RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's unemployment rate remained unchanged in June, staying at 8.8 percent.
But state Department of Commerce figures show that employers in North Carolina dropped nearly 11,000 jobs from May to June.
The state's unemployment rate had dropped for four straight months after slow improvement in the economy.
The national unemployment rate had also remained unchanged at 7.6 percent.
The number of people employed in North Carolina has increased by more than 29,000 in the past year, but there are still nearly 417,000 listed as unemployed.
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Hampton Roads Transit customers could see higher fares to ride the bus, light rail and ferry.
Running a red light could cost you a hefty fine, even if an officer doesn't pull you over. Cameras are going up at intersections across Hampton Roads, and the most recent went live Monday in downtown Norfolk.
Some local families who lost a loved one during active duty military service boarded a special flight out of Norfolk Thursday morning.
Thousands of EMTs and paramedics checked their bank accounts Thursday for one last scheduled payment from the company that suddenly laid them off, but found nothing.
A Newport News man is charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl.
Police say a 19-year-old was shot Thursday evening in Newport News.
Three separate crashes on Interstate 664 occurred at the same time Thursday morning, causing headaches for motorists.