NC School Board Starts Studying Virtual ChartersDecember 13, 2013 at 6:40 am
North Carolina’s statewide school board is getting to work on whether to allow charter schools that operate with fewer rules to offer online-only classes.
Jets’ Holmes: Panthers Secondary Is ‘Weakest Link’December 13, 2013 at 6:34 am
New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes might have provided the Carolina Panthers with some bulletin board material.
Chatham Legislator Resigns Amid Tax ChargesDecember 12, 2013 at 7:27 am
A North Carolina legislator has been arrested on felony tax charges.
NC Police Chief: Teen Shot Himself In Patrol CarDecember 12, 2013 at 6:51 am
Durham’s police chief says a teenager who died while inside a patrol car shot himself in the head.
Judge To Weigh Trial Schedule On NC Voting ChangesDecember 12, 2013 at 6:47 am
A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments over whether a trial on the legality of recent Republican-backed changes to North Carolina’s voting laws should be held before or after the November 2014 elections.
House Republicans Get Behind Budget AgreementDecember 12, 2013 at 6:45 am
House Republicans are rallying behind a modest budget pact that promises to bring a temporary halt to budget brinkmanship in Washington and ease automatic budget cuts that would otherwise slam the Pentagon and domestic agencies for a second straight year.
Nelson Lifts Magic Over Bobcats, 92-83December 12, 2013 at 6:44 am
Jameer Nelson had 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with a 92-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Federal Data Show Health Disparities Among StatesDecember 12, 2013 at 6:41 am
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans.
GOP, Obama Line Up Behind Modest Budget DealDecember 11, 2013 at 6:39 am
Top Republicans and President Barack Obama are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of tough spending cuts facing the Pentagon and domestic agencies.
NC Teachers Group Plans New Steps Against ChangesDecember 11, 2013 at 6:37 am
An advocacy group representing North Carolina teachers is promising more action to resist a new state law that eliminates job protections and shifts toward performance pay.