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Records: Man accused of crash that killed four had prior traffic charges

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videoThe man accused of causing a quadruple-fatal crash in Onslow County over the weekend was supposed to be in court Monday on prior charges, including reckless driving and DWI. Full story...
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NC judge hears lawsuits over private school grants

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A North Carolina judge is evaluating a new law that would let taxpayer money be used by low-income parents to send their children to private or religious schools. Full story...
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Flu claims 7 more lives in NC, total reaches 64

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State health officials say seven more people have died from the flu in North Carolina, bringing the total number of deaths for this season to 64. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

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A Camp Lejeune marine stationed in Afghanistan is dead due to injuries suffered from an IED. The Heartland Worship Center in Kentucky posted Saturday morning on Facebook that 36-year-old Aaron Torian, husband and father of three, was critically injured by an IED during patrol. Full story...
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US investigates NC environment agency

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Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into North Carolina's environmental agency following a massive coal ash spill on the Dan River. Full story...
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NC, local elections boards closed due to storm

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videoCandidates for state or local office may have to wait a little longer to officially file for office while a winter storm lingers in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC woman killed in wreck possibly linked to snow

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The NC Highway Patrol says a traffic accident which killed a Carthage woman may be related to the weather. Full story...
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NC leaders pledge more pay for new teachers; veteran teachers left waiting

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videoFor months north carolina teachers have been wearing Red for Ed. Today the governor and other top leaders promised more green for new teachers. The goal is to keep good young teachers in the classroom, but one local educator says the raise does not fix the problem with veteran teacher pay. Full story...
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Student shot at school in Salisbury

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Salisbury police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon at Salisbury High School. The shooting occurred outside the gym after classes dismissed for the day, police said. Full story...
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YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE: 2014 candidate filing period begins today

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videoSome campaigns began months ago, but the start of the candidate filing season means the election season officially opens in North Carolina. Full story...
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AG Cooper to appeal ruling on part of abortion law

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says he's decided to appeal a federal court ruling that struck down part of a law requiring abortion providers to describe an ultrasound to women seeking to terminate a pregnancy. Full story...
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Officials discuss legislation over NC-SC border

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video Officials are trying to figure out how to minimize the impact of their work now that they have finished a modern survey of the state line between South Carolina and North Carolina. Full story...
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NC board ends operations for 2 charter schools

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North Carolina's statewide school board is forcing two charter schools to close after reviews found poor academic performance and financial problems at each. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines among units departing for 8-month deployment

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About 2,400 Marines and sailors with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit are leaving North Carolina for an eight-month deployment in the Mediterranean, Persian Gulf and waters off northeastern Africa. Full story...
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Local tests to show 3rd-grade reading skill OK'd

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video North Carolina school districts will be able to use their own third-grade reading tests in hopes of avoiding a lengthy series of personal exams that superintendents said could consume huge chunks of teaching time this spring. Full story...
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