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NC law targets assisted living center infections

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A new North Carolina law aims to prevent infectious diseases like one that killed six residents at a Wayne County assisted living center in 2009. Full story...
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Rembrandt exhibit draws 150,000 to NC art museum

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The North Carolina Museum of Art says its three-month exhibit of Rembrandt paintings collected by Americans pulled a big crowd. Full story...
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2 arrested as Occupy Raleigh marks 100th day

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Two protesters are due in court as the Occupy Raleigh movement marks the 100th day since it began in October. Full story...
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Judges to weigh request to delay NC primary

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Three judges will decide whether those who sued over Republican-drawn boundaries for legislative and congressional districts are likely enough to win their case that North Carolina's primary should be delayed for two months. Full story...
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Lane shift will be permanent on I-40 in Raleigh

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Some lanes will be closed on Interstate 40 in Raleigh on Sunday as transportation workers make a temporary lane shift permanent. Full story...
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Sylva funeral home owner charged with fraud

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A man who owns a funeral home in Sylva and his wife have been arrested and charged with obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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MLK weekend for NC workers begins with observance

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North Carolina state workers will begin the Rev. Martin Luther King holiday weekend with the annual observance of the civil rights leader's accomplishments and how public employees are living out a legacy of improving race and human relations. Full story...
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NC panel to recommend sterilization compensation

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A North Carolina committee is scheduled to recommend financial compensation for the hundreds of living victims of the state's eugenics-based sterilization program. Full story...
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NC AG argues Duke wants too much in rate increase

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North Carolina's attorney general is taking a stand against Duke Energy's proposed electricity rate increase. Full story...
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NC gov names judicial nominating panel members

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Gov. Beverly Perdue's choices for a panel that will recommend potential appointees for North Carolina judgeships include a sheriff, a former chief justice and a previous U.S. Senate candidate. Full story...
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Perdue's veto now considered by NC Legislature

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The North Carolina Legislature is meeting again in Raleigh because Gov. Beverly Perdue vetoed a bill that would essentially repeal a 2009 law creating a new way for death-row prisoners to appeal their sentences based on racial discrimination. Full story...
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Businessweek names Raleigh best place to live

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It appears 2012 will not be the year when list-makers get over their Raleigh crush. Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked Raleigh the best place to live in the U.S. Durham also made the magazine's list, coming in at No. 37. Full story...
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NC groups plan tour of poverty-stricken areas

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Civil rights groups will hold listening tours of poverty-stricken areas in North Carolina's rural counties and inner city neighborhoods. Full story...
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Raleigh citations for begging top 400 this year

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North Carolina's capital city is pushing panhandlers out of its downtown district and nearby areas, with police issuing more than 400 citations this year. Full story...
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NC residents wary of railroad expansion project

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Cumberland County authorities are searching for a man accused of killing his girlfriend and kidnapping their two-year-old daughter after stealing a neighbor's car at gunpoint. Full story...
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