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  1. Former state GOP chairman candidate appointed judgeRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | WLOS

    An attorney who lost his bid last year to head the North Carolina Republican Party despite support from GOP leaders has been appointed to a judgeship in Gaston County. Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday that Craig Collins of Gastonia has been appointed to the District Court bench.

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  2. Police: Suspect who fired at officers at mall hurt in fallRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | WLOS

    Police in Gastonia say a man who fired a shot at police trying to arrest him at a shopping mall fell 25 feet to the ground after jumping over a retaining wall. Sgt. Keith McCabe said officers went to Eastridge Mall after someone reported seeing their stolen car there.

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  3. Gaston County Sheriff, Chief Deputy injured in car wreckRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | WLOS

    Gaston County Sheriff Alan Cloninger is expected to recover after authorities say his unmarked patrol cruiser was rear-ended by a woman who's suspected of having been a drunk driver. Cloninger tells WBTV-TV that he suffered a minor concussion Thursday afternoon when his car was struck while he was stopped at a red light on Gastonia-Bessemer City Highway, near Interstate 85. Chief Deputy Kim Johnson, who was also in the car, says she sprained her shoulder.

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  4. North Carolina GOP backs Woodhouse, stop Lewis complaintRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | WLOS

    North Carolina Republican activists have stopped an effort to try to remove a key legislator from a national party office. They've also backed the state GOP's new executive director.

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  5. Motorist charged in hit-and-run death of 21-month-old girlRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | WLOS

    Police in Gastonia say a woman is facing charges in the hit-and-run death of a 21-month-old girl. A statement from police on Friday said 46-year-old Donna Jane Hayes is charged with felony hit and run and misdemeanor death.

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  6. N Carolina governor's candidate Spaulding touring GastoniaRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | WLOS

    A candidate for North Carolina governor is trying to attract voters west of Charlotte ahead of the March primary in 10 weeks. Durham attorney Ken Spaulding planned to visit Gastonia on Tuesday.

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  7. Warnings, watches cancelled as NC rains taper offRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | WLOS

    Forecasters say showers are beginning to taper off in North Carolina after earlier heavy rains prompted the opening of emergency shelters and some evacuations. Early Thursday, the National Weather Service said light rain would continue in parts of central North Carolina but that a flood watch for the area had been cancelled.

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  8. Severe weather in Carolinas forces some from homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WLOS

    Moderate to heavy rain on what is already saturated ground will cause more flooding near and along creeks, streams and rivers, as well as low-lying spots. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Flash floods in the Carolinas have prompted the opening of an emergency shelter and the evacuation of some homes with the help of firefighters.

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  9. Intruder shot in Gaston County home invasionRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | WLOS

    Multiple media outlets reported that someone broke into a home around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and confronted the homeowner with a gun. During the struggle, a shot was fired.

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  10. Man flees North Carolina court during statutory rape trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WLOS

    Localized heavy amounts of rain could cause flash flooding. Be prepared to move to higher ground if a Flash Flood Warning is issued for your location or area.

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  11. North Carolina Senate gives initial OK to $2B bond proposalRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | WLOS

    What's being billed as a consensus $2 billion borrowing proposal between North Carolina legislative leaders has received strong initial support from the Senate. Senators voted 46-2 Wednesday for the debt package, in which nearly $1.3 billion would be set aside for construction on 14 University of North Carolina campuses and for all community colleges.

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  12. Senate OKs updated $2B bond package with March referendumRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | WLOS

    An updated $2 billion bond proposal would allocate more proceeds to University of North Carolina projects and parks but slightly less to community colleges and infrastructure loans. The measure approved Tuesday evening by the Senate Finance Committee also would hold the statewide referendum on the borrowing in March, in keeping with the date the House sought.

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