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Taking the wind out of security

RALEIGH (AP) North Carolina legislators want the incoming Trump administration to shut down a nearly complete, $400 million wind farm they believe poses a national security threat because it’s too close to a long-distance surveillance radar installation. Ten legislators, including ...

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A bright idea

A Charlotte landfill closed for nearly 50 years will soon finally find new life as a solar farm. Charlotte City Council has approved a lease on 22 acres on the old landfill site just north of uptown. The site has ...

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Ready to launch (access required)

Imagine having to explain these repairs if you were trying to sell a home… The Associated Press reported that in Winston-Salem on Dec. 30, a woman was out for a drive, and ended up on the roof of a group ...

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Hold on! State property sales delayed

RALEIGH (AP) State-owned property sitting on one of Raleigh’s original squares won’t be sold for now, despite outgoing North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory’s impassioned efforts to unload surplus government land with aging or shuttered buildings on them. The Council ...

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