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NC congressmen, others sue Obama over strikes in Libya

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A bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers is suing President Barack Obama for taking military action against Libya without war authorization from Congress. Full story...
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Police: US Airways employee stowed away on flight

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Authorities say a US Airways employee was arrested in Pittsburgh after allegedly stowing away on an earlier flight from Florida to North Carolina. Full story...
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NC teacher group lobbies unfriendly Legislature

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North Carolina Senators are about to hear from public school workers as lawmakers decide whether to back up their nearly $20 billion budget by overriding Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto. Full story...
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Bank economists see slow growth in NC economy

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A bank economist says North Carolina's economy is slowly recovering from the Great Recession. Full story...
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NC students to install solar hot water system

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Students in Wake Tech's solar thermal training class will get hands-on experience when they install a solar hot water system in a specially outfitted trailer at the college's campus in northern Wake County. Full story...
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NC House overrides Perdue veto, Senate vote next

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The state government budget proposal written by the North Carolina Legislature is just one vote away from being enacted despite Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue's objections. Full story...
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House to vote on possible override of Perdue's veto of state budget bill

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The North Carolina House plans to vote after midnight on whether to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of the state government budget bill. Full story...
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Some NC libraries to receive funding for collections, technology upgrades

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Over 120 libraries across the state will receive funding for collections and technology upgrades Full story...
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Four people escape with minor injuries in single-engine plane crash

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Four travelers escaped with minor injuries on Tuesday morning when their single-engine plane crashed in Cumberland County. Full story...
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Contractors rush to meet July 4 opening deadline of Verterans Park

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Contractors are working weekends and long days to meet a July 4 deadline for opening NC Veterans Park. Full story...
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Waltrip, Yarborough make NASCAR Hall of Fame

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The wait is over for Cale Yarborough and Darrell Waltrip. On the third try, the championship-winning drivers are headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Full story...
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Annexation rules changes head to full Senate

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Changes to rules governing forced annexations by North Carolina towns and cities are one step closer to passage after being years in the making. Full story...
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Perdue's likely veto defeat could be short-term

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Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue would face a short-term political defeat should her historic veto of the North Carolina state budget be canceled by the Republican-led Legislature as early as Wednesday. But her fortunes may turn if her warnings of thousands of job losses in the public schools become true this fall. Full story...
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Cuban soccer player defects in Charlotte

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Cuban soccer player Yosniel Mesa says he defected during a visit to Charlotte because he wants to live and play soccer in the United States. Full story...
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Voter ID bill moves ahead to NC Senate vote

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North Carolina lawmakers are moving ahead on legislation to require people to show a photo identification card before voting. Full story...
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