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15 hrs ago | Business Journal

100 apartments planned for near PTI in Greensboro

Brown Investment Properties is developing the $12.5 million Piedmont Place apartment community on 10 acres off Old Oak Ridge Road near Piedmont Triad International Airport .

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Cotham: New Senate bill shields salaries of for-profit charter school staff

Conflict over disclosure of charter-school salaries flared anew Thursday, as House Democrats said a Senate-approved bill shields for-profit management companies from revealing who they hire and how much they pay.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Durham, NC, Providence (Charlotte, NC), Charlotte, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Teacher's Job Fair for Houston School District in Greensboro

Sabrina Santucci reports live from Guilford County that the Houston Independent School District is recruiting teachers and promising them about 18, 000 more dollars than they are making in North Carolina LOOKING AHEAD, LOOKING AHEAD, THE HOUSTON, TEXAS SCHOOL DISTRICT IS HOLDING A JOB FAIR IN GREENSBORO TODAY.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Greensboro, NC, Wake County, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Police: Man caught with drugs after Rockingham chase8:17 pm | 0

Police say a man with drugs led them on a car chase and gave a fake name to the officer who caught up with him.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rockingham, NC, Richmond County, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Burlington Times News

Police: Man sexually assaulted girlfriend

According to police, at around 12:59 a.m., officers responded to 7484 Wood Springs Dr., Apt.

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Business Journal

Sims, Smothers and Douglas won't be on High Point ballot

High Point Mayor Bernita Sims , the city's first black mayor, will not run for reelection, the High Point Enterprise reports .

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Related Topix: High Point, NC

Business Journal

Seven bridges in Triad among N.C.'s worst

According to AAA Carolinas, NCDOT estimates that it would cost $11 billion to bring all subpar bridges up to standards in repairs alone, and $16 billion to replace them.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

AAA Carolinas releases list of substandard bridges

AAA Carolinas revealed their 2014 Top 20 substandard bridges Friday, and fortunately out of that list, only two of them are in the Charlotte area.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Charlotte, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC, Forsyth County, NC

Business Journal

What projects is High Point in the running for?; Melting Pot in...

High Point economic development officials met with the Guilford County Board of Commissioners in a closed session Thursday to discuss two economic development projects, the High Point Enterprise reports .

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

45 prizes of $1 million or more won during record year for lottery

During fiscal year 2014,the games of the North Carolina Education Lottery, including drawings and scratch-off tickets, produced 45 wins of $1 million or more.

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Related Topix: Lottery, North Carolina, Forest City, NC, Wake County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Woman sentenced in deadly pedestrian hit and run

Alcohol and jealousy fueled a woman in October to chase her ex-boyfriend from a nightclub to the police department, prosecutors said Wednesday, a "senseless act" that killed a 23-year-old pedestrian.

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Related Topix: High Point, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Pacific Coast Feather announcement leads state

Pacific Coast Feather Co.' s February announcement, which, promised 140 local manufacturing jobs, was the largest of its kind in North Carolina for the first quarter of the year.

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Related Topix: Gaston County, NC, Johnston County, NC, Vance County, NC, Buncombe County, NC

Talking About Politics

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First Eric Cantor loses in a monumental upset. Then black Democrats save Thad Cochrane's hide.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wake County, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections Alabama and North Carolina runoff liveblog #1

Alabama and North Carolina are holding primary runoffs tonight, and our guide to key races can be found here .

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Related Topix: Rockingham County, NC, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Black Enterprise

Omega Psi Phi Raises Awareness About Domestic Violence

A member of the black fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi, has spurred fellow organization, Omega Psi Phi, to raise awareness about the perils of domestic abuse .

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Student Society, Law, Omega Psi Phi, Fraternities, Kappa Alpha Psi

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WRAL.com

Wake considers putting teacher raises to a vote

The quarter-cent sales tax increase would be used to give teachers a raise and possibly fund other education-related initiatives.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

John Locke Foundation

A Questionable Case for Raising Taxes

In June, the John Locke Foundation released the fiscal year 2012 edition of By The Numbers, JLF's annual report on the cost of local government.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Burlington Times News

6th District runoff popular with absentee, early voters

Turnout is usually in the single-digit percentages for runoffs, and election officials expect that to be the case in the race for the District 6 Republican nomination between Rockingham County district attorney Phil Berger Jr. and Mark Walker, a former staff pastor at Lawndale Baptist Church.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Food Deserts

SEVERAL GUILFORD COUNTY AGENCIES ARE WORKING TO STOP GROWING FOOD DISPARITIES IN AREAS CALLED "FOOD DESERTS".

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Nation

North Carolina's 'Monster' Voting Law Challenged in Federal Court

Rev. William Barber of the North Carolina NAACP speaks at a "Moral March to the Polls" rally in downtown Winston-Salem.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, US Politics, US News

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