Friday, September 19, 2014

Forest: Support teachers by buying license plates

Forest: Support teachers by buying license plates

RALEIGH -- Lt. Gov. Dan Forest says the public can help boost North Carolina public school teacher compensation in the long run by requesting a specialty license plate authorized by the General Assembly this year. Forest joined legislators and other state ...

McCrory signs 2 bills into law, allows 3rd without signature

RALEIGH (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday wrapped up his actions on legislation left on his desk by the North Carolina General Assembly when it adjourned last month, signing two more measures but allowing a third to become law without his signature.

Man rescued at Kure Beach dies

KURE BEACH, N.C. — A Raleigh man vacationing at Kure Beach has died after he was rescued from the water. Local media outlets report that the man was pulled from the water about midday Wednesday and rescue workers tried to revive him for 45 minutes.

Raleigh Club Takes Down Controversial Sign at Entrance

RALEIGH -- Posted at the entrance to the club Kings and Neptunes in Raleigh is a sign co-owner Paul Siler says has been there for two months. "No one is barred. No ban. The sign simply says that all military personnel must give full information, addresses ...

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Unveiling New Dinosaur

RALEIGH—A new dinosaur will be unveiled Friday in Raleigh. The Museum of Natural Sciences will host the presentation in its Daily Planet Theater. Terry Gates, a research associate with the museum and scientist at N.C. State University, will introduce the ...

Raleigh police will test facial-recognition technology

The News and Observer reports the Raleigh Police Department will soon have facial-recognition software that will enable detectives to compare surveillance photos gathered from crime scenes with mug shots of people who have been booked into the Wake County ...

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