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North Carolina: U.S. state in the United States
North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city. The Charlotte metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 2,569,213 in 2018, is the most populous metropolitan area in North Carolina, the 23rd-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking center in the nation after New York City. North Carolina's second largest metropolitan area is the Raleigh metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 1,337,331 in 2018, and is home to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park, in Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh.

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ACC power rankings: Clemson's still on top, but contenders below get shuffled

Clemson continued at the top of the ACC power rankings, but the contenders below shuffled with Virginia Tech rising and North Carolina falling.
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Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak in North Carolina

North Carolina health officials say four people have died from Legionnaires' disease. Officials have confirmed 141 cases involving residents from counties and multiple states. They say that most..
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Videos for North Carolina

Dan Bishop declares victory in North Carolina [Video]Dan Bishop declares victory in North Carolina

Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday (September 10), turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President..

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Trump's biggest fan wears Trump's biggest hat [Video]Trump's biggest fan wears Trump's biggest hat

Bryson Gray says his friends told him he should not support Donald Trump, so he bought the biggest Trump hat he could find. Priscilla Huff has more.

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Trump goes all out to rally for NC candidate [Video]Trump goes all out to rally for NC candidate

U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday (September 10) that may serve as a..

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'We may have to go for an extra term, ok?' - Trump [Video]'We may have to go for an extra term, ok?' - Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking at a rally in North Carolina on Monday (August 9), makes remarks about an 'extra term,' but says 'he's only kidding.' Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast [Video]NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast

Donald Trump tweeted hat Hurricane Dorian would be “one of the largest hurricanes ever.” He said it would hit South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama and told everyone to be careful...

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Hurricane Dorian still pounding Canada's Atlantic Coast [Video]Hurricane Dorian still pounding Canada's Atlantic Coast

Dorian slammed into Canada’s Atlantic coast, knocking down trees, cutting power, and blowing over a large construction crane in downtown Halifax, the capital of the province of Nova Scotia. Chris..

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Dorian Grazes North Carolina And Floods Outer Banks [Video]Dorian Grazes North Carolina And Floods Outer Banks

Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday. It hit the beach resort with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to..

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Dorian makes landfall in NC and slams Outer Banks [Video]Dorian makes landfall in NC and slams Outer Banks

Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble...

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Hurricane Dorian Hits North Carolina's Outer Banks [Video]Hurricane Dorian Hits North Carolina's Outer Banks

Hurricane Dorian Hits North Carolina's Outer Banks

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Calm at the center of Hurricane Dorian [Video]Calm at the center of Hurricane Dorian

Nick Underwood of NOAA recorded on video, the calm at the center of storm Dorian from inside a hurricane hunter P-3 Orion aircraft that flew into the 40 mile wide eyewall on Thursday. Rough Cut (no..

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NC governor warns, 'Don't risk your life.' [Video]NC governor warns, 'Don't risk your life.'

North Carolina Governor Rory Cooper warns of the threats posed by Hurricane Dorian as it approaches his state's coast, telling residents, "Don't risk your life." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Dorian puts Jeep to the test on South Carolina beach [Video]Dorian puts Jeep to the test on South Carolina beach

The storm surge produced by Hurricane Dorian was licking at the doors of a Jeep left on Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Thursday. Authorities were looking for the owner. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas [Video]Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas

Aerial footage over the Bahamas on Wednesday showed the full devastation left behind by Hurricane Dorian, a day after the most powerful hurricane on record ever to hit the country mauled the islands of..

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Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast [Video]Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast

A man jumped into the churning Atlantic Ocean as the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian grazed Jacksonville on Wednesday and pushed north towards Georgia and the Carolinas. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night [Video]Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night

Hurricane Dorian's eye may not make landfall in the US, but "life-threatening" storm surges, rain, and winds are a risk. Dorian, a Category 2 storm, has moved past most of Florida and is expected to..

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Bahamas in crisis after Dorian blows through [Video]Bahamas in crisis after Dorian blows through

Survivors of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday picked through the wreckage of homes ripped open by fierce winds, struggled to fuel generators and lined for food after one of the most powerful Caribbean..

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Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever [Video]Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the U.S. mainland, with parts of Florida..

