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Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

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For Robert McCauley, the scandal at Veterans Affairs medical centers has touched a nerve. The 67-year-old retired sergeant says he's heard complaints from friends about the long wait to see doctors. Full story...
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NC judge agrees agent's firing should be upheld

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An administrative law judge says the state's firing of a North Carolina crime lab agent linked to dozens of misreported lab results should be upheld. The judge ruled Tuesday the State Bureau of Investigation met its burden of proof for just cause to dismiss Duane Deaver in 2011. Deaver had petitioned the Office of Administrative Hearings to get his job back. Full story...
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Fayetteville man accused of beating grandfather over $5

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Authorities in Cumberland County are accusing a Fayetteville man of beating his handicapped grandfather after an argument over $5. The sheriff's office says 18-year-old Michael Allen Jackson was angered when his grandfather refused to give him the money. Full story...
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Brubaker ranked leading lobbyist at NC legislature

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The top leader in the North Carolina House during the mid-1990s is now atop a nonpartisan group's list of the General Assembly's most influential lobbyists. The North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research announced Tuesday that Republican Harold Brubaker ranked No. 1 on the list during the 2013 session. Full story...
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Charlotte considers millions on Hornets arena

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The city of Charlotte is considering a plan to spend about $30 million to make improvements at Time Warner Cable Area, home of the NBA's Hornets. Staffers told Charlotte City Council on Monday the money would come from two hospitality taxes. City council is expected to take a first vote on the proposal at a meeting Sept. 8. Full story...
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Charlotte approves incentive deal for Sealed Air

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Charlotte City Council has approved an incentive package for Sealed Air Corp., which announced last month it's moving its headquarters from New Jersey to North Carolina. Full story...
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Spring Lake man convicted in toddler's death

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A jury has convicted a Cumberland County man of first-degree murder in the beating death of his 16-month old son two years ago. The sheriff's office says 31-year old Evans Aine II of Spring Lake also was convicted Monday of felony child abuse and sentenced to life without parole. Full story...
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