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NC Senate bill seeks to tear up lease for park

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Senate Republican leaders are moving forward with legislation to throw out a lease that lets Raleigh build a large park on the old Dorothea Dix mental hospital campus, although city leaders and residents are fighting the change. Full story...
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NC rallies put local face on gay marriage push

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North Carolina advocates in favor of gay marriage are putting a local face on the issue as the U.S. Supreme Court decides the law of the land. Full story...
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NC lottery ad changes going to House panel

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Bipartisan legislation to place more advertising restrictions on North Carolina's lottery and scale back its marketing connections to education is to be considered in the state House. Full story...
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NC school board stands against paddling students

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North Carolina's state school board says it opposes using physical pain to enforce discipline, saying corporal punishment does more harm than good. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune sergeant pleads guilty to bribery charge

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videoA Camp Lejeune gunnery sergeant pleaded guilty in federal court to a soliciting bribes from a government contractor while deployed to Iraq. Full story...
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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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