North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper took his oath of office Sunday morning minutes after midnight in Raleigh, getting an early start on his duties amid bitter partisan politics in the state but saying he believes there is a way forward.
Vandora Springs Elementary School fifth-grader Jesse Olvera beatboxes while professional musician Marcus Anderson plays saxophone during the Marcus Anderson Foundation music clinic at the school in Garner, N.C. Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Video courtesy of Kenya Moore-Kerr.
Brandon Herrera, left, from Fayetteville and De Lance Stephens from Wade tell why they support President-elect Donald Trump. They were outside Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville before the start of Trump's "Thank You" rally.
Lewis 'Dusty' Dewberry speaks about Dusty's Service Center closing as Boylan Heights continues to develop in Raleigh Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. In February, Dewberry's lease will not be renewed, and the area will be redeveloped. Dewberry, 69, said he is sad to leave, but he can't stop progress.
To celebrate the 16th anniversary of the debut of the canceled-since-2007 TV show, three Raleigh coffee shops are changing their names to Luke’s Diner for one day, and some are giving away free cups of the stuff that kept Rory and Lorelai fueled for seven glorious seasons.
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