North Carolina's Cherokee Indians are moving ahead with plans to build a second casino. Tribal leaders are holding a ceremonial kick-off Tuesday for the $110 million project.Read More »
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North Carolina state government announced Thursday night it will resume issuing benefits to poor women and their children through a federally funded program, two days after announcing the U.S. government shutdown would force their suspension.Read More »
Gov. Pat McCrory's administration has decided how it wants to spend millions of dollars to repair and renovate North Carolina government buildings after years of budget pinching. The state budget office described Monday how it wants to spend $90 million the General Assembly earmarked to improve state agency buildings. Lawmakers also voted this year to allocate $60 million to fix University of North Carolina system buildings.Read More »
An undercover officer attended two meetings of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP held to organize mass protests of the Republican-led state legislature, the city police chief confirmed late Monday.
Tagged with: Cassandra Deck-Brown General Assembly police Irv Joyner Jeff Weaver Mary Elizabeth Wilson Mary-Ann Baldwin Moral Monday protests Nancy McFarlane North Carolina chapter NAACP Raleigh police Saladin Muammad undercover officer William BarberRead More »
North Carolina state legislators are spending a full day scrutinizing the Department of Health and Human Services, especially a pair of computer systems that aren't working well for some doctors and food stamp applicants.Read More »
North Carolina concealed weapon permit holders will have more leeway to bring their handguns into bars and restaurants and onto school and university property starting Tuesday as all or portions of more than 50 laws approved earlier this year are carried out. Other new laws set for Oct. 1 enactment by the General Assembly will place additional rules on abortions, require new consumer protections when they're billed by hospitals and doctors, and demand higher fees for boat licensing.Read More »