Under the Dome Blog
Posted by Lynn Bonner on December 7, 2013
A few dozen people gathered Saturday afternoon in Raleigh to protest the Ukrainian government’s decision not to go forward with a trade pact with the European Union. The group in Raleigh also decried a police crackdown on protesters in that country.
“We want to show our support with our extended family still over there, let them know the Ukrainian-Americans are with them,” said Luka Kurzeniowski, 42, of Apex.
People carrying “Ukraine is Europe” signs, and some wrapped in blue and yellow Ukrainian flags, gathered near the legislative building in Raleigh and prepared to walk toward the Capitol.
Posted by Craig Jarvis on December 7, 2013
It’s been a bad start to the holidays for some state employees, beginning with two dozen prison officers who are stuck with repaying overtime that they weren’t supposed to receive – through no fault of their own.
Posted by Craig Jarvis on December 6, 2013
A Iredell County man with a long career in textiles and home furnishings announced Friday he will challenge state Rep. Robert Brawley for the GOP nomination in District 95 in next year’s primary.
Posted by Lynn Bonner on December 6, 2013
Gov. Pat McCrory ordered flags at all state facilities lowered to honor Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa. The anti-apartheid activist and former political prisoner died Thursday at age 95. Flags will be lowered until sunset Monday.
Posted by Mary Cornatzer on December 6, 2013
Former Aaska Gov. Sarah Palin is in Charlotte today signing her new book. McCrory has more Samaritan plans.