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As NC Jobless Rate Keeps Falling, People Seeking Work Drops

North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell for the eighth consecutive month in May.
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How Raleigh-Durham is prioritizing innovation and entrepreneurship to build a strong tech workforce as companies like Apple and Google move to the region

Insider Raleigh, North Carolina. Shutterstock.com Companies like Apple and Google have announced plans to build campuses in the Raleigh-Durham region. To stimulate growth, Raleigh-Durham is focused on cultivating innovation and entrepreneurship. Here are some initiatives the region is working on to build and retain a tech-savvy workforce. This article is part of a series focused on American cities building a better tomorrow called "Advancing Cities." Apple announced in April t...
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NC Senate's Budget Bill Clears Tax-Writing Committee

A North Carolina state government budget proposal written by Republicans that also would cut taxes by several billion dollars this decade has cleared the chamber’s finance committee.
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Bill Raising Minimum NC Marriage Age to 16 Keeps Advancing

Legislation to raise the minimum age for marriage in North Carolina from 14 to 16 has now cleared a House committee after getting Senate approval last month.
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Biden urges shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as the White House acknowledges it will miss two key vaccination benchmarks and as concern grows about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The delta variant, first identified in India, in the last two weeks has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
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Is it ethical to pay people to get vaccinated?

A financial shot in the arm could be just what is needed for Americans unsure about vaccination.On May 12, 2021, the Republican governor of Ohio, Mike DeWine, announced five US$1 million lottery prizes for those who are vaccinated. Meanwhile, in West Virginia, younger citizens are being enticed to get the shot with $100 savings bonds, and a state university in North Carolina is offering students who get vaccinated a chance to win the cost of housing. Many companies are paying vaccinated employee...
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Panel OKs NC Senate Budget Bill; Dems Pan Policy Provisions

Senate Republicans have pushed their North Carolina government budget proposal through the chamber’s largest committee.
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Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 as concerns grow about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead. The push is underway as the delta variant, first identified in India, has come to represent more than 20% of coronavirus infections in the U.S. in the last two weeks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday. That’s double what it was when t...
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Police: Man Arrested in Fourth Fatal Shooting Within Week

Police in North Carolina have arrested a man in a city's fourth fatal shooting within a week.
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Boy Misidentified as Black Player's Son, League Apologizes

The commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League has apologized to a Black player for a North Carolina team for a broadcast that misidentified a boy at her game as her 9-year-old son.
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North Carolina Man Charged in Road Rage Shooting Incident

Authorities have charged a North Carolina man in connection with a road rage incident in which a woman was shot in the face.
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Sheriff's Office: 9-Month-Old Infant Drowns in Home Bathtub

A North Carolina sheriff's office says a 9-month-old infant has drowned in a bathtub at home.
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Corcoran’s newest affiliate brings the brand to North Carolina

The newest launch, Corcoran HM Properties, is the brand’s 12th affiliate and serves the Charlotte region.
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North Carolina Gov Cooper Vetoes Bipartisan Worshipper Protection Again

Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 43, the bipartisan-supported bill to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 43, the bipartisan-supported bill to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. This is not surprising, given that he vetoed similar legislation last year. Like la...
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Biocement looks to solve infrastructure’s massive carbon problem

In North Carolina, startup Biomason is making tiles and bricks out of bacteria to provide an alternative to cement, which is responsible for large amounts of carbon dioxide emissions.   Cofounder and CEO Ginger Krieg Dosier tells Forbes that if cement were a country, it would be the world’s third largest emitter, behind China and the United States, mainly because of the high temperatures required to produce it. “Cement and construction are really hot topics right now,” says Dosier. “Concrete is...
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North Carolina Ballot Probe Figure Pleads to Benefit Fraud

A key figure in a North Carolina investigation into ballot fraud in a congressional race has pleaded guilty to federal charges involving Social Security benefits.
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Fire Destroys $5M, 18-Bedroom North Carolina Beachfront Home

Authorities in North Carolina say a fire destroyed an 18-bedroom oceanfront rental home valued at nearly $5 million, forcing evacuations of nearby residences.
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After Causing 14 Deaths, Claudette Heads Out to Sea

Claudette has returned to tropical storm strength and headed out to sea off the North Carolina coast.
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North Carolina Woman Among Four Charged in Mother's Death

A North Carolina sheriff's office has made four arrests in the shooting death of a young mother, including a woman who investigators say was involved in disposing of evidence.
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Claudette strengthens to a tropical storm again, drenching coastal North Carolina after a deadly weekend in the South

After pummeling communities along the Gulf Coast and inland, the storm known as Claudette strengthened to become a tropical storm again Monday as it deluged coastal North Carolina.
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Claudette strengthens to a tropical storm again, drenching coastal North Carolina

After pummeling communities along the Gulf Coast and inland, the storm known as Claudette strengthened to become a tropical storm again Monday as it deluged coastal North Carolina.
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National weather forecast: Tropical Storm Claudette impacting North Carolina

Tropical Storm Claudette is forecast to bring heavy rain and flooding to portions of North Carolina on Monday before moving off the...
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Task Force Aims to Save Outer Banks Highway From Flooding

A task force force has been formed with the aim of saving the main highway on North Carolina’s Outer Banks from storms and sea level rise.
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Body of fourth victim, a 7-year-old boy, is found in North Carolina tubing accident

The body of a fourth tuber has been found in a North Carolina river following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational...
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Body of 4th tuber found, 1 still missing after group floats over North Carolina dam

The latest body recovered is that of a 7-year-old boy. A group of nine rafters floated over the dam on the Dan River in North Carolina....
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7-year-old's body found days after group of tubers went over a dam in North Carolina

The body of a 7-year-old boy was found Sunday, four days after a group of tubers went over a dam on the Dan River in North Carolina, officials said.
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Body of fourth tuber, age 7, found in North Carolina river after going over dam

The body of a fourth tuber — a 7-year-old boy — was found Sunday after he and eight relatives plunged over a dam on their floats last...
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Nine children die in Alabama crash as tropical storm Claudette sweeps south

Ten people died in 15-vehicle crash, including eight children from youth home, and two more people died when a tree fell on their houseEight children travelling in a van from a home for abused or neglected children have been killed in a multi-vehicle crash that also killed a man and his baby in another vehicle as tropical depression Claudette claimed 13 lives in Alabama.The crash happened on Saturday about 35 miles (55km) south of Montgomery and was likely caused by vehicles hydroplaning in very...
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Body of Fourth Tuber, Age 7, Found in North Carolina River

Local officials in North Carolina say the body of a fourth tuber has been found in a river following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational float went over a dam.
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Deadly tropical depression Claudette expected to strengthen over North Carolina

The storm triggered destructive tornadoes and flooding and is linked to a car crash that left 10 people dead.
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