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Gov. McCrory tours eastern NC tornado damage

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videoAuthorities say an 11-month-old boy has died from injuries suffered when a tornado struck his home in eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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3 more die from flu in North Carolina

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At least three more people have died from the flu in North Carolina. State health officials said Thursday that the number of flu-related deaths this season has reached 103. Full story...
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NC official warns charters to release salaries

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The director of charter schools in North Carolina is warning the schools they could be punished if they refuse to release public records requests for salary information. Full story...
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McCrory attends Asheville festival amid protests

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has appeared at an Asheville music festival despite initial indications that he would skip the event. Full story...
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Panel says NC should spread pension decisions

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A commission is recommending that North Carolina lawmakers change how the state's $86 billion pension system for teachers and state workers handles investments. Full story...
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Legislative panel wants Common Core stopped in NC

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videoLegislators want to replace new public school academic standards used by North Carolina and more than 40 other states after hearing parents and other groups complain that the Common Core program is controlling curriculum and classrooms. Full story...
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BBQ joint? Restaurant owner faces drug charges

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Police in Gaston County say a barbecue restaurant was selling more than barbecue to some customers. The owner of Smokey's BBQ Restaurant was arrested earlier this week on a variety of marijuana-related charges. Full story...
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NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries

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North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically. Full story...
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NC report: More sought work in March, found jobs

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A new North Carolina jobs report says more people entered the job market in March than in most of the past year, and more people found work. Full story...
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New group to promote NC Republican agenda

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A new conservative-leaning advocacy group in North Carolina plans to promote recent Republican policies in state government while challenging criticism from Democrats and their allies who've opposed the GOP agenda. Full story...
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North Carolina report expands on jobless rate drop, more work

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North Carolina officials are releasing a report offering more details on employment conditions in March, when nearly 20,000 jobs were added and the jobless rate fell to 6.3 percent. Full story...
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Woman charged after car goes into Jacksonville creek with infant in car

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State troopers say a woman distracted while arguing with a passenger drove off a road in Onslow County and into a creek with her 9-month-old baby in the car. Full story...
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North Carolina flu deaths reach 100

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State health officials say 100 people have died from flu in North Carolina this season. Officials said two people died from the flu last week, bringing the deaths from the viral illness to 100. Full story...
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30 arrested in NC on sex trafficking charges

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Police have arrested 30 people in Winston-Salem on sex trafficking charges resulting from an investigation spanning more than four years. Full story...
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NC community college rate break for vets proposed

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges. Full story...
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