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    Report: NC among states most tied to income tax

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    The income gap that's been growing for years increasingly is undermining public treasuries in North Carolina and other states, a new report by the investment rating agency Standard Poor's says. More>>

    NCDOT, environmental group talk on Bonner Bridge

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    The two sides facing off in a dispute over a replacement for the Bonner Bridge says talks are underway to break the impasse. More>>

    Duke Energy to spend $500M for more solar power

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    The country's largest electricity company plans to spend $500 million to expand its solar electricity use in North Carolina with three generating facilities of its own and power purchased from five others built by... More>>

    Letter found with body of App State student, police say Video included

    The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone. The body of Anna Smith was discovered in a heavily wooded area in Boone.
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    The Boone Police Department said a letter was discovered with the body of an Appalachian State University student, indicating her death may have been a suicide. More>>

    Wife of exonerated NC man files restraining order

    Darryl Hunt was freed from prison in 2004, thanks to DNA evidence and the confession of another suspect to the 1984 murder of Deborah Sykes. Darryl Hunt was freed from prison in 2004, thanks to DNA evidence and the confession of another suspect to the 1984 murder of Deborah Sykes.
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    Court records indicate the wife of Darryl Hunt, who was exonerated in the 1984 murder of a Winston-Salem newspaper editor, has filed a domestic violence restraining order against him. More>>

    Software firm AvidXchange to add 600 jobs in NC

    A Charlotte software company that automates how companies pay their bills is being offered nearly $9 million if it adds 600 new jobs. More>>

    7-year-old NC boy gets support in cancer battle

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    Fueled by requests on social media, letters and packages from all over the world brought joy to a 7-year-old boy confined to his home over the last year as he endured more than 15 chemotherapy treatments for synovial sarcoma. More>>

    Bonner Bridge to close briefly for deck scan

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    The Bonner Bridge will be closed briefly so workers with the state Transportation Department can scan the deck of the span over the Oregon Inlet. More>>

    NC police find ID cards for ASU student with body Video included

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    Police in the hometown of Appalachian State University say they're trying to identify a dead body found at the town's edge. More>>

    Hundreds cram last NC fracking hearing in west

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    North Carolina officials hear more worries that opening the state to drilling for natural gas will leave water wells polluted by toxic chemicals. More>>

    McCrory approves $12M from taxpayers to NC factory

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    Gov. Pat McCrory is approving $12 million in taxpayer money to help one of the largest industrial employers and worst polluters in western North Carolina get cleaner and stay in production. More>>

    Woman impaled by flying pole outside NC school Video included

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    A wind-blown fence post flew through a car's engine compartment and speared an unsuspecting motorist as she left a North Carolina high school. More>>

    Largest ECU student entrollment causes overcrowding Video included

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    East Carolina University enrolls the largest number of students in history and many of them are living in cramped quarters. More>>

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer arrested for assault

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    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police has arrested one of its officers on assault charges after they say he used excessive force on a suspect in custody. More>>

    2nd grader saves family from kitchen fire Video included

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    The family of 7-year-old Sage Lewis says it was the little girl's quick action that saved their lives when a fire started in the kitchen of their home. More>>

    Calif. kids golf coach with Pinehurst ties wanted students killed

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    A golf coach in Northern California who has been involved with a kids tournament in Pinehurst has pleaded guilty to molesting three of his students and then plotting to kill them from jail, according to the Associated Press. More>>

    Cooper on campaign to educate college consumers

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    North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has launched a campaign designed to help college students become smarter consumers. More>>

    Puppies found in pillowcase on Blue Ridge Parkway

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    Animal control officials in Haywood County are taking care of seven newborn puppies after they were found tied up in a pillowcase and left on the Blue Ridge Parkway. More>>

    Captured fugitive returns to NC after 1973 escape

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    A fugitive captured in Iowa after decades on the run was returning Thursday to North Carolina, where he escaped from prison in 1973. More>>

    • State PoliticsMore>>

    • NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

      NC survey shows Hagan with narrow US Senate lead

      Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)Sen. Kay Hagain (D) and House Speaker Thom Tillis (R)
      A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
      A survey of North Carolina likely voters shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holding a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis roughly two months from Election Day.
    • NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

      NAACP planning voting rights rally in Wilmington

      Monday, September 15 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-09-15 10:59:45 GMT
      The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
      The North Carolina NAACP is planning a rally in Wilmington to call attention to voting rights
    • Groups aiming to help NC legislative Democrats

      Groups aiming to help NC legislative Democrats

      Sunday, September 14 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:52:20 GMT
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      Groups in the shadow of traditional campaigns are poised to once again attempt to influence N.C. General Assembly races through ads and mailers bought with millions of dollars largely from companies and politically-minded organizations.
      Groups in the shadow of traditional campaigns are poised to once again attempt to influence N.C. General Assembly races through ads and mailers bought with millions of dollars largely from companies and politically-minded organizations.
    • Seat checks happening across state for National Child Passenger Safety Week

      Seat checks happening across state for National Child Passenger Safety Week

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-09-16 08:54:51 GMT
      This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week.A new study suggests some parents bend the seatbelt rules for their kids. Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed 1,000 parents with children between the ages of four and ten. Onein four parents say they donot make their children buckle up.More than 60% say they'd seen other parents bending the rules; either not making their kids use a seat belt or letting them sit in the front.Kids need to be in car seats or booster seats until they can fit well in a se...
      This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week.A new study suggests some parents bend the seatbelt rules for their kids. Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed 1,000 parents with children between the ages of four and ten. Onein four parents say they donot make their children buckle up.More than 60% say they'd seen other parents bending the rules; either not making their kids use a seat belt or letting them sit in the front.Kids need to be in car seats or booster seats until they can fit well in a se...
    • One taken to hospital after shooting in North Charleston

      One taken to hospital after shooting in North Charleston

      Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:30 AM EDT2014-09-16 08:30:13 GMT
      One person is in the hospital, following an early morning shooting in North Charleston. Charleston County Dispatch confirms to News 2 that a call to them, came in at 2:20 am on Tuesday. North Charleston emergency units responded to the area of Chestnut Street near Hottinger Avenue. One person was transported to a local hospital. Check back for updates on this developing story,as more details become available to News 2 throughout the day.
      One person is in the hospital, following an early morning shooting in North Charleston. Charleston County Dispatch confirms to News 2 that a call to them, came in at 2:20 am on Tuesday. North Charleston emergency units responded to the area of Chestnut Street near Hottinger Avenue. One person was transported to a local hospital. Check back for updates on this developing story,as more details become available to News 2 throughout the day.
    • News 2 Investigation gets movement in Dorchester Co. dump site

      News 2 Investigation gets movement in Dorchester Co. dump site

      Monday, September 15 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:28:52 GMT
      If you live in Dorchester County, no doubt you have had to deal with traffic on Dorchester Road, during the ongoing construction project to help traffic flow. That project is moving forward according to the DCTA in charge of that project. But, as the project moves forward, one local woman is feeling dumped on. Valerie Thompson's neighbor's yard isn't too well kept. Her neighbor is the county, this land and it's inhabitants is being used as a virtual construction graveyard from the Dorche...
      If you live in Dorchester County, no doubt you have had to deal with traffic on Dorchester Road, during the ongoing construction project to help traffic flow. That project is moving forward according to the DCTA in charge of that project. But, as the project moves forward, one local woman is feeling dumped on. Valerie Thompson's neighbor's yard isn't too well kept. Her neighbor is the county, this land and it's inhabitants is being used as a virtual construction graveyard from the Dorche...
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