NAACP: GOP-drawn lines disenfranchise black voters
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 11:58am.

A legal motion by a coalition of civil rights groups claims voting districts drafted by the Republican-dominated North Carolina legislature disenfranchises black voters and asks a state court to declare the lines unconstitutional.

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Jury awards NC couple $1.7M in unborn son's death
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 5:44pm.

A jury has awarded a Charlotte couple $1.7 million in a lawsuit against a local restaurant in connection with a head-on collision that killed the couple's unborn son.

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5 dead from rare meningitis, FDA warns against drug maker
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 2:22pm.

video An outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has spread to North Carolina. The fungal meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroid injections given for back pain.

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Teacher turnover up: 1 in 8 NC teachers left jobs
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 2:13pm.

The rate of North Carolina teachers leaving their jobs increased slightly last year to nearly one out of eight working in the classroom.

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12-year-old girl back with father in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 8:06am.

A Carteret County girl who was the focus of an Amber Alert last month is home with her father. Robert Lefevers says his daughter is doing well after going to Florida with a registered sex offender.

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Greensboro exhibit highlights presidential visits
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 3:07am.

An exhibit about presidential visits to Greensboro is continuing at the city's historical museum through the day on which either President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will be inaugurated.

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Mother of ECU coed killed in wreck sues sorority
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 10:48pm.

The mother of an East Carolina University student killed in a wreck is suing a sorority, citing hazing as a factor in her daughter's death.

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Dalton is aggressor in opening NC governor debate
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 10:46pm.

The campaign for North Carolina governor revved up as Democrat Walter Dalton went on the offensive against Republican Pat McCrory in their first televised debate this fall on issues of taxes and race.

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This Day in NC History: Thomas Wolfe born in Asheville
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:39pm.

On October 3, 1900, Thomas Wolfe, the famed writer from Asheville, was born. Wolfe attended public schools in Asheville for seven years while living in his mother’s boardinghouse with the rest of his family.

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Dewey Hill leads Democrats backing Republican McCrory
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 3:28pm.

video State Rep. Dewey Hill is one of the leaders of a statewide coalition of Democratic leaders backing Republican Pat McCrory for governor, McCrory's campaign said today.

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