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Fayetteville Vet Center moving to new location

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Fayetteville Vet Center moving to new location. New location will be open January 26. Full story...
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Business owner: Wilmington needs to pay for water damage

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video A downtown Wilmington business owner says he's having issues with water in his building. They are issues that he says have cost him thousands of dollars. The city of Wilmington is trying to fix it, but is that enough? Full story...
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Judge probes if NC schools move weakens learning standard

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A top North Carolina school official says a change that describes children as on-track in their learning progress though they still need help is part of setting higher academic expectations. Superior Court Judge Howard Manning Jr. held a hearing Wednesday to look into whether state education officials are obeying their constitutional obligation to give every North Carolina child the opportunity to have a sound, basic education. Full story...
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NHC Planning Commission meet about proposed cell tower

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videoThe New Hanover County Planning Commission met tonight to discuss a cell tower off of Middle Sound Road Thursday night. Full story...
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Lawmakers to ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear appeal on same-sex marriage

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North Carolina legislative leaders say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to quickly hear their appeal seeking to reverse lower-court rulings that legalized gay marriage in the state. Full story...
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Tobacco companies criticize federal judge

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Tobacco companies say they are being forced by a federal judge to inaccurately call themselves unscrupulous villains who continue to deceive the American public. In an appeals court filing Wednesday, the industry says the statements ordered by the judge in a government lawsuit would only trigger public anger against the companies and should be scrapped. Full story...
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Boehner shunned by 2 NC House members for speaker's post

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Two House Republicans from North Carolina declined to support John Boehner for a third term as speaker. Tuesday's televised roll call for the speaker's election had Reps. Walter Jones from the 3rd District and Mark Meadows of the 11th District each voting for Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida. Webster received the most votes from about 25 GOP defections to someone other than Boehner, who still won the speaker's job. Full story...
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Commissioners renew support for film program

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission had their first meeting of 2015 this afternoon. Monday they passed a resolution in support of the film industry. Full story...
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Former NC lawmaker attempting to have case dismissed

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A former North Carolina lawmaker convicted on a dozen federal counts is trying to get his case dismissed. WRAL in Raleigh reports attorneys for former Rep. Stephen LaRoque allege prosecutors improperly extended the term of the grand jury that indicted him. Full story...
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NC governor says incentives are top priority early in session

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Gov. Pat McCrory says the legislature needs to act early this year to refresh North Carolina's economic incentives offerings because he lacks tools needed when pitching North Carolina to company executives. McCrory told a new year's business economic forum Monday he wants lawmakers to develop a "strategic incentive program" with changes "in a matter of weeks" if the state wants recent job announcements to continue. The legislative session isn't expected to begin in earnest until Jan. 28. Full story...
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