Landfill builder and Duke Energy say the liners that will be used to keep coal ash out of groundwater will last 500 years. Others discount those estimates, but they say installation and monitoring is key to success.
The Carolina Hurricanes didn’t get lucky like the Edmonton Oilers, didn’t win the NHL draft lottery and won’t have the No. 1 pick this year. The Canes will pick fifth in the NHL Draft, which may or may not be such a good thing.
Kensington Palace said the baby – the couple’s second child – was born at 8:34 a.m. London time and weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces. Die-hard royal fans who had been camping for days outside the hospital danced with delight, chanting “Princess! Princess!” and “Hip, hip, hooray!”
Several hundred protesters assembled in front of Durham Police headquarters Friday evening to stand in solidarity with Baltimore and call for justice for Freddie Gray, the black man who died in police custody.
The Chapel Hill Town Council stuck with an Obey Creek plan Thursday that could put up to 1.6 million square feet of new development across from Southern Village, rejecting advisory board and consistent citizen requests.
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said the officers illegally arrested Gray, cuffed his hands, shackled his feet and left him belly-down and unsecured on the floor of a police vehicle. Gray, 25, died of a spinal injury after his arrest on April 12.
The N.C. Department of Commerce picked a remake of “Dirty Dancing” over an HGTV home improvement reality show to receive state incentives in a first batch of film grant awards, according to records released this week.
The order for residents to stay home after 10 p.m. had been in place since Tuesday, and officials had planned to keep it in place through Sunday. Protests since Monday’s riots have been peaceful, and the announcement of charges against six officers involved in Gray’s arrest eased tensions.
Nigeria’s military said it has freed nearly 700 Boko Haram captives in the past week. Girls and women brought to a refugee camp, still finding it hard to believe they are safe, tell tragic stories of their time in captivity.