NC graduation could require Founding Fathers tests
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 2:49pm.

Republican legislators believe the survival of the American republic requires graduating North Carolina students to understand the principles which helped form the country.

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FIRST ON 3: Castle Hayne Incorporation Bill passes senate
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 2:36pm.

Castle Hayne is a step closer to becoming a town. The North Carolina Senate this afternoon approved a bill to let voters decide whether to incorporate.

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Pelosi formally requests Weiner ethics probe
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 2:07pm.

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has formally requested a House ethics panel probe of New York Rep. Anthony Weiner.

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Republican lawmakers roll out new voter ID bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 1:03pm.

Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly have rolled out a new version of a bill that would require voters to show identification before they cast a ballot - a proposal they hope will attract support from some Democrats and Gov. Bev Perdue.

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Banned paver with Wilmington ties guilty of contempt
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:30pm.

A contractor with a long history of problems has been found in contempt for violating a court order that banned him from paving work in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today.

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FIRST ON 3: State Court of Appeals upholds Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:20am.

The NC Court of Appeals today upheld Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction. Opponents can still appeal to the NC Supreme Court.

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Study: Too much coffee can make you hear things
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:17am.

A new study suggests that people's ears play tricks on them when they drink too much coffee.

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Audit: NC loses millions in uncollected fines
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:07am.

An audit says North Carolina loses millions of dollars every year because it doesn't have adequate resources or policies to collect fines from traffic cases and criminal offenses.

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Raleigh teen suspended for soliciting nude photos
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 10:17am.

A Raleigh middle school student has been suspended after officials and the state Bureau of Investigation found evidence he had solicited pornographic photos from fellow students.

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Smoke from Dare Co. fire continues down coast
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/07/2011 - 10:13am.

Smoke from a Dare County wildfire fire is causing air quality problems for residents as far south as Brunswick County.

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