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NC Man Gets 30 Years For Making Child Pornography

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 34-year-old North Carolina man will spend 30 years in federal prison for making and sharing child pornography of an infant. Bruce Wayne Lorette of Leland was sentenced Monday in U.S. […]

CBS Charlotte–08/05/2013

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NC Police Accuse Md. Mom Of Handcuffing Daughter

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in Gastonia have accused a Maryland woman of handcuffing her mentally disabled daughter to a hotel bed while the woman attended a weekend wedding. Police accuse 38-year-old Tiffany Michelle Davis […]

CBS Charlotte–08/05/2013

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NC Law Grounds Surveillance Drones, But Not All

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A little-noted provision in North Carolina’s budget prohibits police and other government agencies from buying surveillance drones for the next two years, as state lawmakers study the balance between security and […]

CBS Charlotte–08/05/2013

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‘Moral Monday’ Protests Heading To Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — With the North Carolina General Assembly finished for the year, protesters are bringing their Moral Monday demonstrations on the road. The NAACP and other liberal groups plan to protest Monday at […]

CBS Charlotte–08/05/2013

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White House Honors NC Man As Public School Model

HAMLET, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is being honored by the White House for his work bringing technology to public school students in Richmond County. The White House is scheduled to honor Jeffries […]

07/31/2013

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Teachers Crowd NC’s Monday Political Protests

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of North Carolina teachers and other protesters on Monday staged one of the largest of the almost-weekly demonstrations opposing Republican policy decisions. The North Carolina Association of Educators brought busloads […]

CBS Charlotte–07/30/2013

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Officer Faces NC Court Martial On Murder Charges

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — An Army officer is scheduled to face a court martial on charges that he ordered soldiers under his command to shoot and kill two Afghan citizens during his deployment to […]

CBS Charlotte–07/30/2013

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McCrory Not Familiar With All Of Bill He’s To Sign

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he will sign into law a Republican-backed bill making sweeping changes to how and when citizens can vote even though he has not seen one […]

CBS Charlotte–07/29/2013

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2 Found Dead In Rain-Swollen North Carolina Creek

COLLETTSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Heavy rains that caused power outages and flash floods in western North Carolina were blamed for the deaths of a 10-year-old girl and 48-year-old man who were swept away while swimming […]

CBS Charlotte–07/29/2013

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Angry Educators Protest Budget At NC Capitol

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina public school teachers took a beating from this year’s General Assembly session. Now their labor organization is planning a protest to show their unhappiness. North Carolina Association of Educators […]

CBS Charlotte–07/29/2013

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