Bracket Watch: Duke, Kansas and North Carolina In Contention for Top Line

Less than one week from now, the NCAA tournament bracket will be set. Even though less than half of the field’s 68 teams will have their tickets punched before Selection Sunday, the truth is that the vast majority of squads already know they’re in. For example: Michigan may have won the Big Ten tournament but Read more about Bracket Watch: Duke, Kansas and North Carolina In Contention for Top Line[…]

WATCH: Miami upsets North Carolina on a crazy buzzer-beater sequence

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Graham’s spiritual journey began and ended in North Carolina

MONTREAT, N.C. – While the Rev. Billy Graham’s travels took him as far away as the Soviet Union and China, he always came back to his native North Carolina, a place of refuge, reflection and spiritual refueling. In the process, the most famous evangelist in American history became one of North Carolina’s favorite sons. The Read more about Graham’s spiritual journey began and ended in North Carolina[…]

Ex-wife and mom of North Carolina couple accused of incest — and parenting a love child — breaks silence

The mother of a daughter who allegedly had an incestuous relationship with her father – leading to a love child – is speaking out about the controversial relationship. Steven Pladl, 42, of Knightdale, N.C., and Katie Pladl, 20, were arrested Jan. 27 and charged with adultery and contributing to delinquency. The arrests came after the Read more about Ex-wife and mom of North Carolina couple accused of incest — and parenting a love child — breaks silence[…]

North Carolina governor seeks offshore drilling exemption in Zinke meeting

North Carolina’s governor said he had a good conversation on Saturday with the interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, regarding plans to expand drilling for gas and oil off the state’s coast. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, wants the Republican administration to give him an exemption similar to that offered to the Republican governor of Florida, Rick Scott. Read more about North Carolina governor seeks offshore drilling exemption in Zinke meeting[…]

No. 19 North Carolina, No. 20 Clemson meet in rematch

Quite a bit has changed since the first meeting of the season, and so when No. 19 North Carolina faces No. 20 Clemson for the second time in a two-week period Tuesday night at Littlejohn Coliseum, there could be different twists. This time, North Carolina is trying to shed a surprising two-game losing streak and Read more about No. 19 North Carolina, No. 20 Clemson meet in rematch[…]

North Carolina Prisons Drop Ban on ‘New Jim Crow’

North Carolina’s prisons director said that inmates would be allowed to read a previously-banned book, “The New Jim Crow,” and that the entire list of prohibited publications was under review. North Carolina’s prison system on Tuesday dropped its ban on a book about mass incarceration and will review other prohibited books after an objection from Read more about North Carolina Prisons Drop Ban on ‘New Jim Crow’[…]

Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities say

This June 14, 2013, file photo, shows the Shearon Harris nuclear plant in Holly Springs, N.C. AP RALEIGH, N.C. — A malfunction caused public warning sirens to sound a false alarm Friday near a North Carolina nuclear power plant, authorities said. North Carolina’s Department of Public Safety said the sirens that sounded around 1 p.m. Read more about Malfunction triggers sirens at North Carolina nuclear plant, authorities say[…]