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Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.

It's like the great American cars of the 20th century all died and went to Roger Pridgen's house in Wilmington.

Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop.

The N.C. Highway Patrol says a construction worker was killed and two others were injured when they were hit by a pickup truck while working on Interstate 40 near Morganton.

For a second night, authorities on Friday closed roads near a home where a suspect in the ambush killing of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper recently lived with his parents, and this time gunfire was reported in the area.

A North Carolina appeals court decided Friday that students who were approved for publicly-funded scholarships to attend private schools this fall can receive the money even though a trial court judge had earlier struck down the program as unconstitutional.

The top prosecutor in North Carolina's capital is dropping criminal charges against hundreds of people arrested at mass protests at the state legislature last year.

A former top administrator at the state Revenue Department and a General Assembly financial analyst is the new executive director of the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research.

North Carolina's unemployment rate has increased for the second straight month to 6.8 percent in August.

The Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center is temporarily converting its emergency department to an urgent care clinic. The VA announced the change is effective Friday.

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