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RALEIGH — Whether it is filling up at the pump, paying more for goods and services, or not finding your favorite item on the grocery store shelves, there is no denying that inflation and supply chain issues have affected everyone in one way or another. Mike Walden, professor emeritus in economics at North Carolina State University, said prices unfortunately look like they'll be getting worse before they get better.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals will decide in the weeks or months ahead whether students from N.C. State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can sue their schools for refunds of student fees.

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College students are returning to campus amid delta variant fear spikes, restrictions, and, now, some University of North Carolina faculty pushing for a return to remote instruction. But how does a return to campus affect students psychologically?

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RALEIGH — After splitting along party lines just twice in their first six months together, the current lineup of the N.C. Supreme Court has produced four more 4-3 partisan splits today. Democrats hold the one-seat majority on the state's highest court.

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In the latest twist of the College World Series drama, the mothers of N.C. State baseball stars Reid Johnston and Tyler McDonough said Sunday their sons tested negative six times and were not allowed to continue playing in the CWS. The Wolfpack's Cinderella run at the national championship was cut short over the weekend when the NCAA sent the Pack packing amid a cloud of questionable COVID protocols that imposed a testing regime on N.C. State that other teams did not have.

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PEMBROKE — In the five years it takes for the average college student to earn a bachelor’s degree, Dana Lamberton completed two — one in applied physics at UNC Pembroke and another in mechanical engineering at N.C. State University. 

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina, the leading provider of credit to farmers and rural residents in North Carolina, has made a generous $30,000 gift to North Carolina State University’s Soldier to Agriculture Program.

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PEMBROKE, NC – Alexis High is one step closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming a veterinarian. 

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PEMBROKE — Harley Locklear, a Fall 2020 graduate of the professional school counseling program at UNC Pembroke, will continue his studies in the doctoral program at N.C. State University this fall. 

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HAMLET — As long as he can remember, 19-year-old Brandon Swallow has dreamed of building machines that would make life easier for people. In fact, at age 8, he used his K'NEX Classic Construction building set to build a robotic arm to pick up toys and a crossbow to defend his fort. By age 9, he was building motorized cars and windmills. 

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A bill before the South Carolina Legislature seeks to affirm a sacred American right — the right to our conscience. Co-sponsored by every Republican member of the subcommittee — the... Read more

Global supply shortages and sh…

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced due to global shortages and delays in shipments it was unable to include return envelopes in the... Read more

Civitas poll: 61% of likely vo…

RALEIGH — Support for the Opportunity Scholarship Program stands at 61%, according to a new Civitas Poll of likely voters presented by the John Locke Foundation. Read more

Fine, suspension rescinded, po…

ROCKINGHAM — A NASCAR driver who was accused of testing during a charity event at Rockingham Speedway late last year won’t have to cough up any cash. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in two days, the Richmond County Health Department reported more than 100 new cases of COVID-19. Read more

Late comeback attempt comes up…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team nearly erased a double-digit deficit in its home game against Pinecrest on Wednesday. Read more

JV Lady Raiders lose close gam…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team had its three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday. Read more

NCDHHS to continue to provide …

RALEIGH — North Carolina households receiving Food and Nutrition Services benefits will continue to receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of February, the North Carolina... Read more

Strong second half helps Red R…

LAUREL HILL — Keeping pace at the top of the Southeastern Middle School Athletic Conference standings, the Hamlet boys’ basketball team added another win to its record on Wednesday. Read more

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