North Carolina

The U.S. flag is at half-mast at Atterbury circle at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Jan. 11, 2012, during the memorial for Army Capt. Wilfred "Fred" Toczko before his burial at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Toczko, a World War II veteran and survivor of the Japanese attack on Hickam Army Airfield, died earlier in the month at his home in Arizona. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Holzworth/Released)

Ex-Marine fired from job for lowering flag on Memorial Day

A former Marine says he was fired from his contract job with Time Warner Cable in Charlotte after he lowered… READ MORE

NBA Commish: ‘Necessary’ To Change Bathroom Law To Hold All-Star Game in Charlotte

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver put his foot down on Thursday, asserting that for the 2017 All-Star Game be held in… READ MORE


GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is the leading choice among North Carolina Republican primary voters in a recent Public Policy Poll. Trump received 16 percent, while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush received 12 percent. Wisconsin… READ MORE

Supreme Court Lets North Carolina’s Pro-Life License Plates Live

North Carolinians wanting vanity license plates with a “Choose Life” message may have been granted a victory on Monday thanks… READ MORE
Larry Ferri and Brandi Morris hold large rainbow flag as gay couples marry outside of Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds office in Charlotte

North Carolina Senate overrides governor’s veto of marriage opt-out bill

A measure that would allow some public officials in North Carolina to opt out of performing gay marriages moved closer… READ MORE

‘Leaves you numb’: Store owner still fighting IRS after feds seized his $107G account

When federal agents stormed into Lyndon McLellan’s North Carolina convenience store last October without warning and accused him of trying… READ MORE

Palestinians demand role in probing Chapel Hill ‘terrorism,’ killings of Muslims

The Palestinian government on Saturday condemned the killings of three young Palestinian-Americans in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, declaring it an act of “terrorism.” Officials called on U.S. authorities to include Palestinians in their investigation. Police… READ MORE

Rep. Renee Ellmers calls pro-life leaders who criticize her ‘abhorrent and childish’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Renee Ellmers has said that pro-life reaction to her killing a national 20-week abortion ban has… READ MORE

North Carolina city agrees to remove memorial statue of praying soldier

The City of King, North Carolina, has settled a four-year battle in agreeing to remove a veteran’s memorial that featured a praying soldier and a Christian flag. After spending $50,000 in legal fees, the city… READ MORE

North Carolina: Thom Tillis Campaign Attacks Kay Hagan for Obamacare Support

Amid a new report that healthcare premiums in the Tar Heel State could rise by 30 to 60 percent over the coming years, the Thom Tillis campaign again slammed incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan for her… READ MORE

NC GOP: 'Silence' on the Charge Hagan Skipped ISIS Briefing for Fundraiser 'Speaks Volumes'

The North Carolina GOP is hammering Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) for failing to respond to a recent report alleging that she skipped a national security briefing about ISIS in order  to attend a fundraiser in… READ MORE

NC senator braces for Obama’s visit to her state

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Her re-election in doubt, North Carolina’s Democratic senator has an uncomfortable decision to make as President Barack Obama…… READ MORE

Hundreds of cases of potential voter fraud uncovered in North Carolina

State elections officials in North Carolina are investigating hundreds of cases of potential voter fraud after identifying thousands of registered… READ MORE
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