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  1. Big pest: Muralist gets OK to paint 70-foot tobacco wormRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | WBTV

    It's unlikely that tobacco farmers in North Carolina would celebrate a crop-destroying pest, yet a Chapel Hill artist plans to pay artistic tribute to it. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the Wendell Board of Commissioners has approved Chapel Hill muralist Mike Brown's proposal for a 70-foot long mural depicting a tobacco worm sitting on top of a tobacco leaf.

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  2. Bunker field dedicated at Catawba CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | WBTV

    The July 29 dedication plaque at Bunker Field on the Catawba College campus reads: "May this space be forever filled with young people having fun." It also notes that the field, which is part of the Frock Fields Athletic Complex, was given by the D. Nathan, Jr. and Betty Bunker Family of Salisbury.

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  3. Recruiting more minorities to become prosecutors in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | WBTV

    When people come to criminal court, it's usually a difficult time in their lives. They're either a victim, witness, or someone who stands accused of a crime.

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  4. Judge delays ruling after several groups make arguments in HB2 lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | WBTV

    A federal judge has decided not to rule immediately on whether to block a portion of a state law governing the use of public bathrooms by transgender people. U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder heard evidence Monday, ahead of a November trial that will determine the law's longer-term prospects.

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  5. Requests to halt implementation of HB2 being heard in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | WBTV

    According to an order signed by Judge Thomas D. Schroeder, all of the parties involved in various lawsuits over House Bill 2 are appearing in a federal courtroom in Winston-Salem Monday. The order cites that four cases over HB2 will tentatively take place in late October or early November 2016, but the judge didn't want to delay a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Joaquin Carcao, a transgender employee of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in late March.

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  6. Requests to halt implementation of HB2 will be heard in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | WBTV

    According to an order signed by Judge Thomas D. Schroeder, all of the parties involved in various lawsuits over House Bill 2 will appear in a federal courtroom August 1 in Winston-Salem. The order cites that four cases over HB2 will tentatively take place in late October or early November 2016, but the judge didn't want to delay a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Joaquin Carcao, a transgender employee of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in late March.

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  7. Requests to halt implementation of HB2 will be heard in court MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | WBTV

    According to an order signed by Judge Thomas D. Schroeder, all of the parties involved in various lawsuits over House Bill 2 will appear in a federal courtroom August 1 in Winston-Salem. The order cites that four cases over HB2 will tentatively take place in late October or early November 2016, but the judge didn't want to delay a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by Joaquin Carcao, a transgender employee of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in late March.

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  8. Bankers take summer school at UNC-Chapel Hill to hone skillsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 31 | WBTV

    The North Carolina Bankers Association opens its 80th annual School of Banking in Chapel Hill on Sunday. The school is dedicated to expanding the skills and abilities of middle managers and prospective managers in a college setting.

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  9. More Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 30 | WBTV

    The campus leaders running North Carolina's public universities are getting another pay raise, but this time most are getting the same bump as other state employees. Multiple media organizations report that the University of North Carolina's Board of Governors approved 1.5 percent raises for 10 of the UNC system's 17 campus chancellors.

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  10. Nebraska educator taking president's post in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | WBTV

    Thomas Walker Jr. is expected to be confirmed by the State Board of Community Colleges July 26 as president of Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Walker has been president of Central Community College's Grand Island campus in south-central Nebraska since July 2014.

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  11. 6-week-old from North Carolina drowns in South Carolina pondRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | WBTV

    A 6-week-old child from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has drowned in a pond near a mall in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Horry County Coroner Michelle McSpadden tells local news outlets that the baby's body was recovered from a pond near Tanger Outlets.

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  12. Requests to halt implementation of HB2 to be heard in court next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | WBTV

    A federal judge is set to hear arguments over whether the implementation of House Bill 2 should be delayed early next month. According to an order signed by Judge Thomas D. Schroeder, all of the parties involved in various lawsuits over House Bill 2 will appear in a federal courtroom August 1 in Winston-Salem.

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  13. Study: Insurers' spending on costly meds soared from 2003-14Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | WBTV

    A new study finds that insurers' spending on very expensive prescription drugs nearly quadrupled in the U.S. from 2003 through 2014, while the number of such prescriptions filled tripled over that stretch. The study, published Wednesday by the journal Health Affairs, indicates spending on expensive "specialty" drugs by commercial insurance plans jumped from 11 percent of prescriptions filled in 2003 to 43 percent in 2014.

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  14. Belk CEO to retire, ending 128 years of family leadershipRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | WBTV

    Tim Belk, CEO of the Charlotte-based retail chain that bears his family's name, says he is retiring in July, bringing an end to 128 years of day-to-day family leadership. The Charlotte Observer reports the 61-year-old Belk will remain on the board of directors.

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  15. Accrediting agency removes UNC-Chapel Hill from probationRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | WBTV

    The agency that accredits colleges across the South says the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is no longer on probation for an academic fraud scandal. The board of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges announced from its meeting Thursday in Memphis, Tennessee, that it has released the country's oldest public university from its one-year probation.

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  16. Man bitten by cobra charged with owning illegal animalsRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | WBTV

    An Orange County man who was bitten by a king cobra earlier this month has been charged by authorities with owning illegal animals. Local media outlets report 21-year-old Ali Iyoob is facing misdemeanor charges which include ownership of venomous and constricting snakes, crocodilians, and wild and dangerous animals.

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  17. NC man bitten by cobra now faces multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WBTV

    A North Carolina man who was bitten by a cobra is out of the hospital, according to his Facebook page, but he now faces multiple charges for not housing the snakes properly. Ali Iyoob of Chapel Hill went to UNC Hospitals to get an anti-venom after the cobra bit him May 2. The documents say Iyoob had "18 poisonous reptiles and two crushing reptiles" that were in violation of Orange County codes.

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  18. To diffuse protests, UNC board opens limited public commentRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | WBTV

    North Carolina's public university governing board is trying to diffuse protesters by giving anyone an opportunity to vent their issues with the 17-campus system. A handful of the 32-member governing board's members will listen to up to an hour of public comments following each meeting, starting this Friday.

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  19. Lawmaker: HB2 'sucked the air' out of General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WBTV

    The gavel dropped earlier for the NC House to take up several items in this short session, but the fallout over House Bill 2 is still top of the mind for most. "Obviously HB2 is a five-alarm fire, it's bigger than most, I'll concede that point to you.

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  20. More Read the original story

    May 10, 2016 | WBTV

    The House Transportation Committee voted Tuesday to eliminate a provision in the state budget capping those state funds at $500,000 per project. The provision appeared to have put in jeopardy a rail project linking UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill with downtown Durham that would need state funds to receive matching federal dollars.

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