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The future of smokable hemp in North Carolina remains unsettled, nearly a month after lawmakers last took it up.
The future of smokable hemp in North Carolina remains unsettled, nearly a month after lawmakers last took it up.
 
Would you pay for the experience of interviewing for a job that doesn’t exist? It appears some may, and such an experience can be yours for about $4,600.
Would you pay for the experience of interviewing for a job that doesn’t exist? It appears some may, and such an experience can be yours for about $4,600.
 
East Carolina's coaching staff spent the weekend dissecting the film from Saturday morning's scrimmage, so Monday's practice presented the first opportunity to respond with on-field corrections.
East Carolina's coaching staff spent the weekend dissecting the film from Saturday morning's scrimmage, so Monday's practice presented the first opportunity to respond with on-field corrections.
 
President Donald J. Trump’s policies have paved the way to energy dominance and rejuvenated United States manufacturing.
President Donald J. Trump’s policies have paved the way to energy dominance and rejuvenated United States manufacturing.
 
The former Deputy Sheriff Dominic Franks complaints about the Beaufort County Sheriff's Department have been out there for almost three years.
The former Deputy Sheriff Dominic Franks complaints about the Beaufort County Sheriff's Department have been out there for almost three years.
 
A state law that’s supposed to promote N.C. health care could block Wake County residents from accessing superior medical technology.
A state law that’s supposed to promote N.C. health care could block Wake County residents from accessing superior medical technology.
 
A disease that many thought we had eradicated — at least in our part of the world — is making a comeback in parts of the United States and abroad.
A disease that many thought we had eradicated — at least in our part of the world — is making a comeback in parts of the United States and abroad.
 
According to the Division of Public Health, there were 3,150 heat-related hospital emergency department visits reported from May 1 to Aug. 10, due to the combination of heat and humidity — particularly during periods of extreme heat.
According to the Division of Public Health, there were 3,150 heat-related hospital emergency department visits reported from May 1 to Aug. 10, due to the combination of heat and humidity — particularly during periods of extreme heat.
 
Today, Governor Cooper appointed Joseph Edgar Brown III and Christopher J. Welch to serve as District Court Judges in Districts 7 and 4, respectively.
Today, Governor Cooper appointed Joseph Edgar Brown III and Christopher J. Welch to serve as District Court Judges in Districts 7 and 4, respectively.
 
Cooper on Monday, Aug. 12, signed an Executive Directive aimed at improving gun safety and preventing gun-related suicides in North Carolina.
Cooper on Monday, Aug. 12, signed an Executive Directive aimed at improving gun safety and preventing gun-related suicides in North Carolina.
 
On Tuesday, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NB) wrote a letter to Attorney General William Barr demanding that the Department of Justice rip up Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 non-prosecution, non-investigation agreement so that co-conspirators could be brought to justice.
On Tuesday, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NB) wrote a letter to Attorney General William Barr demanding that the Department of Justice rip up Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 non-prosecution, non-investigation agreement so that co-conspirators could be brought to justice.
 
State employees are no longer in immediate danger of paying out-of-network costs for their health care, but they may confront higher premiums and higher taxes later.
State employees are no longer in immediate danger of paying out-of-network costs for their health care, but they may confront higher premiums and higher taxes later.
 
Xerox (NYSE: XRX), a Fortune 500 technology company, will build a new Center of Excellence in Cary, creating 600 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
Xerox (NYSE: XRX), a Fortune 500 technology company, will build a new Center of Excellence in Cary, creating 600 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
 
"Early college" is an increasingly popular program that allows students to earn college credit in high school.
"Early college" is an increasingly popular program that allows students to earn college credit in high school.
 
Duke Energy touts the fact that its total carbon emissions are down 31 percent from their peak in 2005. It hopes to reach a cumulative 40 percent reduction by 2030.
Duke Energy touts the fact that its total carbon emissions are down 31 percent from their peak in 2005. It hopes to reach a cumulative 40 percent reduction by 2030.
 
On Tuesday, only hours before laws requiring abortion restrictions were to be implemented, a federal judge in Arkansas issued a preliminary injunction that blocked them.
On Tuesday, only hours before laws requiring abortion restrictions were to be implemented, a federal judge in Arkansas issued a preliminary injunction that blocked them.
 
