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Obama to speak at BofA stadium during DNC

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President Barack Obama will speak at Bank of America stadium during the 2012 Democratic National Convention in September, planning members of the convention said Tuesday. Full story...
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Perdue wants higher sales tax for education

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Gov. Bev Perdue says her budget proposal for next year will include a temporary sales tax increase to restore education cuts made by the Republican-led General Assembly when they let a similar tax expire last July. Full story...
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Sheriff discusses letter left by NC shooter

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The Montgomery County sheriff says a man who shot and killed three co-workers and injured a fourth thought Hispanic co-workers were discussing him when they talked in Spanish and laughed. Full story...
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Black farmers file for settlement claims in Durham

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Hundreds of black farmers in North Carolina who say they were unfairly denied loans and other assistance for years from the Agriculture Department are taking steps to claim their share of a $1 billion settlement. Full story...
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Groups praise court's decision on NC prayer case

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Backers of a lawsuit over Christian prayers before Forsyth County commission meetings are praising a US Supreme Court decision not to hear an appeal of a judge's order prohibiting the practice. Full story...
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No. 2 NC House leader wants No. 2 exec branch job

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The No. 2 leader in the North Carolina House wants to run for the No. 2 job in the executive branch. Full story...
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Vote could scrap rail service plan near Charlotte

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Iredell County's Commission could derail a plan to bring commuter and freight service along 25 miles of railroad between Mount Mourne and Charlotte. Full story...
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