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Two NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

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A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case. Full story...
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Kinston police say death of 1-month-old a homicide

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Police in Kinston say the February death of a 1-month-old boy was homicide. Area media outlets reports the Kinston Department of Public Safety says in a statement that police responded to a residence on Feb. 18 regarding the death of Caden Williams. Full story...
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Tillis, Hagan gear up for 1st NC Senate debate

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videoNorth Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates are finally meeting in person to trade accusations and present their case to voters on live television. Full story...
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17-month-old boy drowns in Columbus County pool

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Authorities say a 17-month-old boy has drowned after he managed to get into an above ground pool at his family's home in Columbus County. Assistant Coroner William Hannah told local media outlets that Tristen Stewart was found floating face down in the pool around 4 p.m. Sunday at the home near Cerro Gordo. Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: Union, NAACP plan several Labor Day rallies across NC

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Union and civil rights leaders are joining together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day. The #TalkUnion tour kicks off Monday morning in Raleigh. Full story...
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Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. The group circled the Capitol seven times and stopped during each pass to allow speakers to address different themes including labor and voting rights. The group is also gathering for a voting rights rally nearby. Full story...
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Manteo man accused after ramming deputy's cruiser

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Dare County authorities have charged a Manteo man who tried to elude sheriff's deputies conducting a drug operation and rammed a deputy's car. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the Dare County Sheriff's Office said members of its narcotics task force tried to stop the vehicle in Wanchese on Wednesday. A statement said the vehicle kept going and was pursued across the Nags Head Causeway to Whalebone. Full story...
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Man accused of posing as policeman to rape child

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Police in the town of Spring Lake northwest of Fayetteville are searching for man charged with posing as a policeman who then sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. Area media outlets report that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley of Spring Lake is charged with first degree kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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National attention on NC students who developed date rape detecting nail polish

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Four North Carolina State University students are getting national media attention after announcing they are developing fingernail polish that changes colors when a date rape drug is present. Full story...
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Former Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

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Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge. Full story...
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Charges dismissed against NC man in child sex case

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A North Carolina judge has dismissed all charges and overturned the sentence of a man who spent 22 years in prison after his conviction in a child sex abuse case. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that a judge overturned Michael Alan Parker's sentence Monday. A statement from The Duke Law School's Wrongful Convictions Clinic says Parker was released Tuesday. Full story...
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White House honor comes as vet's business totters

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A former Marine Corps sniper in Iraq who started a coffee shop that employs fellow veterans is to be honored at a White House event Wednesday even as he solicits online donations to stay open. Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits owner Matt Victoriano admitted Tuesday it's ironic to be honored as an example of the successful veteran-turned-entrepreneur when he may have to shut down in less than two weeks. Full story...
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NC conservative activist quits $95K health job

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A North Carolina anti-abortion activist and tea party organizer is quitting her $95,000-a-year job as a senior Medicaid adviser after a year. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that Margaret "Mardy" Peal is resigning next month. The single mother said she wanted more time with her family. Full story...
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Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

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For Robert McCauley, the scandal at Veterans Affairs medical centers has touched a nerve. The 67-year-old retired sergeant says he's heard complaints from friends about the long wait to see doctors. Full story...
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NC judge agrees agent's firing should be upheld

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An administrative law judge says the state's firing of a North Carolina crime lab agent linked to dozens of misreported lab results should be upheld. The judge ruled Tuesday the State Bureau of Investigation met its burden of proof for just cause to dismiss Duane Deaver in 2011. Deaver had petitioned the Office of Administrative Hearings to get his job back. Full story...
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