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N.C.

Animal building ID'd as source of State Fair E. coli cases

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Health and agriculture officials say a building that houses sheep, goats and pigs at the North Carolina State Fair is the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that sickened 27 people. Full story...
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Campbell University on lockdown amid standoff on campus

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Campbell University officials have asked students and faculty to stay indoors due to a standoff on the campus. Full story...
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NC Baptists elect Charlotte pastor as president

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A senior pastor at a Charlotte church is the new president of the N.C. Baptist State Convention, whose delegates also have endorsed a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC schools will punish parents for kids' truancy

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Halifax County parents who don't make an effort to get their kids to school could find themselves behind bars. Full story...
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NC DOT testing new signs on Greensboro interstates

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The state Transportation Department is testing eight electronic signs on interstates in Greensboro to make sure they work correctly. Full story...
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Judge OKs $410M settlement in Bank of America overdraft fee case

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A federal judge in Miami has approved a $410 million settlement in a lawsuit claiming Bank of America charged excessive overdraft fees. Full story...
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Police: NC gas station worker shoots boss, self

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A gas station worker is dead after shooting the boss who fired him and then turning the gun on himself. Full story...
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'Booze It & Lose It' Halloween campaign nets hundreds of DWI arrests

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State and local law enforcement officers cited 758 motorists for driving while impaired during the "Booze It & Lose It' Halloween campaign, which ran Oct. 28-31. Brunswick County led the way in our five-county area with 38 DWI arrests. New Hanover was second regionally with 18. Full story...
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NC sales tax holiday on appliances starts Friday

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North Carolina consumers who buy energy-saving appliances this weekend won't have to pay sales tax. Full story...
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Man struck, killed by train in Fayetteville

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A man has been killed after he was struck by an Amtrak train in Fayetteville. Full story...
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Lexington man surrenders in hit and run death

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A 20-year-old man has surrendered to authorities in a hit-and-run death of a disabled man on a bicycle. Full story...
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Four NC men sentenced to jail time for harvesting stolen ginseng roots

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Four men from western North Carolina have been sentenced to jail time for illegally harvesting ginseng roots from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Full story...
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Annual NC child health report shows improvements

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A report on the health of North Carolina's children finds the well-being of the state's 2.3 million young people generally has improved in recent years, but concerns remain about poverty, breastfeeding and dental care. Full story...
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Perdue wants review of NC vehicle inspections

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Gov. Bev Perdue has ordered a review of North Carolina's vehicle inspection program. Full story...
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Fundraising extends NC Governor's School for 2012

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A program for gifted students in North Carolina will go on next summer after receiving gifts from alumni and other donors. Full story...
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