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2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

UNC Board of Governors considers tuition cap

The UNC Board of Governors is considering a tuition cap for the University of North Carolina system that would lock increases at 5 percent annually.

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6 hrs ago | News Observer

Flooding reported near Greenville and Charleston

The National Weather Service says 3 inches to 5 inches of rain fell in just a few hours Thursday morning from downtown Greenville south and in eastern areas of Anderson County.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

7 hrs ago | Carolina Beaches

North Carolina Museum of Art Presents "Line, Touch, Trace"

Beginning Saturday, August 30, 2014, the North Carolina Museum of Art presents Line, Touch, Trace , an exhibition of 30 hand-drawn works.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

8 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Emory University

12 hrs ago | University Business

Snail Mail 2.0

The remodel of a dining hall at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro was going to displace more than 5,000 student mailboxes.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Greensboro

16 hrs ago | WSOCTV

Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budget

Legislative budget-writers struggled Wednesday to finalize an annual spending document for North Carolina four days after leading lawmakers announced a deal and a day after describing its main points.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina Government, Pat McCrory, US Governors

16 hrs ago | CBS Local

NC Senate Signs Off On Farm Bill

Farms that are investigated by the state could be shielded from the public records law under a new bill making its way through the North Carolina General Assembly.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Agriculture, Science

19 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Group that employs Brantly orders evacuation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The North Carolina-based missionary group that employed Dr. Kent Brantly, Samaritan's Purse has ordered the evacuation of non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.

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Related Topix: Travel, Liberia, Liberia Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Medicine, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Turtles get CT scans at Kittty Hawk clinic

Vortex, a young loggerhead, was hit by a propeller in May 2013 and suffered a skull fracture.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University

Carolina Beaches

5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship Round One Results...

First round results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by River Landing in Wallace, NC on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 .

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Related Topix: Wallace, NC, East Carolina University, Cary, NC, Pinehurst, NC, Raleigh, NC

Business Journal

Here's how much debt North Carolinians, Charlotteans have

Eighty percent of Americans owe someone money - whether it's via car loan, student debt, a home mortgage or credit cards.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Dom Flemons Holds On To Those Old-Time Roots

From his vintage hat to his enormous 1920s banjo, Dom Flemons looks like he's time-traveled from a different era.

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Related Topix: Carolina Chocolate Drops

Burlington Times News

Man found not guilty in Duke student's death

The man serving a life sentence for the shooting death of the student body president at the University of North Carolina six years ago has been found not guilty in the death of a Duke University graduate student.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Duke University

WCTI

Coast Guard: Summer deaths by drowning on the rise

According to the Coast Guard 5th District, 40 drowning deaths have been reported from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer.

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Q-Notes

A pivotal moment for marriage equality in North Carolina

Pictured Above: A scene from a protest after the passage of California's Proposition 8 held at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center on Nov. 15, 2008.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, Raleigh, NC, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Activism, Bostic, NC

CBS Local

Scam Involved Nude Photos, Broken Church Windows

North Carolina authorities say a South Carolina man posed as a Charlotte pastor and a State Bureau of Investigation agent to scam people out of money in a scheme involving nude pictures and supposedly broken church windows.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Carolina, where many people like to hunt and fish.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, North Carolina Government, Richard Burr, Republican, Senator Mark Begich

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NewsBusters.org

WashPost's Dana Milbank Blames North Carolina GOP For Woman's Death

On July 1, a local hospital in Belhaven, North Carolina closed its doors in part because the state legislature opposed the expansion of Medicaid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina Government, Belhaven, NC, Washington Post, Publishing

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

North Carolina budget deal

After weeks negotiating the North Carolina senate and house have reached an agreement.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

Examiner.com

North Carolina waiting for coal ash bill months after Dan River spill

As state legislators in North Carolina continue to debate a budget , legislation to clean up the state's coal ash ponds waits in the wings.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

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