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Abuse of elderly, disabled rising in Buncombe Co.

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Abuse of elderly and other vulnerable adults has more than doubled in Buncombe County over the past six years. Full story...
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Police say NC man killed wife, attempted suicide

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Police say a 63-year-old Statonsburg man forced his way into a home where his estranged wife was staying, shot and killed her, wounded two other people and tried to commit suicide. Full story...
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NC residents urged to prepare for hurricane season

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North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue says residents should take this week to get prepared for hurricane season that starts next month. Full story...
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US 264 in Dare County now open daylight hours

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Fire officials battling a long-running blaze near Stumpy Point in Dare County have opened U.S. Highway 264 for the first time in three weeks. Full story...
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Prosecutor wants dismembering a body to be a crime

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The prosecutor in the Zahra Baker case wants North Carolina lawmakers to penalize the act of dismembering a body in order to conceal a crime. Full story...
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Compromise on unemployment benefits could come next week

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The political standoff keeping 42,000 long-term jobless workers from their extended unemployment benefits may be loosening. Full story...
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Garner Slim Jim plant closing two years after explosion

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Production of Slim Jim snacks is ending at a plant in Garner were an explosion killed four people in 2009. Full story...
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NC jobless rate steady at 9.7 percent in April

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North Carolina's unemployment rate was unchanged in April at 9.7 percent as the state added nearly 3,000 jobs. Full story...
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NC unemployment rate coming out for April

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One of the most closely watched measures of North Carolina's economic health is trending in the right direction. Full story...
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Jeannette's Pier in Nags Head reopens Saturday

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The first state funded and operated fishing pier in North Carolina will open Saturday where privately owned Jennette's Pier was destroyed in a 2003 hurricane. Full story...
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Bryson City men sentenced to stealing ginseng

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Two Swain County men have been sentenced for taking valuable plants from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Full story...
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Elections chief says early voting bill could cause long lines at polls

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North Carolina's elections chief says a bill to shorten the early voting period likely would result in longer lines at polling sites and make elections more expensive. Full story...
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ECU receives one-year probation from NCAA

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The NCAA has placed East Carolina on one year of probation for self-reported academic fraud violations after a women's tennis player working as a tutor wrote papers for four baseball players. Full story...
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Jury sides with Panthers' Beason in civil trial

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Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason has won a civil trial brought by a man who claims the three-time Pro Bowl pick punched him in the face at a Charlotte strip club. Full story...
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NC budget panel OKs $7M annual abortion rules cost

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Fiscal conservatives say they will find the additional cost to North Carolina taxpayers projected for added requirements before an abortion is performed. Full story...
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