RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory is speaking to a second committee on Capitol Hill in a month, this time about opening up more of the offshore Atlantic Ocean to look for natural gas and oil deposits. McCrory was prepared to ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — A North Carolina government employee was taken to the hospital after equipment fell on him outside the state archives building. Multiple media reports said the worker was injured Monday morning at the building located one block east of the ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina authorities have praised a sharp decline in workplace deaths over the past few years, but what Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry hasn’t said is the state changed the criteria for the deaths it reports. Berry reported just 23 ...Read More »
RALEIGH – A coastal state park will add almost 300 acres after top North Carolina officials agreed to buy the first 200 acres for $7 million. A panel of statewide elected officials chaired by Gov. Pat McCrory agreed Tuesday to spend ...
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ABERDEEN — A New Jersey company that makes printed bags and other supplies for lawn and garden product manufacturers is moving its manufacturing operations to North Carolina creating almost 50 jobs. Reliance Packaging announced on Tuesday that it will be investing ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina officials are looking back at a second failed effort to attract a major carmaker’s American headquarters as the state looks ahead to luring Volvo’s first-ever U.S. assembly plant. North Carolina lost out in January when luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz ...
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Thousands of opinions poured in Monday as the deadline approached for commenting on the contentious issue of drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management was receiving comments through ...
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RALEIGH — Republican legislators who cut North Carolina income taxes in part by eliminating special treatment for targeted groups said Friday they’re going further, while others feel pressure to change course and restore some breaks. A trio of state senators unveiled ...
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