North Carolina

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1:41 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

NC Unemployment Dips Slightly in October

According to the most recent report from the North Carolina Labor and Economic Analysis Division, the state unemployment rate decreased in October. WHQR’s Sara Wood reports it dropped slightly to 9.3 percent.

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Local
10:25 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Film production in 2012 already beats 2011 record in NC

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Film production in North Carolina this year alone has already outpaced last year’s record-setting numbers. 

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Local
11:30 am
Sun April 8, 2012

Brunswick Teaching Fellow up for Teacher of the Year

Melissa Warren is this year's Southeast Teacher of the Year. She's up for the state-wide honor to be announced in May. In this photo, she's holding a published copy of her students' memoir collection.

One of Melissa Warren’s ninth grade English students, Juan Morales at South Brunswick High School, says her class is like the Army—you must be on time, you must be prepared, and you must make every second count.

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Local
3:13 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Unemployment Falls in 84 NC Counties

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released county unemployment rates for February Thursday.

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Local
4:09 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

McCrory Lays out State Education Plan

Republican Gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory laid out his education platform Wednesday.

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Local
4:50 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

NC Residents can Drop Off Old Meds

North Carolinians can get rid of their old prescription medications at more than 200 drop-off events across the state next week.

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Local
10:33 am
Wed March 14, 2012

NC Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly in January

The latest unemployment rates for North Carolina have been released by the Department of Commerce, giving a different look to the state’s economy. 

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Local
1:53 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

NC Maritime Strategy Up for Discussion

Port of Wilmington

Residents can voice their opinions on the draft report of the North Carolina Maritime Strategy study this week. 

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Local
5:07 pm
Fri March 2, 2012

Photo ID Now Required for Prescription Narcotics

The State Bureau of Investigation’s Donnie Varnell says that out-of-state drug dealers drive to North Carolina to get their fraudulent prescriptions filled. That’s because North Carolina hasn’t required them to show a photo ID.

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Local
4:12 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

NC Approves Nine Charter Schools

Nine new charter schools have been approved by the State Board of Education.

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