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North Carolina board makes measured choices on voting plans
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Republican-controlled Board of Elections took a measured approach Thursday to settling local quarrels over early voting plans, refusing to expand voting on Sundays this fall but increasing access to the ballot in counties where…
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1 killed; 1 hurt after car stuck on tracks is hit by train
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died after a car broke down on train tracks in North Carolina and was hit by an oncoming train.
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Virginia voters select Fairfax City mayor, House delegate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Fairfax City Councilmember David L. Meyer has been elected mayor in a special election. According to unofficial results posted on the Department of Elections website Tuesday night, Meyer received 1,644 votes, or 42 percent, with 100 percent of the precincts reporting. Former Mayor R. Scott Silverthorne ...
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Attorney: NC novelist reaches plea deal in 2001 murder case
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The attorney for a North Carolina novelist set to be retried for his wife's 2001 death says they've made a plea deal to bring the case to an end.
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2 officers attacked by inmate at North Carolina prison
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A prison spokesman in North Carolina says an inmate and two correctional officers he attacked suffered no serious injuries.
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NCAA reportedly on the verge of blackballing North Carolina for years over 'bathroom bill'
North Carolina already has lost out on hosting a number of sporting events because of House Bill 2, which mandates that transgender people use the bathroom corresponding with their birth gender in state-run facilities and bans the state's municipalities from enacting anti-discrimination policies....
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Company to bring distribution plant, 315 jobs to Kansas
EDGERTON, Kan. (AP) - A Wisconsin-based hardware and home improvement company plans to consolidate two distribution plants into a single facility in Edgerton. The Kansas Commerce Department says the move by Spectrum Brands Hardware and Home Improvement will bring 315 jobs to Kansas. The department said Friday that Spectrum will ...
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Winston-Salem company could be fined after spill kills fish
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - A company could be fined by state regulators after a rupture at a Winston-Salem plant dumped red dye into a creek, killing some fish and prompting a warning for people to avoid the water. The spill occurred at Hanes Dye & Finishing Co. on Tuesday morning ...
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Ex-mayor pleads guilty to $61K theft from tiny Maryland town
The former mayor of a tiny Eastern Shore town has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $61,000 in town funds. The Office of the State Prosecutor said in a statement Thursday that former Marydel Mayor Deborah Rowe pleaded guilty to theft scheme, misconduct in office and forgery Census records show...
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Wake Forest University naming dorm for poet Maya Angelou
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Wake Forest University is naming a new residence hall in honor of famous former faculty member Maya Angelou. The private university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, said Friday the five-story building now under construction will house more than 200 first-year students when it opens in January 2017. ...
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The Latest: Governor offers reward in North Carolina fires
TIGER, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in the Southeast (all times local): 5:30 p.m. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the state is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for setting wildfires in the western ...
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Here’s how you can watch Saints-Panthers ‘TNF’ in Las Vegas
Week 11 of the NFL regular season kicks off tonight with the New Orleans Saints visiting the Carolina Panthers for Thursday Night Football.
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Law professor urged motorists to run down Charlotte protesters
Twitter suspended the professor's Instapundit account after posting the inflammatory tweet.
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9 people injured, 44 arrested in Charlotte night riots - police chief
The second night of violent protests in Charlotte resulted in 9 people injured and 44 arrested, according to the city's police chief. He refused to make public the tape of the fatal police shooting of a black man that led to protests. Read Full Article at
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National Guard patrols Charlotte after 2nd night of violence
Mayor to view video of fatal police shooting of a black man.       
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N.C. governor declares state of emergency after another night of violence in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After a second night of violent demonstrations here that left one man clinging to life and several businesses damaged, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency just before midnight Wednesday and sent the National Guard and state troopers to assist local police.
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State of Emergency: Charlotte protests continue for second night
Police responded to a call at about 8:30 p.m. ET Wednesday night and discovered a person with an apparent gunshot wound.         
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N.C. Gov. declares state of emergency following violent Charlotte protests
The protests come in the wake of a police-involved shooting that left an African American man, dead.        
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The Latest: City to release statement on police shooting
The Charlotte police chief says officers gave 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott multiple warnings to drop a handgun before fatally shooting him
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Newton: There needs to be accountability in police shooting
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - While Cam Newton called the latest police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina "embarrassing," the Carolina Panthers quarterback says he's not rushing to any judgments until he has more information. Speaking at his weekly press conference Wednesday, the league MVP said, "My big thing is holding people ...
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Clashes, tear gas, cops injured after 'disabled, unarmed' black man shot dead by Charlotte police
Details of Keith Lamont Scott's shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina, are in dispute as protests and clashes break out and police deploy tear gas. Officers say Scott aroused suspicion after being seen with a gun, but others claim all he had was a book. Read Full Article at
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Violence erupts in N. Carolina
Protests erupted in North Carolina after a police officer shot one man while serving a warrant for a different man at an apartment complex in Charlotte.
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Duke Energy offers solar panels for schools in lawsuit deal
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Duke Energy is looking for 10 North Carolina schools that want rooftop solar power panels they can use to teach about renewable energy. The country's largest electric company said Tuesday it will spend $300,000 to install the solar panels, provide monitoring equipment, and give training and ...
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Charlotte not budging on ordinance that spurred N. Carolina bathroom law
But Charlotte must first repeal its anti-discrimination protections, he says, and the mayor refuses.
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Man with machete chases after clown spotted near woods in NC
A witness told police that a person wearing a scary clown mask, red curly wig, yellow dotted shirt, blue clown pants and clown shoes exited the woods by an apartment complex around 10 a.m. Tuesday.
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NBC overnight rating for Broncos-Panthers down slightly
NBC drew an overnight TV rating of 16.5 rating/29 share (16.5 percent of households tuned in and 29 percent of households with TVs in use watched) for the Broncos' season-opening victory against the Panthers on Thursday.
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