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NC town's former mayor killed in deadly crash
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 9:36pm.

A South Carolina man is being charged with leading police on a chase they say ended when his car slammed into another vehicle, killing two people, including a former Belmont mayor.

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Sen. Kay Hagan opposes amendment to prohibit gay marriage
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 8:50pm.

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is against a proposed constitutional amendment that would prohibit gay marriage in North Carolina because she says it would harm the state's ability to recruit business and jobs and have negative consequences for families and children.

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Changes to NC pollution control program considered
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 8:04am.

A state environmental program designed to protect residents from exposure to dangerous chemicals could get scaled back if some business interests and Republican legislators have their way.

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Alexander County jail guard accused of theft
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 8:01am.

A guard at the Alexander County juvenile jail has been accused of more than 60 counts of theft.

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Perdue: No-interest Irene loan for 2 NC counties
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 7:59am.

Gov. Beverly Perdue is making a no-interest state loan available to repair two schools and other public buildings in Tyrrell and Pamlico counties damaged during Hurricane Irene last August.

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Duke Energy, Progress Energy file new merger plan
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 7:58am.

Duke Energy and Progress Energy are taking a third stab at a deal that would create the largest U.S. electric company, offering to spend up to $150 million to reduce competition concerns.

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Another GOP candidate files for NC governor's race
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 10:04pm.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory's first primary opponent hasn't been in elected office before and believes local government property taxes should be replaced with some other revenue source.

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