NRC: Minor Violation for Missed NC Nuke Plant FlawJuly 12, 2013 at 10:40 am
Federal regulators say the shutdown of a North Carolina nuclear plant in May is leading Duke Energy to change some procedures after missing a tiny crack near the reactor core last year.
Berger Still Not Ready To Decide On US Senate BidJuly 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm
The Republican leader of the North Carolina state Senate says he should make a decision by the end of July about whether to enter the race to try to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.
Minimum Fines For Passing School Buses In NC BillJuly 10, 2013 at 1:35 pm
North Carolina motorists convicted of passing a stopped school bus picking up or dropping off students would face a $500 minimum fine in addition to other punishments in legislation going to Governor Pat McCrory’s desk.
Obesity Lawsuits Thwarted In Bill Going To McCroryJuly 10, 2013 at 12:32 pm
North Carolina companies that manufacture, advertise or distribute food could soon have additional legal protections from lawsuits by people claiming their products led to their obesity.
NC Legislature OKs Personal Care Service ChangeJuly 10, 2013 at 11:32 am
A way to restore more Medicaid-funded assistance to people in North Carolina with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease has received final legislative approval.
NC Patrol Reports 13 Deaths During July 4 HolidayJuly 9, 2013 at 11:20 am
The N.C. Highway Patrol says 13 people were killed on the state’s streets and highways during the July 4 holiday period.
Human Rights Group Pushes for Workplace ProtectionJuly 9, 2013 at 11:17 am
A national human rights group is holding a news conference in Charlotte to promote the push to protect gays in the workplace.
McCrory Says NC Tax Overhaul Is ‘Very Close’July 9, 2013 at 11:01 am
Governor Pat McCrory is trying to push a tax overhaul agreement over the finish line that would in turn lead to legislators passing an overdue North Carolina state budget.
NC House Defeats 75 mph Speed Limit StudyJune 28, 2013 at 9:30 am
The House voted down a measure that would have directed the Department of Transportation to study raising the 70 mph speed limit on some interstates.
Bobcats Select Indiana C Zeller With No. 4 PickJune 28, 2013 at 9:16 am
The Bobcats chose Zeller over two other available centers – Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel and Maryland’s Alex Len.