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UNC leaders approve tuition rate increases

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University of North Carolina system leaders have approved an average 3.9 percent increase of in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at its 16 campuses. Full story...
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Leader of NC chapter of Ku Klux Klan dies

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The man who became leader of a Ku Klux Klan sect in North Carolina that clashed with a Communist Workers Party march in 1979, has died. Full story...
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Jury selected to hear lesser charge in NC case

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Twelve jurors have been selected to hear evidence in the trial of a man once charged with murder but now facing a lesser charge in the death of a 17-year-old North Carolina woman. Full story...
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Car-theft suspect leads NC police on 25-mile chase

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Police arrested a stolen car suspect after the driver led officers from five agencies on a 25-mile chase in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC's largest school system may expand job cuts

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North Carolina's largest school system may have to cut more jobs than previously expected because of a worsening financial situation. Full story...
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State borrows more money to pay unemployment

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So many North Carolina residents are unemployed that the state has borrowed $13 million from the federal government to pay their benefits this week. Full story...
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Former city worker sues Charlotte over sex change

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A former city operations assistant at a Charlotte maintenance facility has sued the city, claiming she was fired because she had a sex change. Full story...
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Drought, abmornally dry conditions in all of NC

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Drought experts say all of North Carolina's counties are suffering from drought or abnormally dry conditions for the first time in seven months. Full story...
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Doctors get closer to understanding the common cold

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Is there a cure for the common cold? Not yet, but doctors are one step closer today thanks to a genetic unmasking of the cold virus. Full story...
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Unforeseen power outage causes problems downtown

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videoConstruction crews began repairing a bulkhead on Water Street about two months ago. Since the work began they've been forced to shut off the power on two different occasions. There were no plans to shut it off at around eleven o'clock on Thursday morning, however. Full story...
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Corning cuts took place in Wilmington on Wednesday

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videoCorning said it would reduce its global workforce by 3,500 employees. Sources told WWAY, some of those layoffs happened here in Wilmington on Wednesday. Full story...
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Putting your best foot forward on that job interview

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videoIt's been said, “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have”. So when you don't have one, all the more reason why what you wear is so important. Full story...
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Cape Fear Singles on Meetup.com

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videoWilmington singles formed an alliance on meetup.com, called the Cape Fear Singles. The group was created four years ago by six people who moved to Wilmington, not knowing a soul. Now the club has nearly four-hundred active members of all ages. Full story...
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CFCC safety training center not properly built

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The ten million dollar training center for New Hanover County fire fighters and first responders has not actually been used. That is because it was not built properly. Full story...
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Representatives from transportation industry meet in Wilmington

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Representatives from various transportation industries around the country are gathered in Wilmington. Among the industries represented are ports, rail systems, airports, and transit systems. Full story...
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