RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A third candidate appears to have met qualifications for an official write-in candidate for North Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat in November. Former Indian Trail council member David Waddell turned in his petition to the State Board of Elections this ...Read More »
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WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval Thursday to a $10.8 billion bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states through the summer construction season and the fall elections. The Senate passed the House-written bill on an 81-13 vote after ...
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WASHINGTON — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, hovering near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.12 percent from 4.13 percent last week. ...Read More »
CHARLESTON — The City of Charleston has scheduled a meeting to discuss plans for redevelopment on the city’s upper peninsula. A meeting set for Thursday will focus on development along Morrison Drive, the street that runs along the Cooper River ...Read More »
RALEIGH— North Carolina lawmakers want to continue their election-year legislative session past November’s elections. A Senate committee unveiled legislation Thursday that would adjourn their annual session Saturday, then return in less than two weeks to consider overriding any bills Gov. Pat McCrory vetoes. ...Read More »
HARTFORD, Conn. — The Mark Twain House & Museum in Connecticut has been awarded $2.2 million to improve its energy efficiency and correct water infiltration and drainage issues. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called the Mark Twain House in Hartford a ...Read More »