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  • NC Rules Review Commission approves fracking standards

    North Carolina's proposed fracking safety standards sailed through a rules review Wednesday despite a recommendation from a staff attorney that several of the rules failed to meet state standards and should be put out for public hearing.

  • Gov. McCrory launches assault on Associated Press

    The day after a wire service reported that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory received a six-figure stock payout from an online mortgage broker that is regulated by the state, the governor's emphatic reaction to the story nearly eclipsed the news itself...


Emotions mixed on normalized relations with Cuba | 12.17.14

Photos from Miami and Havana in the wake of President Obama's announcement

Holiday Faces 2014 12.04.14

A collection of images by N&O photojournalists featuring people in the area that capture the...