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Archive - Nov 16, 2012

4th red wolf shot since NC loosened coyote hunting

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Federal wildlife officials say a fourth protected red wolf has been shot to death since North Carolina adopted a new rule allowing coyotes to be hunted at night with spotlights. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Friday a red wolf with a radio collar was found Thursday with a suspected gunshot wound north of Fairfield in Hyde County. It's the fourth death of a radio-collared red wolf since September. Full story...
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NC-born Army soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Military officials say an Army soldier from North Carolina has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Friday that 25-year-old Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr. of Rocky Mount died Nov. 13, in Kandahar province. Full story...
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McIntyre defeats Rouzer in race for House District 7

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video The votes have been canvassed and the results are in. The official results show incumbent Mike McIntyre beat challenger David Rouzer in the race for the state's 7th Congressional District. Full story...
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Explore with George: Arts by the Shore 2012

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video Art for the Masses 2012 is going on all day tomorrow at the Burney Center at UNCW. WWAY's George Elliott, still in an artistic mood after yesterday's trip to Arts by the Shore, stopped by there for a preview. Full story...
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Kitchen Scoop: Butternut Squash Bread

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video It's great for this cooler weather and it will be a big hit when the holidays roll around as well. Alicia Ross has a recipe for butternut squash bread in this week's Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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Teacher's arrest sparks cyberbullying

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video Students have turned to Twitter to express their frustrations and a well-intentioned trend may have turned into cyber bullying. Full story...
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McIntyre's edge over Rouzer continues to grow slightly

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video By 4:05 p.m., out of 335,927 votes counted, McIntyre's lead represents 0.16 percent of the total. Those results, though, could still change slightly as vote counts are made official in North Carolina today and submitted to the state Board of Elections. Full story...
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State worker admits stealing more than $17k in Bladen County

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video A former NC Department of Health and Human Services employee avoided jail time by pleading guilty earlier this month to two counts of felony obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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3 North Carolina victims in Texas train crash

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video Officials say three North Carolina men are among the victims of a horrific accident in Texas involving veterans taking part in a parade to honor war heroes. Full story...
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Charged general's wife: Long war hurts families

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The wife of an Army general facing sexual misconduct charges at Fort Bragg has written an opinion piece saying the stresses of a decade of war contributed to several recent high-profile military sex scandals. Full story...
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