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N.C.

James Jordan murder case pulled from SBI report

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Independent reviewers have removed the murder of Michael Jordan's father from a list of cases mishandled by North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation. Former FBI assistant director Chris Swecker said Thursday that the case was pulled after a second look at documents. Full story...
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NC AG's office evacuated after bomb threat call

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North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety spokeswoman Patty McQuillan said the threat came in around 10 a.m. Thursday, prompting authorities to empty the building in downtown Raleigh and block nearby streets. Full story...
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Publisher’s Clearing House to change confusing sweepstakes marketing, AG says

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Consumers will get clearer information about sweepstakes promoted by Publisher’s Clearing House under agreements reached by North Carolina and 32 other states, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today. Full story...
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NC board to hold hearing on body left in hearse

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The board that regulates the funeral business in North Carolina will hold a hearing about the mortuary that stored a decomposing body in a hearse for nine days. Full story...
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Franklin Graham: Fla. pastor wrong to burn Korans

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Evangelist Franklin Graham is joining the chorus of religious leaders asking a Florida pastor to cancel his plans to burn Korans on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Full story...
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Memorable NC men rock from left to right in new ad

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Republican Sen. Richard Burr began airing an ad Thursday featuring two memorable men in rocking chairs. It's the same two talkers who starred in a nearly identical spot credited for helping Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan to victory in 2008. Full story...
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Earl blows past Outer Banks on path to Northeast

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A weakened Hurricane Earl howled past North Carolina's Outer Banks before daybreak today on its way up the East Coast. Full story...
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Governor declares State of Emergency in advance of Earl

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Gov. Bev Perdue today issued Executive Order No. 62 to declare a State of Emergency for North Carolina in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Earl. Full story...
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Woman who accused Duke lacrosse players in jail

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The woman who falsely accused Duke University lacrosse players of rape has been taken back to jail, accused of violating a release agreement. Full story...
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NC court: 'Life' inmates to continue sentences

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North Carolina's Supreme Court says prisoners sentenced to life in prison more than 30 years ago should not qualify for credits that would allow them to go free. Full story...
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NC woman's body left in hearse 9 days

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Police and the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service are investigating why a Carrboro woman's body was left in a hearse for nine days. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: NC wins 'Race to the Top' school reform grant

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The U.S. Education Department says North Carolina has joined eight other states and the District of Columbia to receive money in the second round of the more than $4 billion "Race to the Top" school reform grant competition. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Perdue campaign fined $30k for flight reporting errors

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Gov. Beverly Perdue's campaign has been fined $30,000 by the North Carolina State Board of Elections for errors stemming from its failure to report more than 40 private air flight going back several years. Full story...
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Governor Purdue's campaign admits errors with air flights

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Gov. Beverly Perdue's lawyer says her campaign made mistakes reporting private airplane flights she took as a candidate but doesn't think a more serious investigation is needed by the North Carolina State Board of Elections. Full story...
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State unemployment lowest since January '09

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The Employment Security Commission reported Friday that the unemployment rate for July fell to 9.8 percent, down from 10 percent a month earlier. Full story...
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