A state-by-state effort to pressure national politicians to come up with a long-range debt plan and avoid the fiscal cliff kicked off in Raleigh on Tuesday with two former governors from opposing parties.
Gov. Bev Perdue's bid to convert the Dorothea Dix Hospital land in Raleigh into a big urban park faces an uncertain future.
The NAACP produced notes from the prosecution of a decades-old case known as the Wilmington 10, saying the notes show racial profiling in jury selection. The organization wants the governor to pardon the 10 defendants.