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Covering the Carolinas: Family robbed, pet dog strangled

One Pitt County family is trying to put the pieces back together. Not only did thieves break into their car, but investigators say they also killed the family dog. Deputies arrested three people in connection with that break-in and several others.

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Head of NC sterilization foundation takes new job

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The woman who has led the North Carolina foundation that developed a plan to compensate victims of forced sterilization is stepping down. Full story...
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NC Rep. Larry Brown dies at age 69 in Pinehurst

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A colleague of North Carolina state Rep. Larry Brown says the Forsyth County Republican has died at age 69. Full story...
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Dunn considers ban of sagging pants

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Sagging pants may be on the way out in Dunn. Dunn City Council plans an ordinance to ban saggy pants. Full story...
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NC treatment center co-owner facing drug charges

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Federal authorities accuse the co-owner of a Winston-Salem nonprofit substance abuse and mental health treatment center of trafficking large amounts of heroin across the country and from Mexico. Full story...
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NC adult care home group worried about agreement

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An association for North Carolina adult care homes doesn't want Gov. Beverly Perdue to enter a legal agreement with the U.S. government it says could mean thousands of mentally ill residents must move out. Full story...
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Romney, RNC chairman expected in NC for fundraiser

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Mitt Romney is visiting North Carolina to get help from NASCAR notables holding a drive to raise money for the Republican presidential candidate and other GOP campaign efforts. Full story...
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Texas soldier faces NC court-martial in death

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A platoon sergeant from Texas faces court-martial at Fort Bragg this week in the death of a New York soldier in Afghanistan last year. Full story...
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NC police arrest teen in shooting of 13-year-old

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Police in Charlotte have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy. Full story...
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NC State Health Plan OKs new outside contracts

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The health insurance plan for North Carolina state employees, teachers, retirees and their family members has decided to diversify its outside contracts, which state officials say will save more than $20 million annually. Full story...
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