.Click to Continue »


Johnston authorities: Woman stole 33 cell phones

A Vance County woman was arrested Tuesday on warrants charging she stole 33 cell phones from two Johnston County Walmart stores and one warrant accusing her of conspiring to commit…Click to Continue »


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