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With $700,000 to spend, NC superintendent begins hiring new staff for his office

State Superintendent Mark Johnson North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson has begun hiring new staff for his office, using $700,000 in taxpayer money given to him by the General Assembly this year.

'Touchdowns for Thys:' Opposing teams support injured 14-year-old football player

'Touchdowns for Thys:' Opposing teams support injured 14-year-old football playerOpposing teams, Orange High School and Northwood High School, are holding fundraisers to support a local football player who was injured.

Legislative leaders: Cooper 'lied about wanting to end focus on HB2'

LGBT groups petition for HB2 repealLegislative leaders angrily fired back at Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday over his agreement to settle a federal lawsuit over transgender access to public bathrooms that was filed after House Bill 2 went into effect last year.

49-year-old found dead under car near Harnett County home

Deputies investigating death of Harnett County man as homicideThe Harnett County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a body was found in a yard Thursday morning.

Wake County close to lease deal for RDU land

Bicyclist, biking trailThe Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority is trying to hammer out a deal with Wake County to lease 150 acres near the airport for recreational use.

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