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Weekend Roundup: McCrory offers $10K for info on wildfires; Trump adds to Cabinet

Pat McCrory offers $10,000 reward for information on North Carolina wildfires

As wildfires continue to consume acres of land throughout the mountains of three states, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory offered a $10,000 reward for information on the suspected arson that caused the flames.

You can read the latest impact of the wildfires by clicking here.

Trump adds to his advisers, Cabinet

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated two more people to his list of close advisers, along with one more addition to his cabinet.

Jeff Sessions has been appointed to attorney general, Gen. Mike Flynn has been chosen as national security adviser, and the CIA director position has been offered to Mike Pompeo. The cabinet job, White House chief of staff, was given to Reince Priebus.

You can read more about each person by going to the full article here.

Forbes ranks North Carolina as one of the best places for business

Forbes rolled out its 11th annual “best states for business” and selected five very different states. North Carolina came in at No. 2, beating out states such as Texas, Nebraska and Colorado.

You can read about the top and bottom five states for business here.

Jimmie Johnson wins seventh NASCAR championship

Jimmie Johnson won in stunning fashion Sunday after being held back during pre-race inspection that landed him at the back of the 40-car field at the Miami Speedway.

This puts Johnson at his seventh NASCAR Championship, which ties his career with Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty.