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CHARLOTTE – The Catawba Lands Conservancy has been awarded $1,142,000 in grant funding from the North Carolina Land and Water Fund to be used for two conservation projects important for protecting water quality and native species around the Catawba River and its tributaries, including the So…

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) conducted a change of command ceremony June 28 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

(The Center Square) – Gov. Roy Cooper has signed a bill into law that transitions the state to clean energy. Backers said the bill ensures the smallest burden on consumers to reach carbon emissions goals.

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RALEIGH – Twenty-five years ago this week, the Tar Heel State legalized the creation of public charter schools. School choice advocates came together in Raleigh on June 22 to celebrate the milestone and highlight the impact of charter schools on families and students during the last quarter-…

RALEIGH – Several bills to help N.C. distillers and to loosen alcohol regulation in the state are moving through the General Assembly. Some have progressed to the floor, of both or one of the bodies, while others are mired in committee.

RALEIGH – Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper issued his first executive order of the pandemic in March 2020, at the time implementing a interminable state of emergency, a move that’s typically reserved for hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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RALEIGH – This summer may not be filled with pools and part-time jobs for students across the state who’ve struggled with a year of mandated remote school. In March, the State Board of Education reported that in May 2020, after two months of remote school, test scores were at their lowest po…