A Raleigh newspaper was the first to carry the story. The Charlotte Observer still carried a chat on the matter a few minutes ago. The Raleigh link is here. Around 9:10 PM, CNN and MSNBC flashed an AP headline that the measure had passed, without links to stories. (By the way, the AP's own site no longer carries stories, only member papers do.)
Polls show that many North Carolina voters didn't understand the "civil union" part. The text of the measure is on Ballotpedia here.
here. The pastor tried to half-recant the sermon on the show tonight.