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Fort Bragg commander approves Hennis conviction, death sentence

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Fort Bragg's acting commander has approved the conviction and death sentence imposed on Timothy Hennis after a court-martial in April 2010. Hennis, a former Fort Bragg soldier, was convicted of killing a woman and two of her daughters in Fayetteville in 1985. Full story...
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Defunct NC airline's deal means wages may be paid

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A mediation deal is increasing the chances that more than 400 former employees of a defunct North Carolina charter airline and jet maintenance company will collect their back pay. Full story...
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Health officials report outbreak of norovirus in several NC counties

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North Carolina public health officials are advising people how to avoid the norovirus after several counties reported outbreaks of the illness last month. Full story...
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Caterpillar expanding Clayton plant, adding nearly 200 jobs

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Gov. Beverly Perdue says Caterpillar Inc. will expand its manufacturing plant in Clayton, adding almost 200 jobs over five years and investing $33 million. Full story...
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Bowles weighing bid for NC governor

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Erskine Bowles served as chief of staff in Bill Clinton's White House, led the University of North Carolina system and co-chaired a national bipartisan commission that recommended tough choices to close the budget deficit. Full story...
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UNC Charlotte hosts US diplomat George Mitchell

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A former U.S. senator and peace envoy to world trouble spots is reflecting about the Middle East for a North Carolina audience. Full story...
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Group to discuss plans to help Greenville workers

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A coalition that supports Greenville public works employees about their working conditions will discuss its plans to help the workers. Full story...
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Lawmakers hold meeting on NC sterilization program

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Two North Carolina lawmakers will take questions about whether the state should compensate thousands of people it surgically stopped from having children, and if so who should collect and how much. Full story...
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Durham schools resist new charter, lost funds

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A proposed charter school in Durham is being opposed by local public school leaders. Full story...
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NC Senators ask why information in report of contaminated water at Camp Lejeune is missing

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Both North Carolina senators and other members of Congress want to know why information was removed from a report on drinking water contamination at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Rep. Alice Bordsen will not seek re-election

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A North Carolina state House member says a decade is long enough in the General Assembly and she won't seek re-election. Full story...
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Shuler says he won't run for NC governor in 2012

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Another Democratic elected official has said no to running for North Carolina governor - this time US Rep. Heath Shuler. Full story...
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Charlotte Mayor Foxx passing on NC governor run

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Charlotte's Democratic mayor says he isn't running for North Carolina governor. Full story...
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Burr one of two votes against Congressional insider trading bill

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North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr was one of two votes Monday against a bill that would make it clear that insider trading laws apply to lawmakers. Full story...
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Stakes high for NC as airlines scout more mergers

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Signs of more airline industry consolidation are raising questions about the US Airways hub that's key to luring businesses to the Charlotte area. Full story...
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