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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Folwell announced Monday all three major national bond rating agencies have reaffirmed North Carolina’s AAA bond rating, noting the state’s strong economic growth and diversification, conservative fiscal management, rainy day fund and other reserves, as well as…

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Illegally moving the goalposts. Intentionally violating North Carolinians’ civil rights.They’re the upshot of federal lawsuits filed separately on Saturday, Sept. 26, by Republican leaders in the N.C. General Assembly and the Republican National Committee/Donald Trump campaign against the N.…

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, a power company received permission from North Carolina to build a reservoir by damming a creek near the coastal city of Wilmington. It would provide a source of steam to generate electricity and a place to cool hot water from an adjacent coal-fir…

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A new poll shows broad support for the Opportunity Scholarship Program across the political spectrum. Civitas Institute, a conservative public policy organization, released a Sept. 23 poll which shows Republicans and Democrats approve of the program. Nearly 70% of respondents said they view …

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RALEIGH (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign committee and the Republican National Committee sued Saturday to block North Carolina election officials from enforcing rule changes that could boost the number of ballots counted in the presidential battleground state.

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CHARLOTTE (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with misusing confidential information to make $380,000 in fraudulent securities transactions related to Duke Energy’s proposed purchase of Piedmont Natural Gas Co.