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NC governor wants ID before jobless benefits

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Gov. Pat McCrory says the unemployed should be required to show photo identification in person to receive North Carolina jobless benefits. Division chief Dale Folwell says most young people already are required to show a photo ID to their employer when they start their job. Full story...
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Victims of NC eugenics program file claims

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A North Carolina agency is reviewing claims of people who have previously identified themselves as victims of the state's forced sterilization program so they can verify their eligibility for one-time payments from a $10 million compensation fund. Full story...
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NC judge weighs order blocking teacher tenure law

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Public school teachers are asking for quick action from a North Carolina judge to block a law taking effect this summer that eliminates more than 40 years of job protections in favor of employment contracts. Full story...
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Voter rights group says match does not mean fraud

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A North Carolina voter rights advocacy group is warning against using states' voter lists to establish whether fraud is happening. Democracy North Carolina announced the names of four state legislators Monday whose first name, last name and date of birth match active registered voters in other states. Full story...
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Congressional candidate Keith Crisco dies days after primary

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videoKeith Crisco - who was battling former American Idol runner up Clay Aiken for the Democratic nomination in North Carolina's Second Congressional District - died suddenly at his home in Asheboro Monday. Full story...
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NC Board of Election website error caused election day mess

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videoIt's your voice, your vote, but those votes went a little haywire last night due to a program error in the statewide voting results system. Full story...
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McCrory announces raise for teachers, other initiatives

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videoAt a press conference Wednesday at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, Gov. Pat McCrory announced major education initiatives that will include more money for teachers and state employees. Full story...
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Police arrest suspect in Scotty McCreery robbery

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Police in Raleigh have arrested a suspect in the home invasion robbery of country singer Scotty McCreery and his friends. They say 19-year-old old Mikkail Jamal Shaw has been charged with armed robbery and conspiracy after he turned himself in Tuesday night. Full story...
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Tillis wins NC Senate GOP primary, faces Hagan

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Thom Tillis has won North Carolina's Republican Senate primary and will take on Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in November. The state House speaker and favorite of national Republican leaders beat seven other candidates Tuesday. Full story...
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Hagan wins NC Democratic primary for US Senate

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Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan has won her primary for U.S. Senate over two lesser-known opponents. Full story...
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Judge: Groups can participate in NC coal ash cases

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A North Carolina judge says a coalition of environmental groups can participate in the state's enforcement action against Duke Energy for groundwater pollution leeching from the company's coal ash dumps. Full story...
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NC court upholds life sentence for UNC killing

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The state Court of Appeals says the man who was a teenager when he killed UNC student body president Eve Carson should stay behind bars for life. Full story...
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Two men injured when Morehead City boat explodes

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North Carolina officials are investigating after a boat exploded in a marina, forcing two men to a hospital. Full story...
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Leading GOP candidates in final NC Senate debate

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Four leading candidates for North Carolina Republican's nomination for U.S. Senate get one more chance to persuade voters in a statewide television debate one week before primary election day. Full story...
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NC highway marker to honor furniture industry

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A state Highway Historical Marker is being dedicated in High Point to recognize the importance of the furniture industry to North Carolina. Full story...
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