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April 09, 2019

DOVER, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in a North Carolina county have rescued approximately 300 animals from a home, the second such rescue within a week.

The Craven County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that rescuers recovered cats, dogs, rabbits, chickens, goats, pigs, snakes and cattle from the…

April 09, 2019

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina congressman says he had begun selling shares in a Russian bank before it lost its license.

Last week, Russia’s central bank accused Commercial Bank of Ivanovo of breaching anti-money laundering rules by providing incomplete or unreliable transaction…

April 09, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Democratic North Carolina congressional candidate says he has raised more than $1.6 million in campaign funds for a special election that was forced after last year’s race was voided by a ballot-collection scandal.

Dan McCready’s campaign said Tuesday that the 9th District…

North Carolina-Disputed Election

April 09, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A biennial effort among some North Carolina House members to make motorcycle helmets optional for people 21 and over has been stopped.

The House Transportation Committee failed on Tuesday to advance legislation pushed by Rep. John Torbett of Gaston County to alter the state’s…

April 09, 2019

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Facing a newly revived wrongful death lawsuit in Connecticut over the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, gun-maker Remington is going to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue it can’t be sued because of a much-debated federal law that shields firearms manufacturers from…

Newtown Shooting Gun Maker

April 09, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America plans to raise its starting pay to $20 an hour over a two-year period, the bank said Tuesday, starting with a hike next month.

The company, with more than 200,000 workers, said it is raising its minimum hourly wage to $17 on May 1 and will continue to increase pay…

Bank of America Minimum Wage

April 09, 2019

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners has revoked the license of a dentist whose use of anesthesia factored into two patient deaths last year.

The State reports that the board also revoked Shawana Patterson’s general anesthesia permit. The board says Patterson…

April 09, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The fired FBI acting director promoting a new book highly critical of President Donald Trump will discuss the threats facing the United States during an appearance in North Carolina.

Andrew McCabe will speak Tuesday at Duke University on topics from his newly released book about…

McCabe Duke University

April 09, 2019

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation is targeting potholes on a stretch of Interstate 40 for repairs.

The agency says in a news release that work crews will be patching potholes on I-40 in Buncombe County this week. Workers will place hot asphalt in centerline…

April 09, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Several North Carolina House Republicans who want to expand Medicaid renewed their pitch on Tuesday, now that the state legislature’s changing political balance gives the proposal more leverage.

Their bill seeks to expand Medicaid coverage to more uninsured adults who can’t…

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