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NC House speaker talks about 2013 session

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The leader of the North Carolina House says focusing on government efficiencies and fixing the state's indebted unemployment insurance system will free up money so businesses can create jobs and vulnerable citizens are cared for. Full story...
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Hagan seeks approval of Violence Against Women Act

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US Sen. Kay Hagan says there's an urgent need for Congress to approve the bill that reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act. Full story...
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NC Education Lottery makes latest revenue transfer

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The NC Education Lottery has made its second transfer of lottery revenues to the state for fiscal 2013. Full story...
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Norovirus outbreak in North Carolina

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video State health officials say a new strain of norovirus is making North Carolinians sick. Full story...
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NC lawmaker foresees anti-abortion measures ahead

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A North Carolina lawmaker says his colleagues in the General Assembly are likely to consider proposals to exclude abortion coverage from federal health insurance exchanges and to outlaw abortions based on gender preferences. Full story...
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Wake County residents needed for cancer study

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The American Cancer Society is looking for Wake County residents who don't have a history of the disease to take part in a research project. Full story...
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North Carolina AG to discuss meth lab busts

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Attorney General Roy Cooper is scheduled to hold a news conference detailing the latest statistics on meth lab busts. Full story...
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Raleigh cathedral gets windows from Philadelphia

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A new cathedral in Raleigh is getting dozens of stained-glass windows from a closed Philadelphia church. Full story...
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NC workers want voice in compensation study

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State workers and their advocates say the employees deserve a voice in a study that legislators are planning of North Carolina's compensation plans. Full story...
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NC council approves lease to create Dix park

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The North Carolina Council of State has approved a plan to convert the Dorothea Dix Hospital campus in Raleigh into a new city park. Full story...
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Tow truck drivers help people use Hatteras road

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After Hurricane Sandy hit more than a month ago, visitors and residents were stuck with two ways on and off Hatteras Island, and both involved hours-long ferry rides. Full story...
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National debt group launches NC lobbying effort

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A national group pressuring Congress and the White House to cut America's $16 trillion national debt is launching a North Carolina chapter. Full story...
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NC gets post-election look at monthly jobless rate

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The elections are over and North Carolina can see if the state's unemployment rate was improving in October. Full story...
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Democrats send Jesse Jackson, Alicia Keys to NC

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Rev. Jesse Jackson visits university campuses in Durham and Chapel Hill, and singer Alicia Keys in Greensboro and Raleigh to promote early voting efforts Friday. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Robert Phifer dies spurring founding of NC Museum of Art

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On October 16, 1928, Robert Phifer, an art collector and native North Carolinian, died. He bequeathed seventy-five paintings and over $1 million to the North Carolina Art Society. The next year the first in a series of temporary art exhibition spaces opened in the Agriculture Building in Raleigh. Full story...
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