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Former headmaster accuses Nicholas Sparks of being racist, homophobic
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:33pm.

videoBest-selling author Nicholas Sparks is being sued by a former Jewish headmaster of his school in New Bern, who accuses him of being a homophobic, anti-Semitic racist, according to a lawsuit.

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NC chief justice discusses overturned murder cases
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:30pm.

North Carolina's chief justice says the reversal of two convictions in a Robeson County murder illustrates the dangers of an underfunded criminal justice system.

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North Carolina considers changing grading scale
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:02pm.

North Carolina education leaders are considering changing the grading scale for high schools in the state.

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Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin Wednesday
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:05pm.

New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October. All or portions of more than 20 pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly take effect beginning Wednesday.

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Samaritan's Purse to provide Ebola relief supplies
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00pm.

A North Carolina-based Christian relief organization is flying about 100 tons of supplies to west African nations struggling to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The Rev. Franklin Graham, president and CEO of Samaritan's Purse, outlined the mission at a news conference Wednesday at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

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Rand Paul in NC to help Tillis
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 6:57pm.

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says there are many libertarian values that North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis represents that should attract many like-minded people to vote for him over Democrat Kay Hagan this fall.

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Judge issues gag order in case of 5 slain SC kids
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 6:51pm.

A judge has issued a gag order in the case of a South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children. Local media outlets report Wednesday that Circuit Judge Thomas Russo approved the step in the case of Timothy Ray Jones Jr.

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