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'Miracle on Hudson' passengers reunite in NC

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The communications headsets that belonged to the captain of the Charlotte-bound "Miracle on the Hudson" and the air traffic controller who tried to help will be part of the Carolinas Aviation Museum. Full story...
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NC historical marker to honor freed black man

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A historical marker will be dedicated for a freed black man who became a successful farmer, carpenter, mechanic and legislator in the Civil War era. Full story...
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MLK event benefits NC museum for 1st black Marines

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Proceeds from a luncheon in Jacksonville celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. will benefit a museum that honors the first black Marines. Full story...
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Man who smuggled gun into NC jail not injured

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Authorities wanted medical officials to evaluate Canton for possible injuries to his rectum, where deputies think he concealed the unloaded .38-caliber, six-barrel revolver. Full story...
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Thousands look on as eagles hatch at NC lake

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Thousands of people watched two eagles hatch in a nest near the top of a tree at Jordan Lake. Full story...
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Perdue seeking loans for NC tornado victims

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Gov. Bev Perdue is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide low-interest loans to residents of Burke and Rutherford counties who suffered losses from this week's tornadoes. Full story...
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NC parks tie record for number of visits

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State officials say visitation to North Carolina's state parks and recreation areas tied a record level last year, with more than 14 million visits. Full story...
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Judge: John Edwards has life-threatening condition

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A federal judge says she has two letters from a cardiologist saying ex-presidential candidate John Edwards has a life-threatening condition that will require surgery in February. Full story...
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Perdue: MLK wouldn't like voter ID, education cuts

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Gov. Bev Perdue says the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be troubled by efforts in North Carolina to require photo identification to vote and by education spending reductions. Full story...
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3 killed at NC lumber company; gunman hurt

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Police say a gunman who opened fire at a lumber company targeted four of his co-workers, killing three of them and critically injuring the other person. Full story...
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9 NC charter school bids approved for next step

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Nine proposed charter schools have gotten the approval of a North Carolina state panel reviewing whether they would be ready to operate this fall. Full story...
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Perdue paying more for plane use for politics

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Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign has been paying more recently for flights on North Carolina state aircraft when she's attended political events as she seeks re-election this year. Full story...
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UNC leader wants tuition hike less than 10 percent

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University of North Carolina system President Tom Ross is recommending tuition and fee increases of less than 10 percent. Full story...
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MLK weekend for NC workers begins with observance

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North Carolina state workers will begin the Rev. Martin Luther King holiday weekend with the annual observance of the civil rights leader's accomplishments and how public employees are living out a legacy of improving race and human relations. Full story...
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NC mail gets through despite wreck

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Neither rain, nor sleet, nor overturned tractor trailer. Full story...
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