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State House and Senate leaders said Tuesday that lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation to make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps across North Carolina. House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate President Phil Berger announced their chambers reached an agreement they said would give the state the strictest regulations on coal ash disposal in the nation. The legislation would require closure of all unlined coal ash ponds within 15 years. read full story


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Wreck reported on I-85 Sb ramp to SB I-77 Exit 38

Crash on Harris Bv near I-85

Wreck blocking the right lane of NB 77 at John Belk Frwy Exit 9

Crash blocking left lane of 77 NB near Tyvola Rd Exit 5

Collision blocking the left center lane of NB 77 btwn the Weigh Station and Carowinds Bv

Crash 77 SB near Lasalle St Exit 12 on right shoulder