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Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas [Video]Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian barreled northwest on Saturday threatening Georgia and the Carolinas. The Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves and wind from the powerful category 4 storm. Forecasters say Florida may..

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U.S. special election holds clues for 2020 race [Video]U.S. special election holds clues for 2020 race

U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both parties expect to be close, with implications for..

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Legionnaires' outbreak linked to hot tub display at North Carolina fair claims fourth fatality

The epicenter of the deadly Legionnaires' outbreak was the Mountain State Fair, held at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in September.
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Michael Jordan opens health clinic in North Carolina

The NBA legend donated $7 million to build two medical clinics in Charlotte
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Michael Jordan Unveils Clinic He Funded

Michael Jordan gets emotional after opening a $7 million medical center in Charlotte, N.C., that he and his family funded. (Oct. 17)  
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"Bomb cyclone" hit East Coast with heavy rain, strong wind

The nor'easter dumped heavy rain ​that caused flooding in areas from North Carolina to Maine
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Nor'easter dumps heavy rain across East Coast

Millions of people along the East Coast are in the grip of a powerful Nor'easter. The storm dumped heavy rain that caused flooding in areas from North Carolina to Maine.
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Hot Tub Displays at State Fair Eyed as Link to Legionnares’ Disease Outbreak

More than 100 people in North Carolina were sickened with Legionnares’ disease and Pontiac fever last month. One person died.
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Dramatic video shows deadly encounter with kidnapping suspect

Police in North Carolina have released dramatic video of a deadly encounter with a kidnapping suspect last month. The dash cam footage begins at the tail end of a high-speed car chase involving the..
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Legionnaire's outbreak linked to hot tubs kills one, sickens dozens in North Carolina

An outbreak of Legionnaire's disease that has killed one person and sickened dozens of others in North Carolina may have spread from contaminated hot tubs at a state fair last month, authorities said.
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Top weather forecasting official dies in rough surf after rip current warning was issued

William Lapenta, 58, died Monday after lifeguards pulled him from the surf off the North Carolina coastal town of Duck, local officials said.
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The Spill at Dan River, Disrupting Cancer, The City of Music

Lesley Stahl reports on how Duke Energy is handling a coal ash waste spill in North Carolina; then, a billionaire doctor is turning heads with unconventional ways of treating cancer; and, travel to the..
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Recruiting for ISIS, The Spill at Dan River, The Smartest Dog in the World

Clarissa Ward reports on accusations that Islamic radicals are campaigning for ISIS in the West; then Lesley Stahl reports on how Duke Energy is handling over 100 million tons of coal ash waste in..
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36 Hours in Boone, N.C. (and Environs)

A lively Appalachian college town, a genteel resort spot and stops along the Blue Ridge Parkway offer a colorful fall weekend of music, crafts, beer and majestic views.
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North Carolina AD apologizes to Clemson for jabbing football fans on video board

The North Carolina Tar Heels' attempt at good-natured ribbing during Saturday's college football game did not go over well with all Clemson fans.
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4 inmates who escaped Ohio jail recaptured

All four inmates who escaped from the Gallia County Jail in Ohio early Sunday were recaptured in North Carolina on Monday. Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin said Sunday that the four inmates..
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3 of 4 escapees from Ohio jail arrested in NC

Three of four inmates who overpowered two female corrections officers and escaped from an Ohio county jail were caught in North Carolina after slightly more than a day on the run, authorities in both..
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Three of four escaped inmates captured in North Carolina

Law enforcement captured three of four inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison Sunday. The men were taken into custody in the Raleigh area overnight. They escaped from the Gallia County jail in the..
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Alabama jumps Clemson to take No. 1 spot in Amway Coaches Poll

There's a new No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll. Alabama passed Clemson after the Tigers narrowly beat North Carolina. Ohio State passed LSU for No. 5.
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Smithsonian artifacts: Greensboro Lunch Counter

Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie G. Bunch III explains to CBS News national correspondent Chip Reid the personal connection that one of the most prized artifacts in the Smithsonian's..
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Clemson barely survives wake-up call from North Carolina

Clemson had been cruising on a 19-game winning streak before it ran into North Carolina and needed a two-point conversion stop to survive.
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North Carolina cop fired after sending messages to sexual assault victim after case

