ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory won't attend the electronic music festival Moogfest next week in Asheville as originally planned. McCrory spokesman Josh Ellis says that Moogfest organizers asked the governor to change his plans and not attend the festival Wednesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's biggest city is looking at ways to boost growth by attracting new immigrants to the United States, a move some complain would welcome people living in the country illegally. The city council created a group last fall to study what other cities are doing to encourage immigrants to start businesses and get involved in civic life.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 10-month-old North Carolina girl has been abducted by her father, who has made threats to kill himself and the child. Durham police believe Tamiyah Elssy Bryant was abducted around 8:15 a.m. yesterday by Rodney Bryant.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Florida State's Mike Martin became the third baseball coach in Division I history to reach 1,800 wins, earning the milestone with the Seminoles' 4-3 victory over Wake Forest in 13 innings yesterday night. Martin joined Texas coach Augie Garrido and former Wichita State coach Gene Stephenson as the only men in Division I to reach the mark.
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