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N. Carolina court: Middle finger didn't warrant traffic stop

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state trooper's decision to stop a driver who flashed an obscene hand gesture wasn't justified, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled Friday, overturning lower court decisions. The justices ruled unanimously that the...

 

Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damage while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew almost two years ago. After last weekend's...

 

Judges: Congress map still unlawful with partisan bias

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges on Monday affirmed their earlier decision striking North Carolina's congressional districts as unconstitutional because Republicans drew them with excessive partisanship. Acting under an order of the U.S....

 

North Carolina teachers demand better funding in large march

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of teachers filled the main street of North Carolina's capital Wednesday demanding better pay and more funding for public schools, hoping to achieve what other educators around the country accomplished by pressuring...

 

Angry at Trump, North Carolina Democrats hope for 2018 gains

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democrats say they are beginning 2018 energized and intent on regaining their historical control of the state's General Assembly, harnessing anger over Republican Donald Trump's presidency and buoyed by...

 

N Carolina oil and gas panel to meet despite agency warning

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reconstituted panel charged with regulating North Carolina oil and natural gas exploration — including fracking — plans to meet for the first time this week, even as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's administration questions...

 

With wind farm moratorium, renewable energy deal in doubt

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The future of legislation agreed upon by renewable energy interests and Duke Energy to extend the utility's requirements to use more alternative power in North Carolina is in doubt as a key senator repeats his attempts to...

 

Cooper vetoes bill limiting N Carolina farm nuisance damages

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed legislation Friday that would have limited monetary damages in civil lawsuits filed by neighbors of hog and poultry farm operations when judges determine the stench from animal waste is a nuisance....

 

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