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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

North Carolina craft brewers to brew statewide collaboration beer

With 17 participating breweries from all over North Carolina, brewers will gather in Hillsborough at Mystery Brewing Public House on Saturday to celebrate the collaboration.

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Related Topix: Drink, Beer

3 hrs ago | Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: North Carolina's Senate Race Remains Competitive

The North Carolina Senate race is close. Gallup finds a racial gap in views of the police.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Suffolk University, 2012 Presidential Election

4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

North Carolina mother jailed after death of suffocated infant

Police arrested Katherine Anne Jennings in suspicion of involuntary manslaughter in the death of baby Luke, who allegedly died in a case of co-sleeping with his mother.

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5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

NC justices uphold order that led to rate rise

North Carolina electric power regulators were justified in their decision that previously allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to raise the bills of average residential customers of the former Progress Energy by $88 per year, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

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7 hrs ago | WLOS

Man, grandson killed in Rocky Mount house fire

Officials in Rocky Mount say a man and a 5-year-old boy have been killed in a house fire.

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Related Topix: Fire

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Conference committee reaches compromise on N.C. coal ash bill

The N.C. General Assembly is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill to regulate coal ash in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

15 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Richmond among worst counties for truck crashes

Daily JournalCordova Fire and Rescue volunteers contain fluid spilling from an overturned tractor-trailer Aug. 11 outside Rockingham on U.S. 1 South.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

New fishing tournament comes to Lake Hartwell

A LAST MINUTE VENUE CHANGE FOR A FISHING TOURNAMENT MEANS BIG BUCKS ON THE WAY TO ONE UPSTATE COMMUNITY.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government

CBS 3 Springfield

Brunswick Co. officials await lab results to address coal ash on baseball field

Brunswick County School officials are awaiting additional lab results before moving forward with a plan to address the coal ash found on South Brunswick Middle School's baseball field earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Roll Call

NRSC Launching Coordinated Ad Buy in North Carolina

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is launching a coordinated TV ad buy next month with North Carolina Senate hopeful Thom Tillis.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, The National, Entertainment, Television

Washington Examiner

Hansen Turbine to expand Va. manufacturing plant

A manufacturer of coating spray applications for the aircraft and turbine parts coating industry is planning to invest $2.5 million to expand its operations in Grayson County.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Fitness may boost kids' brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Standardized Testing, Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

NewsOK.com

Frontier now flying out of Dulles Airport

The low-cost carrier will begin nonstop service to 17 destinations from Dulles this year.

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Business Journal

Forbes Custom Cabinets of Apex files for bankruptcy

In its filing the company listed $666,325 in assets and $2.1 million in debt. The largest of the debts is about $1.3 million owed to Bank of North Carolina .

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

McCrory scrambling to change the budget he was 'proud to sign'

The more days that pass since Governor Pat McCrory signed the state budget, the more confusing that budget becomes, especially when trying to figure out what it means for public schools in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Opinion

InsiderOnline

Policy Studies

Throughout the country, states are looking for ways to energize their economies and become more competitive.

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Health.com

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests

Older people who aren't expected to live more than 10 years are still being screened for prostate, breast, cervical and colon cancer - even though it is unlikely to benefit them, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

JD Supra

Feds to auction North Carolina offshore wind sites

The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has announced plans to auction the rights to lease sites off the North Carolina coast for offshore wind projects.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Bald Head Island, NC

Business Journal

Action News continues rebuilding its anchor team

Anchor Tenikka Smith-Hughes is joining Action News' evening news as part of the channel's revamping of its anchor staff.

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Institute for Southern Studies

In North Carolina, fast food and Moral Mondays movements build ties

More than 150 gathered August 9 for Solidarity City, a day of strategy discussions and skills-building exercises in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Goldsboro, NC, Raleigh, NC, Tar Heel, NC

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