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McCrory sues legislators over coal ash commission

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video Gov. Pat McCrory and two of his predecessors have sued Republican leaders at the North Carolina Legislature over the makeup of the state's new Coal Ash Management Commission. Full story...
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One dead, 4 hurt in Raleigh pedestrian bridge collapse

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videoOne person was killed and four hurt when a pedestrian bridge under construction on Wake Tech's Northern Wake Campus collapsed Thursday morning. Full story...
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Brunswick County among worst for Halloween DWIs

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videoNearly 600 people were arrested for drunken driving in North Carolina during the state's Halloween "Booze It & Lose It" campaign, and Brunswick County was among the worst offenders in the state. Full story...
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Catawba County euthanizes 87 cats for disease

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Catawba County authorities have euthanized nearly 90 cats after two were found dead from a contagious disease. Full story...
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NC legislature may not be over for this year

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The General Assembly's work may not be over this year if Gov. Pat McCrory believes replenishing a critical economic recruitment tool in North Carolina can't wait until January. Full story...
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NC launches initiative to aid veterans, families

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North Carolina is launching an initiative aimed at serving active-duty military, veterans and their families. Full story...
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Small earthquakes felt in NC over the weekend

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Federal officials say two minor earthquakes this weekend have shaken areas in the North Carolina mountains and east Tennessee. Full story...
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Nearly 300 soldiers return to Fort Bragg from overseas

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It was a very good weekend for nearly 300 soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg. The Fayetteville Observer reported that about 280 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division returned to Fort Bragg on Sunday. Full story...
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Fort Bragg to be among 5 US bases to isolate Ebola-mission troops

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U.S. officials say the top U.S. military officer has designated five U.S. bases where American troops would be housed and isolated for 21 days upon returning from Africa after serving in the Ebola-response mission. The officials said Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey signed a plan Friday that lists Fort Hood and Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; and Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, as quarantine locations. The U.S. also hopes to use bases in Italy and Germany for troops based in that region. Full story...
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Top NC GOP lawmakers appeal ruling gay marriage OK

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video North Carolina legislative leaders are giving formal notice that their lawyers will appeal a Greensboro federal judge's ruling that legalized same-sex marriages in the state. Full story...
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