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Ocean Isle Beach bans cabanas

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A popular way to bask in the shade has been banned in ocean isle beach. The town's five commissioners voted unanimously to ban cabanas from the seven-mile strand of beach. Full story...
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Sport catching on locally after 12-year ban

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videoIt is among the fastest growing spectator sports in America. After being banned for the past 12 years mixed martial arts events are now allowed in North Carolina and they are catching on locally. Full story...
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North Carolina court upholds gun ban

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld a 2004 law widening a ban against felons owning weapons. Full story...
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Ocean Isle Beach considers limiting tent, cabana use

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videoWelcome to the beach, now take your cabana home with you. Ocean Isle Beach town leaders are considering a controversial idea. They want to limit the use of tents and cabanas in the beach community. Full story...
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More than 20 counties ready to put tax referenda on fall ballots

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Voters in at least 23 counties will be asked this fall to approve hikes in either sales taxes or real estate transfer taxes to help build new schools and fund other local projects. Full story...
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Elections staff examining legislative contributions

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An elections official says a review of political contributions given to state legislators is being expedited on the request of Mecklenburg County lawmakers. Full story...
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Columbus County murder trial begins

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The trial of a Columbus County man accused of murder began Monday. Full story...
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Supreme Court: NC lawmakers must redraw House districts after '08

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The state Supreme Court ruled today that lawmakers must redraw a state House district in Pender County after the 2008 elections. Full story...
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Feds approve NC's new same-day voter registration

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Voters who decide at the last minute that they're interested in this fall's municipal elections can cast a ballot right away under a new law that's received final federal approval. Full story...
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Brunswick, Pender County voters to decide land tax

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To tax or not to tax? Voters in Brunswick County will decide this November. Full story...
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State prisoner sues over racy magazines

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An inmate in Harnett County says prison officials violated his constitutional rights by refusing to let him have magazines he ordered that contain racy material. Full story...
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Governor signs bills to help homeowners

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Mortgage lenders face greater disclosure in North Carolina under three bills signed by Governor Mike Easley. Full story...
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NC lawmakers commit $50 million to build leading cancer center

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Certain names inspire hope for cancer patients: Johns Hopkins. Sloan-Kettering. North Carolina lawmakers want to add another: Lineberger. Full story...
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Failure of NC restaurant smoking ban masks other victories

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It was another painful defeat for anti-smoking forces in North Carolina when lawmakers shot down a proposed statewide smoking ban for hotels and restaurants. Full story...
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New Hanover County District Court Judge to be replaced

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Effective Thursday Judge John Carroll will be replaced by Judge J.H. Corpening. The news came as a shock to Carroll, who says he's proud of his accomplishments as chief judge over the past six years. Full story...
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