Another NC state employee health plan change OK'd
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 2:24pm.

The General Assembly has finalized a substitute plan to close a funding gap for the health insurance plan for North Carolina employees, retirees and their dependents that still could face a veto from Gov. Bev Perdue.

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Jury mulling Bragg soldier's fate hears 911 call
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 1:29pm.

The Michigan soldier accused of murdering his brother-in-law inside a home on Fort Bragg told a 911 operator he awoke covered in blood in his car.

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NC Senate looking to spend more on UNC system
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 1:25pm.

The development of a North Carolina state budget is taking a slightly different path now that senators have started meeting in committees after the House approved its plan last week.

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NC education governance is shifted in House bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 1:01pm.

The debate over who should lead North Carolina's public education system has returned to the General Assembly in a bill that would shift authority to the statewide elected superintendent.

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Kidnap charges lodged against Charlotte student
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 12:58pm.

Two Charlotte students in two days have been found bringing guns on school buses.

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NC Senate head: Jobless funds standoff continues
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 11:00am.

The leader of the North Carolina Senate says there's no change in the political faceoff with Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue over extending unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless.

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Police: DNA results in murder case aren't alarming
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 10:57am.

The lead detective in a 2000 murder case in which two imprisoned men are asserting their innocence is dismissing DNA results that excluded them.

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NATIONAL REVIEW: Pantano on decade since 9/11
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 10:31am.

‘Is this as close to victory as we are ever going to get?” I wondered aloud as I absorbed the headlines. I’ve been struggling with that question, and perhaps you have too. But I have drawn some conclusions: Today, we may all feel like SEALs, but the credit doesn’t go to our military or our politicians. It goes to the military families: the spouses, the children, and the parents who have made this long war possible.'

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Local church kids spread gospel in a bottle
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 10:25am.

The Youth Team of the Oleander United Methodist Church is sending messages in a plastic bottle dropped into the azure blue Gulf Stream 47-miles off Carolina Beach.

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Google to launch online music service
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 9:57am.

Google could launch a new online music service as early as Tuesday, which will be similar to a service recently started by, The Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.

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