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NC Museum of History opens Girl Scout exhibit

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A new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History commemorates the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA -- complete with an older recipe for its famous cookies. Full story...
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Man, woman found dead in Buncombe County

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A man and woman have been found dead in a home in Buncombe County. Full story...
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Gastonia to try goats to fight kudzu

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Everyone in the South knows it's not easy to get rid of creeping Kudzu vines. Full story...
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Pre-K program spending unlikely to change soon

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A top North Carolina legislative budget-writer says there are no immediate plans to address preschool spending for at-risk 4-year-olds because litigation on the state's program is running through the courts. Full story...
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Storm kills 2 in Davidson County

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Two people have been killed and at least 10 others injured after severe weather ripped through southern portions of Davidson County. Full story...
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System issue, bird strike affect Charlotte airport

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Concerns over an instrument landing system and a bird strike on a departing flight have impacted operations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Full story...
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NC AG wants more restrictions on Four Loko

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Attorney General Roy Cooper says a proposed federal settlement with makers of the alcoholic beverage Four Loko is a start, but he wants to see more restrictions put on the sale of the drink. Full story...
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NC lawmakers trade accusations again over layoffs

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State government data on how many laid-off public workers in North Carolina are getting severance are raising questions about how many people no longer have jobs under the budget pushed through by Republicans lawmakers. Full story...
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NC prosecutors want Racial Justice Act struck down

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North Carolina's prosecutors are almost unanimous in calling on legislators to repeal a law that allows defendants on death row to appeal their sentences by showing evidence of racial bias. Full story...
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Judge sets start of John Edwards trial for Jan. 30

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A federal judge has set the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards to begin Jan. 30, a week earlier than the date prosecutors and defense lawyers had sought. Full story...
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UNC-CH students to protest tuition increase plan

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Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill say they'll march in protest of a proposed 40 percent tuition increase. Full story...
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Brooks elected chairman of Lumbee Tribe

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A member of the North Carolina Commission on Indian Affairs has been elected chairman of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Full story...
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Ceremony planned for playground in honor of Zahra

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Leaders in Hickory will break ground on a playground being built in memory of the disabled girl whose stepmother pleaded guilty to killing her. Full story...
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Hertford police chief fired over Facebook link

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Hertford's town manager says the police chief has been fired because he linked a news report about a town's council candidate's arrest to the police department's Facebook page. Full story...
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Deal gives BofA rights to Charlotte airport ATMs

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A deal to give Bank of America exclusive rights to all automated teller machines at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is expected to provide the airport with $1.6 million in annual revenue, more than twice what it now makes. Full story...
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