Meredith Hawke has been named Interim Executive Director of Uptown Greenville, the city’s downtown development organization that exists to promote quality cultural, residential, and economic growth.
Meredith Hawke has been named Interim Executive Director of Uptown Greenville, the city’s downtown development organization that exists to promote quality cultural, residential, and economic growth.
 
North Carolina’s failure to pass a budget could affect a state-mandated financial literacy course requirement for all public high schools.
North Carolina’s failure to pass a budget could affect a state-mandated financial literacy course requirement for all public high schools.
 
The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University officially welcomed 86 new medical students – all North Carolina residents – during its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday morning.
The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University officially welcomed 86 new medical students – all North Carolina residents – during its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday morning.
 
Marty Sampson, a songwriter for the popular Evangelical Christian band Hillsong United, has announced he is "genuinely losing" his faith.
Marty Sampson, a songwriter for the popular Evangelical Christian band Hillsong United, has announced he is "genuinely losing" his faith.
 
Thirty-five days ago, Governor Roy Cooper sent a balanced budget compromise offer to Republican legislative leadership.
Thirty-five days ago, Governor Roy Cooper sent a balanced budget compromise offer to Republican legislative leadership.
 
Remarks by President Trump Before Air Force One Departure
 
Governor Roy Cooper today signed a new gun safety Executive Directive and updated the public on recent action taken to strengthen firearm purchase background checks.
Governor Roy Cooper today signed a new gun safety Executive Directive and updated the public on recent action taken to strengthen firearm purchase background checks.
 
A new school year is weeks away, bringing new strategies for keeping kids safe. Topping the list: A smartphone app leveraging the eyes, ears, and savvy of students.
A new school year is weeks away, bringing new strategies for keeping kids safe. Topping the list: A smartphone app leveraging the eyes, ears, and savvy of students.
 
East Carolina trotted out the front doors of the Ward Sports Medicine Building on Saturday morning, passed the Pirate statue and entered through the Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium gates for its first full-fledged game simulation since the Purple-Gold matchup back in the spring.
East Carolina trotted out the front doors of the Ward Sports Medicine Building on Saturday morning, passed the Pirate statue and entered through the Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium gates for its first full-fledged game simulation since the Purple-Gold matchup back in the spring.
 
A Las Vegas artist who is an immigrant from the United Kingdom has painted a giant mural of the Statue of Liberty handcuffed and face down on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement car.
A Las Vegas artist who is an immigrant from the United Kingdom has painted a giant mural of the Statue of Liberty handcuffed and face down on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement car.
 
It was a tempest in a teapot-or a tempest over a tweet. A J.P. Morgan #MondayMotivation tweet took the form of an imaginary conversation between a customer and their bank account and was deemed offensive.
It was a tempest in a teapot-or a tempest over a tweet. A J.P. Morgan #MondayMotivation tweet took the form of an imaginary conversation between a customer and their bank account and was deemed offensive.
 
Small businesses struggling with health-care costs could gain new bargaining power with insurers, after a controversial bill passed the House, 82-32.
Small businesses struggling with health-care costs could gain new bargaining power with insurers, after a controversial bill passed the House, 82-32.
 
Like the defense, the midfield for the ECU women's soccer team returns all of its major contributors from the 2018 season. It will be up to head coach Jason Hamilton to fit together the returners with three newcomers in the middle of the field.
Like the defense, the midfield for the ECU women's soccer team returns all of its major contributors from the 2018 season. It will be up to head coach Jason Hamilton to fit together the returners with three newcomers in the middle of the field.
 
The Trump Administration is taking action to help ensure that non-citizens in this country are self-sufficient and not a strain on public resources.
The Trump Administration is taking action to help ensure that non-citizens in this country are self-sufficient and not a strain on public resources.
 
A bill is now in the North Carolina Senate Rules Committee to provide a method to change the way Beaufort County elects commissioners.
A bill is now in the North Carolina Senate Rules Committee to provide a method to change the way Beaufort County elects commissioners.
 
State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s attempt to rope them into the Clear Pricing Project is scuttled.
State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s attempt to rope them into the Clear Pricing Project is scuttled.
 
China banned two US warships from visiting Hong Kong and accused members of Congress from both parties of being “the black hand” behind the protesters in Hong Kong rallying against the government of Communist China.
China banned two US warships from visiting Hong Kong and accused members of Congress from both parties of being “the black hand” behind the protesters in Hong Kong rallying against the government of Communist China.
 
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