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Archive - Jan 24, 2013

NC lawmaker wants benefit changes to start in July

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A North Carolina state legislator steering an unemployment insurance overhaul bill says the proposal would take effect in July, even though federal emergency jobless benefits for tens of thousands of people could be curtailed in the process. Full story...
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McCrory still undecided on tax reform details

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he's still working through what tax reform plan he'll support and hasn't slammed the door on trying to eliminate the state's income tax. McCrory told reporters Thursday after a speech to North Carolina municipal leaders in Raleigh his administration is examining several tax overhaul options, but he hasn't decided which one he'll choose. Full story...
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Explore with George: Antique Anchor show and sale

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video Can you believe it's been 43 years now for the North Carolina Junior Sororis and North Carolina Sorosis Antique Anchor show and sale? Full story...
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Judge Lewis takes stand in libel case

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video For the second time in two years a jury will be asked tomorrow to distinguish between first amendment rights and libel in a case involving a Brunswick County judge. Full story...
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McCrory says he backs wind farms off NC coast

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video Gov. Pat McCrory is telling the Obama administration that he supports plans that could one day see wind turbine towers poking out of the Atlantic Ocean miles off the North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Future of Brittt Motorsports still up in the air

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video Britt Motorsports filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in October 2011 with plans to stay open, but a sign on its door says the shop is closed with hopes to reopen Feb. 1, and owner Scott Britt was recently arrested in Cumberland County for writing a bad check. Full story...
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NC AG wants to expand investigative grand juries

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North Carolina's attorney general is again seeking the power for prosecutors to call investigative grand juries for public corruption cases, saying the tool makes it easier to look into cases involving powerful people. Full story...
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Malaysian ambassador meets with business leaders in Wilmington

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video The Malaysian ambassador to the United States visited Wilmington today to speak with business leaders about the growing investments in his country. Full story...
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Dalton, McCrory, Perdue committees absolved

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Campaign finance complaints against the campaigns of Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton in their North Carolina gubernatorial race have been dismissed by the State Board of Elections. Full story...
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Fayetteville cop shoots, kills suspect during stop

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Fayetteville police say one of their officers has shot and killed a suspect during a traffic stop. Police spokesman Gavin MacRoberts says the shooting happened shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday when an office pulled over a sports utility vehicle. Full story...
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UNC-CH officials deny underreporting sex assaults

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Officials at North Carolina's flagship public university dispute claims they underreported sexual assaults in 2010 to avoid looking bad. Full story...
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Mansfield drops out of race for NC Dems chairman

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One of the two candidates for North Carolina Democratic Party chairman has dropped out of the race, citing family concerns. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Nuclear mishap in Wayne County field

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On January 24, 1961, a B-52G Stratofortress Bomber carrying two nuclear weapons crashed in rural Wayne County, ten miles northeast of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Full story...
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Ex-NC Gov. Perdue going to Harvard for semester

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video Former North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue will spend her first few months out of office at Harvard University. Full story...
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Cops: SC woman choked man for taking covers in bed

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video A Myrtle Beach woman has been arrested after police say she choked a man for taking too much of the covers in the bed they shared. Full story...
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