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NC leaders concerned about slow progress in expanding gambling at Indian casino

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North Carolina's top legislative leaders say they're concerned about what they call the slow pace of negotiations to let the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians expand gambling at its casino, but are ready to consider needed changes to state law when there's a deal. Full story...
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Surveys about Camp Lejeune water still sought

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The federal agency leading the health survey about contaminated water at Camp Lejeune is using YouTube to reach out to service members and civilians who worked at the base and their families. Full story...
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Space being added at Salisbury National Cemetery

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Construction at the Salisbury National Cemetery will allow more veterans and their families to be buried there. Full story...
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Summit will look at western NC economy

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About 300 entrepreneurs, investors, economic developers, elected officials and others are expected to attend a summit about the best way for government leaders to work with businesses to improve the western North Carolina economy. Full story...
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Greensboro hosting equal opportunity conference

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More than 300 equal opportunity professionals from across the country are in Greensboro this week for a conference. Full story...
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NC Racial Justice Act hearing delayed to January

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A hearing for a Fayetteville man trying to get off death row on the grounds of racial bias has been postponed until January. Full story...
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NC girl, father killed in possible murder-suicide

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A 6-year-old girl and her father have been killed in what Winston-Salem police are investigating as a murder-suicide. Full story...
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3 killed in apparent home invasion in Thomasville

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Authorities are investigating what appears to be a home invasion that resulted in the shooting deaths of three people in Thomasville. Full story...
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UNC system students could see big tuition increase

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The UNC Board of Governors is concerned years of budget cuts now threaten the mission of the state's public university system to provide students an affordable high-quality education. Full story...
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Perdue releases new NC college credit program

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Gov. Bev Perdue and state education officials say consolidating and refining several college credit programs for North Carolina's high school students will make young people more prepared than ever to get a job and get trained and cost them less money. Full story...
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Hearing on 'Fatal Vision' case evidence postponed

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A hearing for the former Army surgeon convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters at Fort Bragg more than 40 years ago has been postponed until next year. Full story...
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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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