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ACC: Replay should have added second to end of UNC-Wake game

Sep. 14, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference said Saturday the replay official erred on the final play of the North Carolina-Wake Forest game by failing to initiate a review that would have put one second back on the clock. League supervisor of football officials Dennis Hennigan said in a statement...

NC State rolling, West Virginia reeling entering matchup

Sep. 13, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Matthew McKay has handled himself well since replacing Ryan Finley as North Carolina State's quarterback. Now the sophomore will find out what it's like to start on the road. The Wolfpack (2-0) have outscored opponents by a combined 75-6 and travel Saturday to face West Virginia,...

NC officer won't face charges in fatal suspect shooting

Sep. 12, 2019 8:12 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina district attorney has announced that a police officer accused of shooting and killing a suspect said to be wielding a knife won't face criminal charges. WRAL says a Wednesday report by Wake County District attorney Lorrin Freeman concluded that Raleigh officer W.B....

Lawsuit: Zaxby's worker fired for reporting sex harassment

Sep. 12, 2019 5:19 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a North Carolina Zaxby's franchise after a worker says she was fired for reporting sexual harassment by the franchise's general manager. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the complaint states the woman began working at...

Democrats cry 'cowardice' as GOP overrides NC budget veto

Sep. 11, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans in control of a nearly half-empty North Carolina House chamber on Wednesday held an unexpected vote to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state budget bill, prompting accusations of trickery and deception from Cooper and fellow Democrats. Republican leaders had spent...

GOP holds N Carolina House seat but shows frailty in suburbs

Sep. 11, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. But his narrow victory didn't erase questions about whether President Donald Trump and...

2 found guilty of vandalizing monument to black workers

Sep. 11, 2019 5:39 AM EDT

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Two people accused of vandalizing a memorial to enslaved and free black workers who built UNC-Chapel Hill have been ordered to pay fine and perform community service. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports 31-year-old Ryan Francis Barnett of Sanford and 50-year-old Nancy...

NC State, East Carolina meet in rematch of December blowout

Aug. 30, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The last time East Carolina visited North Carolina State, the Pirates were reduced to lining up a last-second field goal merely to avoid being shutout for the first time in more than two decades. They'll return to Raleigh to face the Wolfpack again in Saturday's season opener, a...

North Carolina school pulls 'diversity inventory' lesson

Aug. 29, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina high school has pulled a lesson which asked students to answer questions about their gender, sexuality, religion and socio-economic status. News outlets report an English teacher at Heritage High School in Wake Forest asked 10th-grade students on Wednesday to...

Correction: Disputed Election-North Carolina story

Aug. 29, 2019 9:11 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about a special election for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, The Associated Press used the wrong dateline. It should have been Raleigh, not Charlotte. A corrected version of the story is below: Rivals in N. Carolina special election: Gun laws need work...