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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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NC man convicted of murder as teen won't be tried again
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor has dismissed charges against a man convicted of murder as a teenager and imprisoned 28 years ago, saying there's not enough evidence to re-try the case.
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The Latest: North Carolina board settling voting disputes
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on early voting plans being decided by the North Carolina State Board of Elections (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The North Carolina State Board of Elections is working through conflicts among local election officials unable to agree on early voting schedules adjusted after a ...
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North Carolina seeks interstate designation for US 264
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory says getting a section of a North Carolina highway designated a future interstate would help Greenville with economic development and improved access to East Carolina University and the region. McCrory said Wednesday that the state Department of Transportation will seek federal approval for ...
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N.C. dad commits suicide after killing son, shooting ex-wife
“What’s up everybody? I just killed my (expletive) wife,” Earl Valentine said in his early Tuesday admission video.
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NCAA warns N.C. to repeal HB2 or no championships through 2022
The state of Texas last week passed a bill strikingly similar to HB2, Senate Bill 6.         
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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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No. 25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 4th straight win
RALEIGH, N.C. — V.J. Beachem scored 27 points and hit a career-high seven 3-pointers to help No. 25 Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 81-72 on Saturday in the Wolfpack's first game since the announcement that coach Mark Gottfried is out after the season.Bonzie Colson added 13 points for the Fighting Irish (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who kept themselves in the middle of a crowded race for a top-four finish that would secure a double-round bye in the ACC Tournament.
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No. 10 North Carolina rolls past rival N.C. State
RALEIGH, N.C. – Joel Berry II scored 18 points to help No. 10 North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State 97-73 on Wednesday to stay alone in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.Luke Maye added a career-high 13 points for the Tar Heels (22-5, 10-3), who shot 56 percent while dominating...
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No. 10 North Carolina blows by N.C. State
The Sports Xchange RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina went to a familiar formula by showcasing its inside strength, and that was too much for North Carolina State.
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Rallies supporting end to funding for Planned Parenthood set
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Protesters are slated to gather at Planned Parenthood offices across the Carolinas as well as nationwide to urge Congress and President Donald Trump to strip the agency of all federal funding. The website www.ProtestPP.com says it wants the funding reallocated to health centers that help disadvantaged ...
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Irate mom claims day care worker breastfed her baby
A North Carolina mother says surveillance video at the day care where she works caught another worker breastfeeding her 3-month-old son without permission. Kaycee Oxendine told WTVD-TV in Durham that security footage inside Carrboro Early School showed a woman adjusting her top and bringing Oxendine’s 3-month-old son to her chest to breastfeed him. Oxendine said...
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Mom says she caught day care worker breastfeeding her child
CARRBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mother says surveillance video at the day care where she works caught another worker breastfeeding her 3-month-old son without permission.
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Mom says day care worker breastfed her son
Kaycee Oxendine said when a woman in the nursery offered to breastfeed him, Osendine told them no        
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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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Bill easing class-size limits in early grades considered
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Some North Carolina lawmakers want to respond early this session to worries from local school districts that new class-size restrictions in early grades are too difficult to meet financially. A House education committee scheduled a meeting Tuesday to discuss legislation that would ease the planned maximum ...
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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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‘Worst case scenario’: Water emergency declared in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
An oversupply of fluoride and a water main break in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, resulted in a declared emergency. Without safe drinking water, all restaurants along with a state university and other schools may be closed until Sunday, officials estimate. Read Full Article at RT.com
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$1M bond set for man charged in fatal shooting from garage
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge has set a $1 million bond for a North Carolina man accused of shooting and killing a young black man leaving a neighbor's house party.
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Georgia State football adds HBCU to 2020 schedule

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NC's jobless rate rises slightly to match national average
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's unemployment rate rose slightly in October to 4.9 percent, ending a three-month string during which the state's jobs picture was better than the national average. Data released Friday by the state Commerce Department show North Carolina's jobless rate rose in the weeks before Election ...
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Hurricane Matthew victims get more time to seek FEMA aid
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Hurricane Matthew victims in North Carolina have more time to apply for federal disaster assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said in a news release that it has approved a 31-day extension for applications. Residents now have until Jan. 9, 2017, to register with FEMA. The ...
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The Latest: N Carolina counties won't finish count Friday
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on the counting of provisional and absentee ballots in North Carolina's election (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A complete tally of votes in North Carolina that could affect the close governor's race won't be finished on time because of pending ballot challenges and a ...
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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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