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BB&T to create 1,700 jobs near Greensboro

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BB&T Corp. says it will create 1,700 new jobs over five years in a large back-office operation near Piedmont Triad International Airport. The bank said Tuesday it has signed a seven-year sublease to take over a former American Express Co. call center in Greensboro. Full story...
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NC high court weighs status of video sweepstakes

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North Carolina's highest court is deciding whether the state can outlaw video sweepstakes parlors as gambling halls, or whether the video screens give the owners constitutional free-speech rights. Full story...
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McCrory keeps to campaign script in NC gov's race

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Democrat Walter Dalton is running out of time to dismantle Republican Pat McCrory's perceived front-runner status on the eve of early voting in the North Carolina governor's race. Full story...
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House of Raeford fined for youth workers

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Federal regulators have fined a North Carolina poultry processor for allowing underage young people to perform dangerous duties. Full story...
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Western NC could be warmest ever this year

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This could be the warmest year on record in the mountains of western North Carolina. Full story...
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Dalton and McCrory debate in NC Governor race

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video The two men vying to be the next governor of North Carolina squared off Tuesday evening in Research Triangle Park. Much of the conversation focused on the taxes in North Carolina and how the candidates would reduce unemployment. Full story...
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Charlotte, feds sign deal to extend light rail

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Officials in Charlotte have signed a deal with the Federal Transit Administration that commits the federal government to pay for half of the construction costs for a $1.16 billion light-rail extension. Full story...
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NC health officials: 46 cases of E. coil from fair

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Health officials in North Carolina say the number of E. coli cases linked to the Cleveland County Fair has climbed to 46. Full story...
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Mrs. Obama urges NC college students to vote early

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Michelle Obama wants North Carolina college students to work hard for her husband, making sure they and their friends cast ballots as the battleground state prepares for early voting. Full story...
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PPP POLL: McCrory leads Dalton by 10 points, Lt. Gov. race a dead heat

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PPP's newest North Carolina poll finds Pat McCrory's lead in the Governor's race holding steady. He's at 47% to 37% for Walter Dalton with Libertarian Barbara Howe at 5%. Those numbers are exactly identical to what they were two weeks ago. Full story...
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