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NC lottery winner will continue to flip burgers

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After more than 40 years of running a restaurant, a Greensboro man says he's staying at the grill even though he won a prize in North Carolina Education Lottery. Full story...
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Veteran Charlotte police office charged with sex offenses

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a 26-year veteran of the department is facing multiple sex charges following an investigation. Police said Wednesday that Officer Reginald K. Harris is charged with multiple counts of first-degree sex offense, indecent liberties with a minor and crimes against nature. Officials say the charges stem from an investigation that began last month. Full story...
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US appeals panel reverses Outer Banks bridge work

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A unanimous federal appeals court panel is overturning North Carolina's plans to save money by simply replacing a crucial Outer Banks bridge while chunks of the island where traffic passes is threatened by rising waves. Full story...
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NC House leader: Legislators may return next week

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A key General Assembly leader says North Carolina lawmakers are looking to return to Raleigh next week to take up some pending legislation. But House and Senate Republicans have agreed to nothing so far. Full story...
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Commercial fishing groups suing over sea turtles

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videoCommercial fishing groups filed a lawsuit this week because they want regulations for sea turtle protection applied to all fishermen, even folks just out for some fun for the day. Full story...
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Art Pope steps down as state budget director

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videoArt Pope, who has been a lightning rod of criticism within state government's highest ranks, is stepping down as Gov. Pat McCrory's budget director. Full story...
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Aid group: North Carolina woman with Ebola weak but improving

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The husband of the second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola says the patient is weak but showing signs of improvement. David Writebol, still in Liberia, says the family was considering funeral arrangements, but now feels relieved and cautiously optimistic. He praised her treatment in Liberia. Full story...
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Two-year-old, teen shot to death in Halifax County

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Authorities in Halifax County say a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed just hours before a 2-year-old girl was killed when shots were fired into her home. Full story...
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NC Boys and Girls Club worker facing sex charges

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A worker at the Lenoir County Boys and Girls Club is facing several sex-related charges involving a teenage boy. Police in Kinston say 39-year-old Telas Ray Staten is charged with felony counts of statutory sexual offense, indecent liberties with a child and crimes against nature. The police report identified the alleged victim as a male between the ages of 13 and 15. Full story...
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McCrory says info lacking on relocated children

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Gov. Pat McCrory says state officials have been kept largely out of the loop about a wave of children who have crossed the Mexican border and ended up in North Carolina. McCrory called a news conference Tuesday to complain about a lack of information from the federal government about roughly 1,200 children who this year were relocated with a sponsor in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC minister facing indecent liberties charge

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a 64-year-old Methodist minister with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child in connection with an incident involving two young girls. A statement from police on Tuesday said 64-year-old Orlando Agusto Caldera was arrested after officers were called to Memorial United Methodist Church on Monday evening. Full story...
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NC sheriff says citizens should arm themselves

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The sheriff of Harnett County is telling residents to start arming themselves in light of what he describes as a recent spike of violent crime. WTVD in Durham reports Sheriff Larry Rollins told an audience at a community meeting on Monday to protect themselves, adding that he doesn't go anywhere without a gun. Full story...
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NC couple pleads guilty in sweepstakes fraud

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A North Carolina couple has pleaded guilty for their roles in leading a sweepstakes scheme that defrauded hundreds of elderly Americans. Full story...
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Candidate who submitted resignation in Klingon gets enough support for Senate run

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A third candidate appears to have met qualifications for an official write-in candidate for North Carolina's US Senate seat in November. Full story...
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Man must pay back $288k for fake boat distress call

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videoA man who made a fake "mayday" call to the Coast Guard last year is heading to prison. A federal judge today sentenced Homer Lewis Blackburn of Atlantic Beach to 18 months in prison. He will also have to pay $288,390.80 to cover the cost of the Oct. 8, 2013, hoax. Full story...
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