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Golden LEAF holds $50M to support auto manufacturing plant

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The board of directors of the Golden LEAF Foundation says it's reserved $50 million to provide support for the location of an automobile manufacturing facility in North Carolina. Full story...
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Early-session spending bill approved by NC Senate

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The state Senate supports making spending changes to help a panel reviewing public school academic standards do its work and so a rule-making body can defend itself in a lawsuit against the State Board of Education. The chamber voted Wednesday in favor of a bill that locates $275,000 to operate the committee recommending changes by the end of the year to Common Core. The vote was 38-11. Full story...
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McCrory wants lawmakers to borrow, raise teacher base pay

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videoNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory wants legislators to let the state borrow roughly $2.5 billion for transportation and government infrastructure and to fulfill their promise to raise base teacher pay to $35,000 this fall. McCrory's office released goals Wednesday night as he delivered his second State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly. Full story...
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RadioShack store closes in Wilmington

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videoThe Cape Fear has one less RadioShack location. Full story...
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North Carolina parks set attendance record

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North Carolina's state parks set an attendance record last year. The state Division of Parks and Recreation says attendance at its parks increased 10 percent last year from 2013. The agency said parks attracted 15.6 million visitors in 2014. Full story...
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Audit: Failed NC charter school mismanaged taxpayer funds

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North Carolina's state auditor says a failed Kinston charter school got nearly $700,000 in taxpayer funds in 2013 despite years of financial mismanagement and inflated expected student enrollment to get more than it was due. State auditors said Wednesday they looked into the finances of Kinston Charter Academy after it closed in September 2013. Full story...
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BB&T apologizes for problem that emptied customer accounts

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BB&T Corp. is apologizing for a processing problem that caused some customer accounts to show incorrect balances or zero funds The Winston-Salem-based bank posted an apology on its Facebook page Wednesday, adding that it fixed the problem, corrected account balances and refunded overdraft fees. Full story...
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Local women's club hosts annual antique show

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video The Wilmington Antique Show and Sale is held every last full weekend of January in the Coastline Conference & Event Center. The proceeds from the event will be used to help many local organizations and charities. Full story...
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CastleBranch to hold job fair Friday

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Wilmington-based CastleBranch is holding a job fair Friday. Full story...
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Supreme Court won't hear dispute over debit card fees

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The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge from retailers who claim the Federal Reserve allows banks to charge businesses too much for handling debit card transactions. Full story...
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