A Fayetteville police officer was fired after a rape victim said he sent her inappropriate messages. The victim. Erin Scanlon, spoke to CBS Raleigh affiliate WNCN.
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Next Gerrymandering Battle in North Carolina: Congress

A North Carolina court threw out the state’s legislative map as an illegal gerrymander. Now critics are seeking to redraw the state’s congressional districts as well.
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Democrats challenge 'brazen' gerrymandering of North Carolina voting maps

North Carolina Democrats filed a new legal challenge to partisan gerrymandering on Friday, asking a state court to order the redrawing before next year's elections of congressional districts they say..
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7 North Carolina firefighters have babies just months apart

Seven babies were born just months apart from each other at a fire department in Salisbury, North Carolina.
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11-year-old boy found driving stolen car to meet stranger on Snapchat: South Carolina police

The boy told Charleston police he had driven his brother's car from Simpsonville, North Carolina, about 200 miles away.
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Photo of Pro-Trump Cheerleaders Sets Off a Controversy in North Carolina

It was a familiar story: First came the backlash, then the backlash to the backlash.
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College mass shooter spared death penalty in North Carolina

A gunman who killed two university students and wounded four in a mass shooting in North Carolina in April pleaded guilty to murder in a Charlotte court on Thursday, in a deal sparing him the death..
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Radar picks up huge swarm of dragonflies in parts of southeast U.S.

The National Weather Service radar showed the large blob extending from Virginia to North Carolina
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In North Carolina, New Political Maps Don’t End Old Disputes

The maps, drawn under court order to replace ones that favored Republicans, were deemed an improvement but appeared to still favor the G.O.P.
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Sheriff Plotted Murder of Deputy, Prosecutors Say

A North Carolina sheriff is accused of not only failing to stop a plan to kill one of his deputies, but also giving tips to a plotter on how to get away with the crime.
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Sheriff indicted for plotting to kill deputy who had tape of his 'racially offensive' remarks

A North Carolina sheriff was indicted for obstruction of justice for allegedly plotting to kill one of his deputies.
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Deadly year for transgender people in United States

The death of a transgender person in North Carolina is one of 18 so far this year, and 17 of the victims are black women. (Sept. 12)  
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Dems cry 'cowardice' as GOP overrides budget veto

Rep. Deb Butler leads Democrat protest as Republicans dominating half-empty North Carolina House chamber voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state's two-year budget. (Sept...
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Impact of Republican victory in North Carolina special election

Republicans are celebrating a narrow special election victory in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. Anthony Salvanto, CBS News director of elections and surveys, Leslie Sanchez, a CBS News..
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Gov. Roy Cooper slams N.C. House GOP for veto override vote

Republicans dominating a half-empty North Carolina House chamber voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state's two-year budget. (Sept. 11)  
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North Carolina GOP lawmakers voted to override governor's budget veto while Democrats were at 9/11 memorial

Gov. Roy Cooper accused Republicans of pulling "their most deceptive stunt yet" at a time when many North Carolinians were focused on honoring those killed in the 9/11 attacks
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North Carolina GOP holds vote while many Dems were at 9/11 events

Republicans used an unexpected vote Wednesday to override Democratic Governor Roy Cooper's veto of the state's budget
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With Trump Hungry for Credit, Advisers Brag About North Carolina Win

Officials on the president’s re-election campaign said Dan Bishop’s narrow victory in North Carolina came thanks to Mr. Trump, who has told aides he wasn’t getting recognition he felt he..
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Your Wednesday Briefing

North Carolina, 9/11 Memorial, Antonio Brown: Here’s what you need to know.
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AP Top Stories September 11 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday September 11th: Republican wins North Carolina special election; Bolton out as National Security Adviser; North Korea says it tested multiple rocket launcher; September..
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Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat

Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six..
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Republican Dan Bishop wins special election for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District

Republican Dan Bishop won the closely-watched special election for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. CBS News director of elections and surveys Anthony Salvanto breaks down the results,..
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Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are unsure why a woman tied up her husband and castrated him

Victoria Frabutt, 56, is in jail after "severing her husband's penis," according to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.
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North Carolina's special election a test for 2020

In North Carolina, Democrat Dan McCready is facing off against Republican Dan Bishop in a high-profile special election. The big question is whether the Republicans can hold on to this traditionally..
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