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Mecklenburg County commissioners will vote Sept. 17 on two proposed ordinances to ban smoking on grounds of all government buildings and all tobacco use at county parks, greenways and golf courses.
North Carolina taxpayers could spend more than $10 billion by 2022 to provide medical care for low-income residents of other states while getting nothing in return, a McClatchy Newspapers analysis shows.
U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and her Republican challenger, NC House Speaker Thom Tillis, face off for the first time Wednesday night.

Gov. Pat McCrory wants to overhaul the state government complex with ground-floor retail space and residential development to make the area part of downtown Raleigh’s success.

The suspect also faces a murder charge over a killing in Anson County 24 years earlier.

An employee at a Lincolnton bank was arrested after officials said he illegally withdrew money from an elderly man's account, then tried to put the blame on another bank customer.

The son of Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood was convicted of drug trafficking Tuesday for the second time in seven years.

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