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RALEIGH — The Senate approved a plan to return millions in surplus tax revenue to taxpayers, despite complaints from some Democratic lawmakers who wanted to use the money for education or infrastructure.

WADESBORO — A Silver Alert has been cancelled after a man missing for a week was found dead in a neighboring county.

RALEIGH — A ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver could have ramifications beyond Colorado, political experts say.

HAMLET — A woman is facing theft and forgery charges following an alleged purse snatching.

ROCKINGHAM — A Scotland County woman is facing charges connected with a late-July drug bust.

RALEIGH — Small businesses will be able to band together to slash the costs of their health insurance after Gov. Roy Cooper let Senate Bill 86 become law.

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s farm bill has passed the House, but it now may be frozen in the Senate. 

RALEIGH — UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill is on probation after the system received preliminary denial of its accreditation.

RALEIGH — Three days. Three vetoes.

Gov. Roy Cooper announced late Friday, Aug. 23, that he vetoed Senate Bill 438, the Excellent Public School Act of 2019. 

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Friday certified the voting systems of three vendors for use in North Carolina elections.

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