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 2021-03-03 00:00 

WRAL Raleigh

Supply exceeds vaccine demand in some NC counties...

North Carolina is accelerating its coronavirus vaccination schedule because health care providers in many counties said they could accommodate the demand, Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 23:42 

WRAL Raleigh

WRAL Data Trackers survey shows 1 in 5 NC students at risk of not advancing to the next grade level...

North Carolina's public schools say one in five of their students are at-risk of not progressing to the next grade level for the 2021-22 school year....

 2021-03-02 23:31 

WRAL Raleigh

Rising vaccinations, falling COVID-19 cases prompt Durham educators to ask for schools to reopen...

A local group of educators who campaigned to keep schools closed through the spring semester has had a change of heart. They're calling on the Durham School Board to reopen classrooms next month....

 2021-03-02 22:56 

WRAL Raleigh

Survey: 1 in 5 NC students at risk of not advancing to the next grade level...

North Carolina's public schools say one in five of their students are at-risk of not progressing to the next grade level for the 2021-22 school year....

 2021-03-02 21:56 

WRAL Raleigh

Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May...

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drugmaker Merck & Co. will help pro...

 2021-03-02 21:42 

WRAL Raleigh

Nash County 6-year-old's shooting believed to be an accident...

A 6-year-old child was shot Tuesday afternoon in the 5900 block of Maggie Road in Nashville, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone told WRAL News....

 2021-03-02 20:54 

WRAL Raleigh

Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate...

Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to end an order intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that has killed more than 42,000 Texans....

 2021-03-02 20:46 

WRAL Raleigh

6-year-old shot in Nash County...

A 6-year-old child was shot Tuesday afternoon in the 5900 block of Maggie Road in Nashville, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone told WRAL News....

 2021-03-02 20:11 

WRAL Raleigh

Vaccinations in NC: Frontline workers eligible Wednesday, people with health conditions in 3 weeks...

Frontline workers in "essential" industries will be eligible to get vaccinated against coronavirus starting Wednesday, and people with underlying health conditions that put them at higher risk from the virus will be eligible in three weeks, Gov. R...

 2021-03-02 19:39 

WRAL Raleigh

Group 3 patients excited to get COVID-19 vaccine through Cape Fear Valley Health...

The mood on Tuesday was one of relief for those waiting to get a shot. Like most folks, they just want life to return to normal....

 2021-03-02 19:11 

WRAL Raleigh

Frontline workers eligible for vaccinations Wednesday, people with health conditions in 3 weeks...

A larger group of frontline essential workers was able roll up their sleeves for a coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday in Fayetteville, and even more will across the state by Wednesday....

 2021-03-02 18:30 

WRAL Raleigh

Audit: Postal workers marked thousands of items sitting in Raleigh post office as delivered...

Inspectors with the U.S. Postal Service found thousands of pieces of mail sitting undelivered in a Raleigh post office last fall and found that workers had marked items sitting in the station as being delivered, according to a recent audit....

 2021-03-02 18:21 

WRAL Raleigh

NCDOT needs volunteers to clean up roadways after more than 1M pounds of litter collected so far in 2021...

The North Carolina Department of Transportation said more than 1 million pounds of litter have been collected from state roads in the last two months....

 2021-03-02 18:18 

WRAL Raleigh

NCDOT looking for volunteers to clean up roadways after more than 1M pounds of litter collected so far in 2021...

The North Carolina Department of Transportation said more than 1 million pounds of litter have been collected from state roads in the last two months....

 2021-03-02 17:27 

WRAL Raleigh

FBI chief calls Jan. 6 'domestic terrorism,' defends intel...

FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as "domestic terrorism" Tuesday as he defended the bureau's handling of intelligence indicating the prospect for violence. He told lawmakers the information was properly sh...

 2021-03-02 17:21 

WRAL Raleigh

Waters muddied on early release after lawmakers told only non-violent offenders included...

