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North Carolina: State in the southeastern United States
North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city. The Charlotte metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 2,569,213 in 2018, is the most populous metropolitan area in North Carolina, the 23rd-most populous in the United States, and the largest banking center in the nation after New York City. The Raleigh metropolitan area is the second-largest metropolitan area in the state, with an estimated population of 1,362,540 in 2018, and is home to the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park.

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Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

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Former FDA head says 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 possible [Video]

Former FDA head says 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 possible

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Sunday warned that some U.S. states, including Texas, Florida and Arizona, could start to see an 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases..

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Record spikes in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations sweep parts of U.S. [Video]

Record spikes in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations sweep parts of U.S.

New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in record numbers swept through more U.S. states, including Florida and Texas, as most push ahead with reopening and President Donald Trump plans an indoor..

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North Carolina sees highest day of new COVID-19 cases [Video]

North Carolina sees highest day of new COVID-19 cases

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Friday said the state saw its highest single-day increase of new coronavirus cases totaling 1768, which he called "sobering".

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ABC Announces First Black 'Bachelor' Star [Video]

ABC Announces First Black 'Bachelor' Star

Reuters reports that “The Bachelor” will have its first Black headliner in its 25-season history. On Friday, the ABC show announced that North Carolina native, Matt James, will be their next..

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U.S. virus hotspots reopen as second wave looms [Video]

U.S. virus hotspots reopen as second wave looms

Governors of U.S. states that are COVID-19 hotspots are pressing ahead to reopen businesses and ease restrictions despite mounting fears over a second wave of infections. This report produced by..

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Trump to accept Republican nomination in Florida [Video]

Trump to accept Republican nomination in Florida

U.S. President Donald Trump will accept the Republican presidential nomination in Jacksonville, Florida this summer. Gloria Tso reports.

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Rescued cygnet takes a bath in U.S. rescue centre [Video]

Rescued cygnet takes a bath in U.S. rescue centre

Cygnet named Hope has a bath at the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue after being found alive near its siblings killed by a predator

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Saved baby swan takes bath in U.S. rescue centre [Video]

Saved baby swan takes bath in U.S. rescue centre

Cygnet named Hope has a bath at the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue after being found alive near its family killed by a predator

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Donald Trump Says RNC Will Not Take Place in North Carolina [Video]

Donald Trump Says RNC Will Not Take Place in North Carolina

On Tuesday, Trump announced that Charlotte, North Carolina, would no longer be hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention (RNC).

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Trump Says Republican National Convention Will Not Be In North Carolina [Video]

Trump Says Republican National Convention Will Not Be In North Carolina

President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday the Republican National Convention (RNC) will be moved to a different state. The convention which is set for August in North Carolina is being moved because..

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Trump: Republican National Convention will be moved [Video]

Trump: Republican National Convention will be moved

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that this year's Republican National Convention will not be held in North Carolina, citing Democratic Governor Roy Cooper's social distancing requirements...

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North Carolina Gov: Large Republican Convention 'Very Unlikely' [Video]

North Carolina Gov: Large Republican Convention 'Very Unlikely'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Carolina’s Democratic governor on Tuesday refused Republican demands for a full-fledged presidential convention in the state this summer, telling organizers that planning..

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US man calls for 'better way' to protest against death of George Floyd [Video]

US man calls for 'better way' to protest against death of George Floyd

Curtis Hayes from Charlotte, North Carolina, articulated his views on finding a better way for progress, as protests demanding justice following the death of George Floyd turned violent. Video of Mr..

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Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC [Video]

Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC

Republicans in Georgia, Texas, and Florida are offering to host the party’s national convention. That is if Donald Trump makes good on his threat to move the event from North Carolina. Trump has made..

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Trump To NC Governor: Eliminate Social Distancing Or I'll Yank RNC Convention [Video]

Trump To NC Governor: Eliminate Social Distancing Or I'll Yank RNC Convention

President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina. Trump does not want to hold the event there if it is forced to observe state..

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Wakey, Wakey: Millions Of Cicadas To Emerge After 17 Years Of Underground Slumber [Video]

Wakey, Wakey: Millions Of Cicadas To Emerge After 17 Years Of Underground Slumber

Cicadas are easy to spot, with their large bodies, big bulbous eyes, and see-through wings. Now, Gizmodo reports a brood of periodic cicadas not seen since 2003 is expected to emerge this year in parts..

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Sen. Burr Steps Down as Intelligence Committee Chair as FBI Probes Stock Trades [Video]

Sen. Burr Steps Down as Intelligence Committee Chair as FBI Probes Stock Trades

On Thursday, the Republican Senator from North Carolina informed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that he would be stepping down.

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The FBI Serve Search Warrant On Republican Sen. Richard Burr And Seize His Cell Phone [Video]

The FBI Serve Search Warrant On Republican Sen. Richard Burr And Seize His Cell Phone

The FBI seized the cell phone of North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr and served him with a search warrant. Burr and a family member are being investigated for selling stock after receiving..

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Trump says he will not cancel August Republican Convention

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he would not cancel the Republican National Convention in August in Charlotte, North Carolina, because of the coronavirus.
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Dorian weakens to Category 1 hurricane; tropical storm conditions spreading: NHC

Hurricane Dorian weakened as it brushed North Carolina, but tropical storm conditions are spreading north along the state's coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.
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