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  1. Prescribed burn planned in NC's Pisgah National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WLOS

    The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a prescribed burn on 450 acres in the Pisgah National Forest to reduce the possibility of wildfire. The Forest Service says the controlled fires will take place beginning Sunday in the Appalachian Ranger District, about 25 miles northwest of Asheville.

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  2. Film advocates change tactics, lobby for more grant moneyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | WLOS

    Film supporters have changed their tactics to lobby for more money in a grant program rather than trying to restore North Carolina's 25 percent tax credit. Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo tells the StarNews of Wilmington advocates prefer the tax credits, but they recognize the GOP-controlled General Assembly won't restore it.

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  3. Police ramp up rail-crossing citations after recent crashesRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | WLOS

    Police departments nationwide are being asked to issue more tickets for violations at railroad crossings because of recent crashes in New York, California and North Carolina. After a fiery train-car collision killed six people in New York in February, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police are issuing summonses at six times last year's rate.

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  4. Asheville restaurant employees form workforce groupRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | WLOS

    The Asheville Citizen-Times reported workers at Tupelo Honey have started the Asheville Sustainable Restaurant Workforce. The Tupelo Honey workers get paid sick leave.

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  5. House for homeless female veterans has power, water againRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | WLOS

    Jubilee House founder Barbara Sumney Marshall tells the Fayetteville Observer the power and water were restored Friday. The Public Works Commission had cut off electricity and water Wednesday because the house was several months behind on payments.

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  6. More changes from NC House for NC clean-up spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WLOS

    The Senate's cleanup spending bill for the remainder of North Carolina government's fiscal year is making its way through the House, but not without more changes. The House gave tentative approval Monday night for legislation locating $275,000 within the Department of Public Instruction to help a panel changing academic standards, particularly Common Core.

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  7. German company putting nearly 140 jobs in Henderson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WLOS

    WINTER STORM WARNING starting at 4 P.M. to 7 A.M. Thursday for the Western Carolinas. Significant snowfall expected to begin by sunset Wednesday, continuing into the overnight.

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  8. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police find 3 bodies inside of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    WINTER STORM WARNING 4PM Wednesday to 7AM Thursday for the Western Carolinas. Significant snowfall expected to begin by sunset Wednesday, continuing into the overnight.

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  9. Advocacy groups ask feds to keep up red wolf effort in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    WINTER STORM WARNING 4PM Wednesday to 7AM Thursday for the Western Carolinas. Significant snowfall expected to begin by sunset Wednesday, continuing into the overnight.

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  10. NC lawmakers disrupted for 2nd straight week by weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    WINTER STORM WARNING 4PM Wednesday to 7AM Thursday for the Western Carolinas. Significant snowfall expected to begin by sunset Wednesday, continuing into the overnight.

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  11. Bill clearing Senate panel responds to NC gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    Lawmakers are backing a measure filed in response to federal judges who overturned the state's gay marriage ban in October. A Senate judicial committee recommended approval Tuesday.

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  12. NC Supreme Court considers private school voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    The North Carolina Supreme Court is deciding a case involving better schools, church-state relations and whether taxpayer money is being used wisely to benefit the public. The state's highest court spent more than two hours Tuesday listening to lawyers and will decide whether millions of dollars in taxpayer money can be used to pay student tuition at private and religious schools.

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  13. NC Women United roll out large agenda for legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    Women unhappy with the direction of North Carolina government say liberal-leaning policies they back would increase economic self-sufficiency for women and their families and bring women closer to men in full political and social equality. The group North Carolina Women United unveiled Tuesday in Raleigh their "2015 Women's Legislative Agenda."

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  14. Dominion Va. Power customers set electricity usage recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    Dominion Virginia Power says low temperatures over the past week led its customers to set a record for electricity usage. The Richmond-based energy provider said Tuesday it supplied a peak of 21,651 megawatts of electricity at 8 a.m. last Friday.

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  15. NC pastor dies after church van rolls over himRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    An associate pastor in Hendersonville has died after a church van rolled over him while he was checking engine fluids. Hendersonville Police Lt.

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  16. Alternate routes proposed for Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WLOS

    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY until 12 P.M. Tuesday for Western North Carolina, the Upstate & Northeast Georgia. Valleys: 1 to 4" of snow with poor visibility.

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  17. Authorities charge 15-year-old in accidental shooting deathRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WLOS

    Deputies in Guilford County have charged a 15-year-old boy with involuntary manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of a Whitsett teenager nearly two weeks ago. Local media outlets report the Guilford County Sheriff's Office said in a release that the charges were filed after what it called "careful review of the investigation."

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  18. Crash death takes 5th Appalachian State student this yearRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WLOS

    A 21-year-old Wake Forest man's death in a traffic accident is the fifth Appalachian State University student to die during the current school year. Police said this week that 19-year-old Mary Catherine Johnson of Raleigh was found dead in her dorm room.

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  19. NC high court dumps murder retrial over rough diaper changeRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WLOS

    The N.C. Supreme Court says a Wake County man should stay in prison for life without parole because the argument that the sexual abuse suffered by the 10-month-old he killed could have come from a rough diaper change wasn't believable The Supreme Court overturned a lower appeals court's decision last year that gave Joshua Stepp a new trial. The lower court said Stepp's lawyers should have been allowed to argue some of his stepdaughter's injuries resulted not from sexual abuse but because he aggressively cleaned her during a diaper change.

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  20. NC court: Regulators' decision on utility profit supportableRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | WLOS

    North Carolina's highest court has upheld another decision that allowed a Duke Energy subsidiary to increase some electric bills. The state Supreme Court agreed Friday the Utilities Commission's approval in 2013 of a profit rate for Duke Energy Carolinas was supported by competent and substantial evidence and no improper costs would be paid for with the increase.

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