COVID-19 lawsuit settlement announced last week will cut North Carolina's prison population by 3,500....

 2021-03-02 16:23 

WRAL Raleigh

During pandemic, Blue Cross NC saw highest health care costs in history...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina saw the highest health care costs in its history, officials said Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 16:10 

WRAL Raleigh

Cooper expected to open vaccinations to grocery workers, first responders, others on front lines...

A larger group of frontline essential workers was able roll up their sleeves for a coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday in Fayetteville, and even more will across the state by Wednesday....

 2021-03-02 16:04 

WRAL Raleigh

Prison officials: Only non-violent inmates to be released under COVID settlement...

Top state prison officials promised lawmakers Tuesday that only non-violent offenders, and only inmates with release dates already coming in 2021, will leave prison early under a COVID-19 settlement announced last week to cut North Carolina's prison p...

 2021-03-02 15:47 

WRAL Raleigh

Fayetteville police ask for help in finding man who hasn't been seen in weeks...

Fayetteville police are still looking for a missing man who hasn't been seen in nearly a month....

 2021-03-02 15:31 

WRAL Raleigh

Cooper expected to open vaccinations to grocery, first responders, other frontline workers...

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North Carolina this week....

 2021-03-02 15:01 

WRAL Raleigh

NASA test could generate colorful clouds offshore...

The planned NASA launch of a suborbital sounding rocket from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia in a study of ionization in the upper atmosphere could create colorful clouds visible across the mid-Atlantic region....

 2021-03-02 14:54 

WRAL Raleigh

Senators to grill FBI Director Chris Wray over security failures during January 6 insurrection...

FBI Director Chris Wray will finally have to answer questions about the January 6 insurrection when he appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, his first public testimony since the deadly riot occurred nearly two months ago....

 2021-03-02 14:25 

WRAL Raleigh

Overturned dump truck closes part of NC-42 in Wake County...

An overturned dump truck is causing backups in southern Wake County....

 2021-03-02 13:31 

WRAL Raleigh

Apartment manager found with head injury at Clinton apartment complex...

A Sampson County EMS crew responded to Harpers Glen Apartments in Clinton and found the woman, Cheryl Lyons, sitting on a bench on Monday morning....

 2021-03-02 13:31 

WRAL Raleigh

NCDOT: More than 1 million pounds of litter collected in first 2 months of 2021...

The North Carolina Department of Transportation said more than 1 million pounds of litter have been collected from state roads in the last two months....

 2021-03-02 12:38 

WRAL Raleigh

Vaccinations begin for all Group 3 essential workers in Fayetteville...

Cape Fear Valley Health opened its vaccination clinics to frontline essential workers, which includes all of Group 3, on Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 12:34 

WRAL Raleigh

Fire at Durham apartment complex burns giant hole in roof...

A fire at a Durham apartment complex has forced some residents to evacuate Tuesday morning....

 2021-03-02 12:22 

WRAL Raleigh

Durham teachers ask to return to classrooms on April 8...

Less than 24 hours after the state Senate failed in an attempt to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation forcing public schools to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, Durham Public Schools is revisiting their back-to-classroom plans....

 2021-03-02 11:46 

WRAL Raleigh

Spring allergy season nears but most sufferers may already own an inexpensive measure of prevention...

March means we are closer to warmer spring weather as well as the pollen allergies that come with it. More allergy sufferers may save money on medications by using something they probably already own: a good quality mask....

 2021-03-02 11:42 

WRAL Raleigh

6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images...

Six Dr. Seuss books — including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo" — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author&#...

 2021-03-02 11:31 

WRAL Raleigh

Mom shares frustration with state's COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan after son denied shot...

Tanya Holland said she and her 22-year-old son Chris, who has Down Syndrome, were eager to get their COVID-19 vaccine together on Monday at the Johnston County Health Department....

 2021-03-02 11:05 

WRAL Raleigh

Durham Public Schools, still in virtual learning, meet again to discuss return to classrooms...

