Social media lit up on Wednesday after the clash between White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller and CNN’s Jim Acosta during a press briefing. North Carolinians may remember Miller from the Duke lacrosse case.
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., introduced a bill Thursday proposing to rename the Federal Courthouse and Post Office building in downtown Durham after John Hervey Wheeler, a president of the Mechanics and Farmers Bank in Durham.
A bill passed by the N.C. General Assembly that aims to protect college free speech sits on Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk. Advocates argue it will protect students’ free speech rights and allow for diversity of opinion, while opponents say it could allow for crackdowns on protests.
A court-mandated redistricting threatens the Republicans’ power to override Gov. Cooper’s vetoes and make unfettered changes to state government. This possibility has GOP leaders planning to return to Raleigh multiple times to consider even more conservative-leaning legislation and Democrats raising money in case judges order snap elections under the new boundaries.
“Seismic blasting” is a controversial technique using air guns to map offshore oil reserves. Coastal communities and environmental activists say it could harm marine life, including whales, and disturb fishing and tourism.
Durham elementary school students, teachers and parents took over Sen. Chad Barefoot’s office on Wednesday. May 3, 2017 for an art lesson and protest designed to urge state lawmakers to increase education funding.
Elementary students take over NC senator’s office to push for more school funding
Duke quarterback: "we need to improve our" passing game
Duke football coach David Cutcliffe has his players focusing on avoiding dropped passes
Sheet of children's autographs dear to NCCU football player's heart