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North Carolina wins Race to the Top—Early Learning Challenge Grant

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While the exact amount of the grant will be announced later, the state's application was for approximately $70 million. North Carolina's grant will allow the state to strengthen efforts to ensure that all children are able to start kindergarten with a strong foundation for future learning. Full story...
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NC serial killer's lawyer says confession coerced

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Defense attorneys are asking a North Carolina appeals court to reconsider the life prison sentence for a serial killer. Full story...
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Agencies agree on bridges for NC 12 breaches

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State and federal officials agree that bridges are the best long-term solutions for breaches in N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island that were created by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Trial in UNC student leader's death nears end

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The conclusion is near in the trial of a man accused of murdering University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson. Full story...
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NC symposium will address issue of fracking

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The North Carolina League of Municipalities is hosting a symposium about a natural gas drilling method called fracking. Full story...
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Pace of resolving NC map lawsuits heard in court

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The pace and method for refereeing lawsuits challenging North Carolina's redrawn legislative and congressional seats are the focus of the first court hearing on the Republican-written redistricting plans. Full story...
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City of Burlington train christened for NC line

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The newest locomotive for the North Carolina Transportation Department has been named for Burlington. Full story...
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