Durham textile artist Anna Nickles is inspired by the long history between textiles and the South, which led her to create the textile business Esse Quam Videri, named after North Carolina’s state motto – “To be rather than to seem.”
A pit bull that was ordered confined for the rest of his life after he mauled a 4-year-old boy was moved Wednesday from Sheriff Joe Arpaio's animal shelter to a medical facility where veterinarians can more easily treat the dog's skin cancer.
Republicans who control the Legislature's budget committee adopted most of Gov. Scott Walker's plan Wednesday to expand the Family Care program and incorporate elements of the IRIS program into it, pushing aside pleas from minority Democrats and advocates for the disabled to leave both programs alone.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.