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    A Coast Guard crew from Station Oregon Inlet prepares to release a loggerhead sea turtle near the Bonner Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard) A Coast Guard crew from Station Oregon Inlet prepares to release a loggerhead sea turtle near the Bonner Bridge. (U.S. Coast Guard)

    Entangled loggerhead turtle rescued in Oregon Inlet

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    The United States Coast Guard rescued an entangled sea turtle Sunday in Oregon Inlet near the Bonner Bridge. More>>

    Body found in burning car in Randolph County

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    Randolph County deputies are investigating after a body was found inside a burning car. More>>

    NC lost $100M bid for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

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    North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size. More>>

    Paper disputes sheriff's Sunday checkpoint comment

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    Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson testified in a federal trial that his deputies only conducted traffic checkpoints on Sundays when they were necessary for public safety. More>>

    What's happening to Common Core in NC?

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    The General Assembly passed a law this summer opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools.
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    Missing snow globe leads to dropped murder charge

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    A judge dropped a murder charge against a Burke County man accused of killing his stepfather. More>>

    2 charged in fatal Rocky Mount strip club shooting

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    Investigators say they have charged two men in a shooting death outside of a strip club in Rocky Mount. More>>

    Greensboro plans discussion on police body cameras

    Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras. Police in Carthage are the latest in North Carolina to try outfitting officers with body cameras.
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    Officials in Greensboro have begun efforts to gather a panel of legal representatives to discuss police body worn cameras and public records. More>>

    Veterans see VA scandal as key in Congress races

    Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals. Some veterans say they have had to wait months to get care at local VA hospitals.
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    The military veterans hanging out in USO-like comfort at a community college near Fort Bragg have a universal demand for politicians running for Congress - fix problems at medical centers run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

    Rep. Larry Womble settles in lawsuit involving wreck

    Former state Rep. Larry Womble Former state Rep. Larry Womble
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    The former North Carolina legislator who was injured in a traffic accident that killed another driver three years ago has settled a lawsuit stemming from the incident. More>>

    'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

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    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

    Gas prices down, travel up as Labor Day weekend begins

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    Look for busy roads, and lower gas prices, this weekend as North Carolinians enjoy the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    Jury awards $500K in NC man's stun gun death

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    A jury has awarded half a million dollars to the family of a man who died after Charlotte police used a stun gun on him. More>>

    Seahawk statue back at UNC-Wilmington

    The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>

    Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

    The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban Video included

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    Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices. More>>

    EPA: North Carolina's air getting cleaner

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    Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution. More>>

    Man killed in home invasion in Robeson County

    A Lumberton man has died after struggling with two men who broke into his home. More>>

    Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to NBC Charlotte reporter Rad Berky. (WCNC) Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to NBC Charlotte reporter Rad Berky. (WCNC)

    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge. More>>

    Judge agrees SBI agent's firing should be upheld

    Former SBI agent Duane Deaver Former SBI agent Duane Deaver
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    An administrative law judge says the state's firing of a state crime lab agent linked to dozens of misreported lab results should be upheld. More>>

    13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses Video included

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    NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
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    Gov. McCrory raises concerns over Coal Ash Commission Video included

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    Gov. Pat McCrory says he'll sign a "coal ash cleanup" bill in response to this year's massive spill, but he says he has strong issues with the legislation.
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    Highway Patrol: Drivers passing stopped school buses is an 'epidemic' Video included

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    The State Highway Patrol is focusing on school bus violators in North Carolina as the traditional school year begins. More>>

    Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues Video included

    President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV) President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV)

    Obama defended his administration's response to lapses that delayed health care for veterans, but conceded that more must be done to regain their trust. More>>

    NC moves to fine Duke over coal ash pollution

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    DENR moved Tuesday to fine Duke Energy over pollution that has been seeping into the groundwater for years from a pair of coal ash dumps at a retired power plant outside Wilmington. More>>

    Asheville man charged after colliding with motorcyclist

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    An Asheville man is facing charges after the car he was driving collided with a motorcycle and killed the operator More>>

    DENR warns Duke Energy about coal ash at Sutton plant

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    The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources ahas sent Duke Energy Progress a notice of violation for the Sutton Electric Plant in New Hanover County. More>>

    Charlotte approves incentive deal for Sealed Air

    Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters. Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters.

    Charlotte City Council has approved an incentive package for Sealed Air Corp., which announced last month it's moving its headquarters from New Jersey to North Carolina. More>>

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    • Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race

      Libertarian candidate could have big impact on Senate race

      Monday, September 1 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:41:44 GMT
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
      Sean Haugh, a Libertarian candidate, is on the same ballot as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and the Republican challenger, Thom Tillis.
    • Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC

      Union, NAACP hold Labor Day rallies across NC

      Monday, September 1 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:00:29 GMT
      Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
      Union and civil rights leaders joined together for a series of rallies and news conferences across North Carolina on Labor Day.
    • Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Week of protests to wrap up at NC Capitol

      Thursday, August 28 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:13:38 GMT
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
      A coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP is wrapping up a week of demonstrations at the state capitol with a rally for voting rights.
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