Farmers along the Dan River can use surface water for crops and livestock because toxic sludge from a massive coal ash spill has settled to the bottom, a report by university researchers found.
Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday.
Duke announced that redshirt sophomore Rodney Hood will enter the 2014 NBA draft, coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Friday. Hood joins Jabari Parker, who announced he was leaving Thursday.
NC Attorney General Roy Cooper is appealing Duke’s rate increase to the NC Supreme Court – again. Cooper says the NC Utilities Commission disregarded the Court’s instructions to review the rate’s economic impact on consumers.