Less than 24 hours after the state Senate failed in an attempt to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation forcing public schools to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, Durham Public Schools is revisiting their back-to-classroom plans....

 2021-03-02 10:43 

WRAL Raleigh

Editorial: Does partisan affiliation trump citizenship and nationhood?...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 -- U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell - like too many of his colleagues - is a political partisan before he's a citizen. In McConnell's case, he is a Republican before he is an American. His loyalty is to Donald Trump ahead of the na...

 2021-03-02 09:56 

WRAL Raleigh

Brr! Temperatures fall more than 20 degrees before warming trend returns...

Don't pull out the spring clothing quite yet -- cooler air is back for the next several days....

 2021-03-02 09:46 

WRAL Raleigh

Some Cumberland County clinics begin vaccinating all essential workers...

Cape Fear Valley Health is now opening its vaccination clinics to frontline essential workers, which includes all of Group 3....

 2021-03-02 09:38 

WRAL Raleigh

Car strikes barrier, flips in I-440 construction zone in Raleigh...

A woman survived an overnight rollover crash on Interstate 440 at Western Boulevard....

 2021-03-02 05:50 

WRAL Raleigh

Luxury resort a 'place of familiarity' for Rocky Mount council members on retreat, city manager says...

The City Council needs to travel to Asheville in April for a retreat to pick up ideas about providing more affordable housing in Rocky Mount, City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney said Monday....

 2021-03-02 04:30 

WRAL Raleigh

As COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up, when could North Carolina achieve herd immunity?...

With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on its way to North Carolina, health experts say it's an exciting step towards herd immunity....

 2021-03-02 04:22 

WRAL Raleigh

Parents, students upset after controversial music video filmed inside Fuquay-Varina High School...

A music video filmed by a local rapper inside Fuquay-Varina High School over the weekend is causing a stir among parents and students....

 2021-03-02 04:01 

WRAL Raleigh

Cooper expected to open Group 3 vaccinations to frontline essential workers...

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North Carolina this week....

 2021-03-02 02:49 

WRAL Raleigh

First part of the week to feature noticeable cooler temperatures...

Don't pull out the spring clothing quite yet -- cooler air is back for the next several days....

 2021-03-02 01:16 

WRAL Raleigh

Luxury resort a 'place for familiarity' for Rocky Mount council members on retreat, city manager says...

The City Council needs to travel to Asheville in April for a retreat to pick up ideas about providing more affordable housing in Rocky Mount, City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney said Monday....

 2021-03-02 01:09 

WRAL Raleigh

Bill expanding concealed carry rights in churches clears NC Senate...

Measure deals with houses of worship that also host schools....

 2021-03-02 00:48 

WRAL Raleigh

Senate fails to override veto of school reopening bill...

The state Senate failed Monday night in an attempt to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation forcing public schools to reopen amid the pandemic....

 2021-03-02 00:43 

WRAL Raleigh

Without promised mass vaccination site, Durham lags behind neighbors in giving shots...

A mass coronavirus vaccination site that Durham County officials touted weeks ago still hasn't opened, and some local residents are now heading elsewhere to get their shots....

 2021-03-02 00:34 

WRAL Raleigh

Wake spreading J&J vaccine doses among smaller providers...

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North Carolina this week....

 2021-03-02 00:25 

WRAL Raleigh

Amid pandemic lockdowns, area home sales, prices soar...

Despite stay and safer at home orders in North Carolina for much of 2020, more people chose to call the state "Home" during the pandemic. That was good news for existing homeowners and sellers alike....

 2021-03-01 23:18 

WRAL Raleigh

Named after plantation owner, Cameron Village Regional Library to rebrand as Village Regional Library...

The Wake County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously for the change on Monday....

 2021-03-01 20:50 

WRAL Raleigh

NC getting 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Wednesday...

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North Carolina this week....

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