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Judges OK North Carolina legislative map changes by expert

Federal judges on Friday approved changes a court-appointed expert made to two dozen North Carolina legislative districts, agreeing that maps approved by Republican lawmakers last summer didn't fully remove previous illegal racial bias. The map changes also came as the three-judge panel agreed with

MCCLATCHY - 2018-01-20 01:49:00

Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities say

This June 14, 2013, file photo, shows the Shearon Harris nuclear plant in Holly Springs, N.C. Gerry Broome / AP RALEIGH, N.C. -- A malfunction caused public warning sirens to sound a false alarm Friday near a North Carolina nuclear power plant, authorities said. North Carolina's Department of Pub

CBS NEWS - 2018-01-19 22:42:38

Amazon's 2nd HQ: Does a Lack of LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws Put These States at a Disadvantage?

Hundreds of cities across North America have been narrowed down to just 20, all vying to be Amazon's second home-but a lack of LGBT anti-discrimination laws could put some of them at a disadvantage. The winner of Amazon's second headquarters, HQ2, will get tens of thousands of jobs and a huge lift t

NEWSWEEK - 2018-01-19 20:41:13

Judges OK expert changes to North Carolina legislative maps

RALEIGH, N.C. - Federal judges have approved North Carolina legislative districts redrawn by an expert they hired to address their concerns about continued racial bias with some boundaries and new constitutional violations. The three-judge panel signed off Friday on changes made by a Stanford Univer

WRAL - 2018-01-19 20:10:46

NurseGrid raises $5.7M for scheduling and staffing tech platform for nurses

Operating a hospital is no easy task, and at the moment, finding technology to help in that task is also a challenge. NurseGrid, a Portland, Ore.,-based startup, is hoping to fill that gap with its staffing and scheduling technology platform exclusively for nurses. The company just raised a $5.7 mil

GEEKWIRE.COM - 2018-01-19 20:31:41

3 killed in separate house fires in North Carolina

Officials say mobile home fires in separate locations in North Carolina have killed three people. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office told local media outlets that two people were killed in a fire around 9 a.m. on Friday. According to the sheriff's office, the man's body was close to the front door an

WECT - 2018-01-19 21:49:19

North Carolina KKK group recruiting in northern Minnesota

Community leaders in Minnesota are denouncing efforts by a North Carolina-based Ku Klux Klan group that has distributed hundreds of recruiting fliers in the northeast part of the state. The Star Tribune reports the group has posted fliers in the city of Virginia, and the towns of Buhl and Embarrass.

KTTC - 2018-01-19 21:54:00

Wilmington's Battleship North Carolina No. 2 on USA Today's 10Best list

The Battleship North Carolina was voted the No. 2 attraction in the state in a recent USA Today poll. A panel of North Carolina travel writers and photographers nominated their favorite state attractions and from 20 initial nominees, 10 were chosen for the newspaper's 10Best list. Readers voted on t

WECT - 2018-01-19 20:59:23

A Winter Weekend Getaway in Asheville, North Carolina

PHOTO: The beautiful mountain scenery of Asheville, North Carolina (photo courtesy of ExploreAsheville.com) Week-long vacation trips can be difficult to pull off in the winter, which is exactly why weekend getaways are needed. Asheville, North Carolina is packed with beauty, beer and blissful adven

TRAVELPULSE - 2018-01-19 22:00:00

Court: Use our maps, not the GOP legislature's, in 2018 General Assembly races

A three-judge panel again set aside Republican-drawn maps on Friday, decreeing General Assembly districts drawn by a Stanford University professor brought in by the court should be used instead for North Carolina's 2018 legislative races. The unanimous decision is a victory for Democrats and other l

WRAL - 2018-01-19 21:34:00

Judge rules bond for Raleigh Food Lion stabbing suspect to stay at $200k

Khawan Dixon in a CCBI photo along with an image of police at the Food Lion. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Bond for the man accused of stabbing a woman six times during a robbery in a Raleigh Food Lion parking lot will remain $200,000, a judge ruled Friday. Khawan Dixon, 20, of Milbank Street in Raleigh,

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-19 20:26:14

Georgia Tech Basketball Visits No. 15 North Carolina

THE FLATS - Georgia Tech continues a stretch of four games that includes three top-25 teams, visiting 15th-ranked North Carolina for a nationally-televised game that tips at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. Complete Game Notes | Watch online The Yellow Jackets

RAMBLINWRECK.COM - 2018-01-19 20:12:41

In NC redistricting case, federal judges tell lawmakers to use Stanford professor's maps

A panel of federal judges has has ordered North Carolina lawmakers to use maps created by a Stanford University law professor in the coming elections in the second ruling this week on a state redistricting case. The ruling, released on Friday, comes less than a month before the filing period opens

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 20:21:00

Meet the Dreamers of North Carolina

After midnight one Saturday, Teresa Rivera and her mother Juana Capcha had just fallen asleep on the overstuffed couch in their living room in Huancayo, Peru. Suddenly they were jolted awake by the sound of a door slamming shut as Rivera's father stormed into the house - reeking of beer. He staggere

SOJOURNERS - 2018-01-19 20:34:52

Breaking and Analysis: Three Judge Court in North Carolina Racial Gerrymandering Case Unanimously Adopts Special Master Plans for Remedying Violations; Next Stop SCOTUS?

In a unanimous and expected opinion and order (92 page pdf), the three judge court in the Covington case, on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, adopted special master Nate Persily's plan to adopt new legislative districts to cure the racial gerrymanders the court had found in certain state legislat

ELECTIONLAWBLOG.ORG - 2018-01-19 20:18:00

Police Seek Fourth Woman Missing From North Carolina Town Where Three Turned Up Dead

Three women from the same small North Carolina town have turned up dead in the past several months and the FBI wants to know why. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, the Charlotte FBI office announced a $30,000 reward for information about three of the women. A $5,000 reward has been posted for information about

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-01-19 22:57:36

My Husky Zeus Lives In North Carolina, This Is His First Time Seeing Snow.

My Husky Zeus Lives In North Carolina, This Is His First Time Seeing Snow.Zeus is a 10month old husky who hasn’t been in extreme cold before. Over last summer when he was still a puppy we had to keep ice packs in his kennel some times just to cool him down. He literally is the happiest dog seeing sn

BORED PANDA - 2018-01-19 21:57:39

NC A&T State Aggies Honored In Raleigh For Historic Football Season

RALEIGH, N.C. -- It was a big moment for the North Carolina A&T State Men's Football Program as the team was honored in Raleigh at the Governor's Mansion for their undefeated season and Celebration Bowl victory. RELATED:NC A&T HBCU National Champions Show Off Their Trophy At WFMY Gov. Roy Cooper sai

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-19 21:00:12

Metallix Refining Opens Precious Metals Lab in Greenville, North Carolina

Metallix Refining, Inc., a leader and innovator in the precious metals recycling industry, opened its new state-of-the-art, precious metals analysis laboratory in Greenville, North Carolina. An ISO 9001:2015 certified company, Metallix ensures that scrap precious metals are processed carefully, wi

AREADEVELOPMENT.COM - 2018-01-19 22:52:22

President Trump recognizes Greensboro organization during March for Life rally

GREENSBORO -- President Donald Trump recognized a North Carolina organization during his March for Life rally in the nation's capital. Marianne Donadio runs Room at the Inn, located in Greensboro. The nonprofit provides shelter, food, clothing and case management for women in need. "She joined with

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 22:34:00