NC House members say a public school safety bill should give parents and teachers piece of mind that legislators are doing whatever is necessary to protect students and school personnel following the Connecticut school shootings.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped by 16,000 last week, the second straight weekly increase. But the longer-term trend in layoffs remained consistent with an improved job market.
We hit the beach at Emerald Isle Friday with high temperatures in the 50's, and ran into lots of people with heavy coats, gloves, and hats in the middle of March who last year were in their swimsuits and shorts.
The Federal Aviation Administration says 149 federal contract towers will close beginning April 7th, including at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern and the Kinston Regional Jetport, as part of the agency's sequestration plan.