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NC tests probe whether gas fracking pollutes water
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 12/01/2011 - 7:51am.

North Carolina will be a testing case to help determine whether a natural gas drilling method called fracking contaminates drinking water supplies.

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Protesters interrupt speech by Wells Fargo CEO
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 10:00pm.

Protesters in North Carolina disrupted a speech by the head of one of America's biggest banks, and at least a dozen were escorted from the talk.

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2 with ties to Perdue surrender at Wake jail
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:29pm.

Two people with close ties to Gov. Bev Perdue have surrendered at the Wake County jail on charges related to campaign finance violations.

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NC students headed for school year 5 days longer
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:27pm.

The academic year for North Carolina's public school students is set to get five days longer next year. Members of the state Board of Education said Wednesday a new state law taking away teacher training time and replacing it with five more classroom days should take effect with the new school year in August.

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Preacher Billy Graham admitted to NC hospital
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 5:25pm.

A spokesman for the Rev. Billy Graham says the famous evangelist has been taken to a hospital near his home in North Carolina for treatment of his lungs.

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NC food distribution center will create 35 jobs
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 8:02am.

The Save-A-Lot company will open a new food distribution center in Lexington that will create at least 35 new jobs and supply the company's stores within a 150-mile radius.

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No charges against NC teacher in assault case
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 7:37am.

Prosecutors say no charges will be filed against a Clay County teacher who tied a student to a chair and taped the child's mouth shut.

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