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Corning to add 410 jobs in North Carolina

Corning Optical Communications is expanding its N.C. operations, with plans to invest $176 million in Catawba and Cabarrus counties and create 410 jobs. The company, a division of New York-based Corning Inc., could receive more than $4.7 million in state incentives if it meets hiring and investment goals. Corning already employs more than 3,000 in North […]

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N.C. Gov. Cooper pitches plan to raise teacher pay

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper is calling for public-school teachers to receive an average pay raise of 5% over each of the next two years, a plan that would cost about $813 million. Cooper’s proposal would bring average salaries to more than $52,000 in 2017-18 and nearly $55,000 in 2018-19. The move would push the state’s […]

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FBI assessing threat against Muslims made during NC conservative activist meeting

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI says it’s looking into reports of death threats made against Muslims during a meeting of conservative activists in North Carolina. Local news outlets report Monday the Council on American-Islamic Relations asked federal authorities to look into a meeting last week in Kernersville where a group listened to a guest […]

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Big Weather Pic of the Day

Big Weather Pic of the Day

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