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Archive - 2012

Father who helped son finish Olympic race to carry torch

Twenty years after helping his injured son cross the finish line in Barcelona, Jim Redmond has been selected to carry the Olympic flame during the torch relay ahead of the London Games. Full story...

NC panel: Sterilization victims should get $50K

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A task force is recommending that people who were sterilized against their will under an old North Carolina state program be paid $50,000 each in compensation. Full story...
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Opposition voiced against Charlotte protest rules

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Some opponents of protest-limiting ordinances in Charlotte got a police response for overstaying their turn at a microphone. Full story...
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NC judge delays Latin Kings gang rackets trial

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A federal judge is postponing a racketeering trial for six North Carolina gang members, including one who ran for Greensboro City Council. Full story...
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NC firefighters fired after stun gun incident

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A Rowan County fire department's chief and his assistant are out after investigators say they used a stun gun to repeatedly shock an 18-year-old junior firefighter at a Christmas party. Full story...
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VIDEO BLOG: Severe Weather potential for Wed. Cold air coming back!

Hard to believe it, but again in the dead of winter we'll be looking at a severe weather threat.

Raleigh man to be sentenced on gun export charges

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A former U.S. Marine who smuggled dozens of pistols into the United Kingdom is scheduled to be sentenced in a federal court in Greenville. Full story...
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NC panel to recommend sterilization compensation

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A North Carolina committee is scheduled to recommend financial compensation for the hundreds of living victims of the state's eugenics-based sterilization program. Full story...
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NC man pleads guilty to crop fraud

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A Columbus County man has pleaded guilty to federal crop insurance fraud. Full story...
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NC AG argues Duke wants too much in rate increase

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North Carolina's attorney general is taking a stand against Duke Energy's proposed electricity rate increase. Full story...
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NC starts, is delayed in Race to Top school reform

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The US Education Department says North Carolina's progress on changing education in line with a $400 million federal grant is slowed by state education officials underestimating the time needed to get going. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Documents show what led to possible Berger home foreclosure

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video Documents filed last week show steps are being taken to foreclose on Berger's home. We also have paperwork that proves his ex-girlfriend, who is also listed on the deed, has been trying to sell or rent the home, but Berger has been less than cooperative. Full story...
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Police arrest man wanted for breaking and entering

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Police have arrested a wanted man. Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies arrested 27-year-old Frederick Corbitt Pence. Police found Pence at a home in Ash around 6 p.m. Monday. Full story...
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Cape Fear politicians react to request for delay in NC primary election

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video The debate over redistricting continues. Groups suing over new re-districting maps say the state's May 8 primary should be delayed until judges decide whether the boundaries are unconstitutional. Full story...
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Automatic teacher dues billl blocked for now

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A judge for now has blocked a new law from taking effect that stops members of North Carolina's leading teacher lobbying group from having their dues removed automatically from paychecks. Full story...
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