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New poll gives Hagan a 6-point lead against Tillis in Senate race

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan holds a six-point lead against Republican Thom Tillis in the U.S. Senate race, according to a new poll from a conservative ...

Denying Truth on the Outer Banks

North Carolina's Outer Banks have always been a touchstone for me-- in as much as anyone can associate permanence with sandy islands being perpetually tossed ...

Outer Banks Sea Level Rise: Worth Getting Exercised Over?

TheWashington Post, yesterday,fanned the flamesof a dispute over how much sea level rise the residents of the North Carolina Outer Banks should plan upon for ...

Duke Energy Expands Renewable Portfolio in North Carolina

Diversified energy companyDuke Energy Corporation(DUK-Analyst Report) plans to boost its renewable power generation capacity by adding 52 megawatt (MW) of solar energy in 2014-2015 in ...

On N.C.'s Outer Banks, scary climate-change predictions prompt a change of forecast

The dangers of climate change were revealed to Willo Kelly in a government conference room in the summer of 2011.

Duke Researchers Link Environmental Regulations to Lower Death Rates

On Monday, as the U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, a new Duke Medicine study links ...

Records: Duke warned about pipe that caused spill

Records subpoenaed by federal prosecutors show engineers working for Duke Energy warned the company nearly 30 years before a massive coal ash spill that a ...

Poll shows US Sen. Kay Hagan with slight edge over NC House Speaker Thom Tillis

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis are still neck and neck in the U.S. Senate race, but a new poll by the ...

Duke concerned by coal ash pit closure deadlines

Duke Energy is expressing concern about proposed legislation requiring the closure of all of its North Carolina coal ash dumps by 2029, a deadline the ...

North Carolina GOP Pushes Unprecedented Bill to Jail Anyone Who Discloses Fracking Chemicals

As hydraulic fracturing ramps up around the country, so do concerns about its health impacts. These concerns have led 20 states torequire the disclosureof industrial ...