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Winter is back with snow, bitter cold in NC mountainsWinter is back with snow, bitter cold in NC mtns

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After weeks of warm winter weather, bitterly cold air and snow is spilling into the North Carolina mountains. Full story...
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NC high court to hear case of school bra search

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The case of a teenager who had to untuck her shirt and pull out her bra with her thumb as part of a search for pills at an alternative school in North Carolina is headed to the state Supreme Court. Full story...
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UNCW students react to latest tuition hike

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videoHigher education has a higher price tag. The University of North Carolina Board of Governors voted today to increase tuition for the next school year by more than nine percent. After news of about a nine-percent increase for the upcoming school year, students at UNCW say these tuition hikes are far from fair. Full story...
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2008 Edwards campaign defends 2011 spending

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A lawyer for John Edwards is defending his campaign's 2011 spending, saying the expenses were related to last year's criminal probe of the former presidential candidate and a federal audit. Full story...
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Sen. Stevens of Cary won't seek re-election

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One of the chief-budget writers in the North Carolina Senate will not seek re-election, saying it's time to move to another chapter in his life. Full story...
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NC House panel meets to review death penalty, race

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The first meeting by a General Assembly committee examining death penalty cases and racial bias in North Carolina again shows sharp differences about whether changes to the Racial Justice Act are needed. Full story...
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NC House panel meets to review death penalty, race

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A House committee examining whether North Carolina laws should change based on evidence of racial bias in death penalty cases is holding its first meeting. Full story...
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RJ Reynolds' art collection on sale for 3 days

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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s 7,000-piece collection of artwork, pottery, books, antiques and collectibles from its offices all over the world is going on sale. Full story...
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US Forest Service schedules burn on NC mountain

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The U.S. Forest Service plans to begin a 1,200-acre prescribed burn in the Bearpen Mountain area in of the Pisgah Ranger District in the Pisgah National Forest. Full story...
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Judge delays trial of suspect in NC hiker deaths

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A federal judge has again delayed the death penalty trial of a twice-convicted killer who's charged with killing a couple from Hendersonville in a national forest. Full story...
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NC artist accused of stealing his own paintings

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A North Carolina man accused of stealing paintings from a restaurant is certainly familiar with the works of art at issue; he's the one who painted them. Full story...
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Woman accused of kidnapping newborn to plead guilty

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A prosecutor in a case against a North Carolina woman accused of snatching a newborn from a New York City hospital more than two decades ago says she will plead guilty Friday to criminal charges. Full story...
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McCrory getting campaign fundraising help from SC Governor

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North Carolina governor candidate Pat McCrory is getting more help raising money from a sitting Republican governor, Nikki Haley of South Carolina. Full story...
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New NC law could delay primary runoff by three weeks

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If a leading candidate fails to get more than 40 percent of the vote in a North Carolina primary election race this May, when is the runoff? Full story...
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NC banking regulator overseeing US mortgage deal

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North Carolina's long-time banking commissioner is the choice of America's big banks and attorneys general to make sure a $25 billion settlement over widespread mortgage abuses is carried out. Full story...
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