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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Divers have found proof that a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast is a steamship that sank in 1838.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — As a North Carolina commission considers the fate of three prominent Confederate monuments, the attorney representing the panel says it has the power to move them but must meet certain criteria under state law.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quail Hollow was softer and shorter, producing one low score after another before the final groups even started Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Senate debated Thursday whether to ban nearly all abortions in the state, a surprise move suggested by a Democrat who has long fought abortion restrictions.

Officials have voted to close schools in a North Carolina district as more than 1,000 teachers are expected to take a day off to spend time lobbying for better pay.

The owners of Blackbeard's Lodge say they'll have to work to recover from lost business during the power outage.
Blackbeard's Lodge

A federal judge has accepted a settlement that would allow those who lost power for days last summer on two North Carolina islands to divvy up more than $10 million.

State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. — Efforts to unravel the mysterious fate of North Carolina's fabled Lost Colony could benefit after a preservation group took out its first-ever loan to buy a coastal tract where some colonists may have resettled hundreds of years ago.

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WASHINGTON — The Senate narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state on Thursday, clearing the path for him to take over as the top U.S. diplomat just as President Donald Trump faces high-risk moments on Iran and North Korea.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia.

Wells Fargo sign at a bank branch
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Wells Fargo is being fined a combined $1 billion by two federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.

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