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Durham PD to hold news conference on firearms investigation

Durham PD to hold news conference on firearms investigation

The Durham Police Department will hold a news conference Friday in regards to a firearms investigation. As a result of the investigation a number of officers were disciplined for keeping parts of guns that were supposed to be destroyed. Updated 04/24/2014 06:55 PM

Lawmakers propose repealing Common Core

Lawmakers propose repealing Common Core

A legislative committee said Common Core education standards should be removed from North Carolina schools. The commission is sending a bill proposal to the full General Assembly that would end this controversial curriculum in the classroom. Updated 04/24/2014 06:24 PM

Judge's ruling on new teacher tenure law could impact school systems statewide

Judge's ruling on new teacher tenure law could impact school systems statewide

A Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday the school boards in Guilford and Durham counties don't have follow a new law directing them to ask top teachers to give up their tenure to get a pay raise. Now, school boards across the state are wondering what impact the ruling could have on other school systems. 04/24/2014 05:20 PM

Raleigh Police Memorial to be unveiled Friday evening

Raleigh Police Memorial to be unveiled Friday evening

The $500,000 memorial will feature 21 stone-granite structures to represent the community and a 60-foot water table with eight holes or "voids" that represent the eight officers who died in the line of duty. 04/24/2014 01:46 PM

NCSU plans to demolish Harrelson Hall in 2016

NCSU plans to demolish Harrelson Hall in 2016

The building's round design plagued students and teachers with its wedge-shaped classrooms and bathrooms, curved blackboards, fixed seating and lack of natural light. 04/24/2014 11:33 AM

Clyde Cooper's Barbecue reopens in new location

Clyde Cooper's Barbecue reopens in new location

The owners had move after 76 years at the old location, because of new development. The old building will be torn down to build apartment complexes and an office space. 04/24/2014 09:03 AM

UNCG leaders hold dedication ceremony for Spartan Village

UNCG leaders hold dedication ceremony for Spartan Village

There is a big celebration at the University of North Carolina Greensboro on Thursday as campus officials, faculty and students mark a new chapter for the school. Three of Spartan Village's apartment-style dorms opened last August and one more opened in January. 04/24/2014 07:43 AM

William Peace University president faces criticism

William Peace University president faces criticism

The president of William Peace University, Debra Townsley, is under fire from some students and faculty. Faculty at the school sent an eight pager letter to trustees saying they don't have confidence in Townsley. Updated 04/23/2014 02:06 PM

NCAA Tournament brought $4.2m to Raleigh

NCAA Tournament brought $4.2m to Raleigh

The second and third rounds of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament generated $4.2 million in visitor spending for the City of Oaks. 04/23/2014 01:24 PM

Raleigh's North Hills development continues to expand

Raleigh's North Hills development continues to expand

Raleigh's North Hills development is a trendy destination for the city's Midtown area, and plans are in place to keep developing the location. Yet some worry the growth will interfere with convenience 04/23/2014 01:14 PM

One person shot at Raleigh sweepstakes parlor

One person shot at Raleigh sweepstakes parlor

Police in Raleigh are investigating a early morning shooting at a sweepstakes parlor. The incident happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday in a strip mall just off of Crabtree Boulevard. 04/23/2014 07:44 AM

Lawmakers discuss benefits, drawbacks of drone industry

Lawmakers discuss benefits, drawbacks of drone industry

As the drone industry continues to take off, state lawmakers are discussing the impact it could have in North Carolina. However, some people want to make sure the privacy protection laws are in place. 04/23/2014 07:25 AM

Duke Energy updates state lawmakers on coal ash cleanup

Duke Energy updates state lawmakers on coal ash cleanup

Newton says two months after 35 million gallons of coal ash spilled into the Dan River the river's water quality has returned to normal. What hasn't returned to normal is concern over coal ash in the Tarheel state. 04/22/2014 09:18 PM

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