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Wilmington 10 group to deliver more than 14,000 signatures, Saffo apology to governor

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video Wilmington 10 member Willie Earl Vereen and a group of supporters, including many from Wilmington, will deliver more than 14,000 petition signatures requesting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10, to the governor's office in Raleigh today. Full story...
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NAACP presents more evidence it hopes will get Wilmington 10 pardon

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video This morning the NAACP took its Wilmington 10 pardon campaign to Chapel Hill in an effort to prove its case. The Wilmington 10 were convicted in 1971 of arson and conspiracy. They are now asking Gov. Bev Perdue for a pardon. Full story...
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NC council approves lease to create Dix park

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The North Carolina Council of State has approved a plan to convert the Dorothea Dix Hospital campus in Raleigh into a new city park. Full story...
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NAACP discusses Wilmington 10 prosecutor's notes

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video The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says newly discovered notes by the prosecutor in the Wilmington 10 case show he engaged in racial profiling to select 12 people more likely to convict the suspects. Full story...
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NC to build state-federal online insurance market

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North Carolina's version of a new one-stop shop to help people buy affordable health insurance will be run partly by the state and partly by the federal government. Full story...
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GOP worried about NC pre-K expansion finances

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Republican legislative leaders are upset with how outgoing Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue's administration is spending money to expand pre-kindergarten for thousands of additional children through next summer. Full story...
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NC rushes on deadline for online insurance market

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North Carolina officials are rushing ahead of a looming deadline on how to create a new one-stop online shop to help people buy affordable health insurance. Full story...
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Perdue seeks SBA aid for Sandy victims on coast

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Gov. Bev Perdue is requesting assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration for Dare County to help residents who suffered damage from Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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Officials: Effigies parked at NC early voting site

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North Carolina election officials have asked prosecutors to investigate reports of a trailer parked at an early voting site that held effigies of former and current elected officials with nooses around their necks. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue hasn't yet emptied campaign coffers

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North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue has not yet emptied her campaign fund as the closing of the campaign season and her administration approaches. Full story...
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Perdue issues State of Emergency ahead of Sandy

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Gov. Bev Perdue has issued a State of Emergency for eastern North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy heads north toward the coast. The declaration goes into effect Saturday for 33 eastern North Carolina counties. A tropical storm warning is in effect from Nags Head to the South Carolina border. Full story...
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Perdue moves $20M to expand NC Pre-K to 6,300 more

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Gov. Bev Perdue is moving again into disputed territory with the Republican-led Legislature, shifting $20 million to accommodate up to another 6,300 youngsters by January in the state's pre-kindergarten academic enrichment program. Full story...
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NC women's report finds improvements, challenges

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A report on how North Carolina women are faring says they're participating more in politics and are narrowing their income gap with men, but they still face obstacles to health care and benefits that would help them thrive in the workforce. Full story...
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Perdue says she's proud of voter ID veto

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North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says vetoing a bill that would have required photo identification to vote at the polls is one of her proudest accomplishments as governor. Full story...
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New NC lab, medical examiner's office to open

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North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue is scheduled to cut the ribbon on a new facility to house the State Laboratory of Public Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Full story...
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