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Etheridge makes clear views on NC taxes, amendment

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North Carolina governor candidate Bob Etheridge says he supports a temporary sales tax increase for education and opposes passage of a constitutional amendment that would limit marriage and other relationships. Full story...
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One westbound lane of I-40 open at rockslide site

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Tennessee transportation officials say westbound Interstate 40 traffic near the North Carolina state line will remain constricted to one lane for at least another month. Full story...
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NC judges don't dismiss map lawsuits entirely

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A three-judge panel says a pair of lawsuits challenging North Carolina's new boundaries for congressional and legislative seats can move forward. Full story...
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Woman killed during home robbery

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Burlington police say they've charged a man with first-degree murder after robbers burst into an apartment and left a 21-year-old woman dead. Full story...
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Developers plan Chinatown outside Raleigh

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A North Carolina developer is planning to turn a nearly deserted outlet mall across Interstate 40 from Raleigh-Durham International Airport into a center of Chinese commerce Full story...
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Teens girls lead Charlotte police on Uptown chase

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Police say three teen girls stole a car at gunpoint, then led officers on a chase through Charlotte's busy Uptown streets before crashing the vehicle. Full story...
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Woman shot with Taser after blocking NC drive-thru

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Cumberland County deputies say they used a Taser on a woman who blocked the drive-thru at a McDonalds for 20 minutes after employees refused to serve her because she broke in line. Full story...
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NC group hosts 'Ask a Lawyer Day' across the state

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North Carolina residents looking for legal advice on a tight budget may have a source to help them out. Full story...
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Fayetteville police officer recovering after car crash

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A Fayetteville police officer is recovering from injuries suffered in a car crash while responding to a report of a breaking and entering. Full story...
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Man lies about being robbed by fake cop

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Cherokee County deputies say a 77-year-old man made up a story that he was pulled over and robbed by a fake police officer because he was trying to get money to keep from being evicted. Full story...
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Testimony continues in Racial Justice Act hearing

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A Tufts University professor is testifying in the first evidentiary hearing involving North Carolina's Racial Justice Act about what he calls unconscious or implicit racism. Full story...
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NC Catholics say play insults the Virgin Mary

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Charlotte Roman Catholics led by Bishop Peter Jugis are protesting the production of a play they say is insulting to the Virgin Mary. Full story...
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Woman charged in beheading plot to appear in court

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A Raleigh school administrator accused of paying a hit man to behead three witnesses in a North Carolina terrorism case is due in federal court. Full story...
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Former US Rep. Bob Etheridge joining race for NC governor

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Former US Rep. Bob Etheridge is entering the Democratic race for North Carolina governor. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: McCrory looks to fix 'broken' government, economy as governor

Republican Pat McCrory brought his campaign for governor to Wilmington Thursday. Before heading to a campaign rally, he visited WWAY to talk about the race for the state's highest office, including how Bev Perdue not seeking re-election affects things, questions about the money he's made since leaving office as Charlotte Mayor and what he sees as the biggest issues facing North Carolina.

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