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Video shows sheriff’s deputy throwing punch at woman

A North Carolina sheriff’s office is reviewing an incident captured on video that showed a deputy punching a woman he was trying to remove from the county fair.

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Judd Nelson: No misgivings about ‘The Breakfast Club’

Actor Judd Nelson says he doesn’t share the misgivings about “The Breakfast Club” that co-star Molly Ringwald expressed in a first-person column.

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‘The Profit,’ NC city settle dispute over giant US flag

The star of CNBC’s “The Profit” has settled a yearlong dispute with a North Carolina city over a huge U.S. flag at the reality TV star’s recreational vehicle store.

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Flight attendant may have exposed passengers to Hepatitis A

Health officials in North Carolina say more than a dozen people may have been exposed to hepatitis A on a recent flight.

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Police chief to retire, come back for GOP convention

The police chief in North Carolina’s largest city says he will retire at the end of the year, but will return next year and work through the Republican National Convention.

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More N Carolina ‘mini-budget’ bills near final passage

More targeted spending proposals could soon be headed to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk as Republican legislators keep pitching portions of their vetoed state budget bill.

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Session Schedule

Work continues this week on more “mini-budgets” as the long session drags on.

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Insurance Plans

A controversial small business health insurance bill became law in North Carolina on Oct. 1.

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School Renewal

Sen. Carl Ford, R-Rowan, says everyone in the legislature is watching Rowan County to see the outcome “renewal” school system, which gives individual schools in the district flexibility with curriculum, budget, personnel, calendar and scheduling.

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Sound Bank Move

Sound Bank has changed its name to Dogwood State Bank and moved its headquarters from Morehead City to Raleigh. The relocation had a soft opening in September.

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Vaping Sales

Several e-cigarette companies will not be selling vaping products in North Carolina while lawsuits work through the court system, according to North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein.

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Flag Settlement

The Statesville City Council has reached a settlement with Gander RV parent company Camping World concerning the flag flying over the dealership.

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School Security

Guilford County Commissioners tapped the brakes on school district plans to spend $10 million on school security.

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Cooper Visit

On Monday, Gov. Roy Cooper proclaimed October 6-12 Resiliency Week in front of a home damaged by recent hurricanes that is now undergoing renovation with federal Community Development Block Grant -- Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding.

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Bus Fire

A Wake County school bus that caught fire last week in Cary while a student was on board had been inspected by maintenance workers earlier that day.

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Duke Grant

Duke University has a $5 million, five-year grant for an environmental health research laboratory to help researchers outside the university.

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Putney Retirement

Charlotte Police Chief Kerr Putney will retire at the end of the year -- but return in March and work through the Republican National Convention, the city announced Monday.

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Principal Reinstated

Bennett Jones will return as Clayton High School’s principal following a controversial reassignment out of the school that sparked protests by parents and students.


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