Wake County school board to discuss teacher turnover data

The Wake County school board will review Tuesday data from a state report showing that the district lost 1,150 teachers last year, or 11.29 percent of its workforce. The discussion is on the same day when school board members will be sworn in for new two-year terms.

McCrory accepts defeat after a political transformation that failed

The former moderate mayor of Charlotte tried becoming a conservative, rigid governor, most prominently in his hasty approval and unbending defense of House Bill 2. The change didn’t suit him and voters so disliked it many split their tickets to throw out a Republican governor during a Republican wave election.

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It's not easy being Santa

Watch kids react as they visit with Santa at Crabtree Mall in Raleigh, N.C.
Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
It's not easy being Santa 1:45

It's not easy being Santa

'I thought you would live forever.': Coach K's tribute to his friend Jim Valvano 2:28

'I thought you would live forever.': Coach K's tribute to his friend Jim Valvano

McCrory: 'It's inefficient, it's not work-suitable and it's ugly' 1:47

McCrory: 'It's inefficient, it's not work-suitable and it's ugly'

Governor McCrory concedes race to Roy Cooper 2:18

Governor McCrory concedes race to Roy Cooper