North Carolina

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North Carolina Authorities Take Back Prescription Pills

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina local authorities and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration are collecting unused prescription drugs from the public. There are about 90 drug take-back events across North Carolina on Saturday where people can rid […]

09/27/2014

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Alcohol Beverage Control Commission Trying To Reduce Underage Drinking

The North Carolina Alcohol Beverage Control Commission is launching a new effort to reduce underage drinking.

09/25/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty In Death Of 4-Month-Old Son

A Brunswick County man will be sentenced in November after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and felony child abuse in the death of his four-month-old son.

09/23/2014

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Couple Accused Of Defrauding Double Amputee

Sheriff’s detectives in Cumberland County have arrested a couple and accused them of running a contracting service that defrauded a double amputee veteran and his wife.

09/20/2014

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Cops: Sister Kills Brother After He Threatens Dad

Wayne County deputies say a woman shot and killed her brother after he threatened to hurt their 85-year-old father.

09/20/2014

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NC Electric Cooperatives Warn Customer Of Scam

Officials with North C electric cooperatives are warning consumers that there’s a scam making the rounds that threatens their finances and personal information.

09/20/2014

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Panel Starts Reviewing Common Core Standards In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A new commission is starting to study the pros and cons of the math and English language targets for North Carolina’s public school students. The Academic Standards Review Commission on Monday […]

09/20/2014

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Charlotte Charter School Closes 4 Weeks Into Year

A charter school in Charlotte is closing just four weeks into the school year, saying too few students enrolled in class.

09/19/2014

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Police Searching For Suspect Who Killed Alligator

Police in the community of Boiling Spring Lakes southwest of Wilmington are looking for the person who killed an alligator.

09/11/2014

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Winston-Salem Considers Domestic Partner Benefits

A Winston-Salem City Council committee is to consider whether to offer benefits to same-sex domestic partners.

09/08/2014

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