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  1. West Rowan students witness dramatic display of driving dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WBTV

    You see the stories all the time, a teen takes their eyes off the road to text or make a call, and they lose control. A new program wants to make sure that never happens again.

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  2. No requirement for charter school buses to be inspected in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WBTV

    Charter schools are schools that are operated by private organizations but receive public tax dollars. There are currently 146 charter schools in the Tar Heel State, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction .

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  3. NC reenactors pay tribute to Tar Heel confederatesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | WBTV

    Before tourists started coming to a historic Virginia landmark, and prior to Appomattox finding its way as a haven for historic reenactors, confederate troops from North Carolina reserved a place on the grounds where the war ended. Jeff Stepp came from Lenoir to pay his respects to troops that fought in the 1860's.

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  4. North Carolina's Dean Smith: A professor cloaked in robes of a coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | WBTV

    In 1984, when I was a freshman at the University of North Carolina trying to get a job as a sportswriter at The Daily Tar Heel student newspaper, I came across an odd question on the application. The reference, of course, was to UNC basketball coach Dean Smith.

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  5. Screening of 'Norma Rae' to mark Women's History MonthRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | WBTV

    North Carolina Women United will mark International Women's Month and Women's History Month with a free screening about a Tar Heel union leader. The group will have a free screening of "Norma Rae" on Saturday at the offices of the state AFL-CIO in Raleigh.

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  6. UNC student newspaper prints 23,000 copies for Smith's deathRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | WBTV

    The student newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill made two additional press runs to handle demand for copies of the edition that featured the death of former basketball coach Dean Smith. Jenny Surane, editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel, said the newspaper usually prints 15,000 copies for Monday's edition.

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  7. More Read the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | WBTV

    David Glenn kept his cool on his statewide radio sports talk show when President Barack Obama called to offer his comments on the death of former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith. Some around him weren't so composed.

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  8. Former UNC head coach Dean Smith passed away at age 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | WBTV

    Former UNC head coach Dean Smith passed away at age 83 - WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC Dean Smith, right, the longtime basketball coach at the University of North Carolina hugs Michael Jordan, one of his former players. "It's such a great loss for North Carolina - our state, the University, of course the Tar Heel basketball program, but really the entire basketball world.

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  9. Kirby, Brown to lead Shrine Bowl teamsRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | WBTV

    John Kirby of Eastern Alamance High will lead North Carolina and Jerry Brown of Spring Valley High the South Carolina team in the 2015 Shrine Bowl game. Assisting Kirby for the Tar Heel squad are Bobby Curlings of New Bern, Antonio King of Durham Hillside, Shane Handy of Randleman, Mark Holcomb of North Davidson, Kelly Holder of Mount Airy and Charlie Metcalf of Asheville.

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  10. NC sets record voter turnout for midterm electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WBTV

    Deputies with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office discovered two decomposing bodies in a storage building Monday after responding to a follow-up to a missing persons report. Deputies with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office discovered two decomposing bodies in a storage building Monday after responding to a follow-up to a missing persons report.

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  11. UNC Tar Heel and former Salisbury Hornet Romar Morris suspended after DWI arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WBTV

    In news that should disappoint Gamecocks and San Francisco 49ers fans alike, running back Marcus Lattimore is expected to retire from the NFL, according to a report from ESPN. Van der Sloot's wife told Dutch newsgroup RTL he was stabbed in the shoulder and waist by fellow prisoners, and the wounds are probably two centimeters deep.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WBTV

    Wednesday, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a detailed report outlining years of academic fraud involving thousands of students. Although allegations have been flying for years, Charlotte native and Tar Heel graduate Nicholas Lovelace was still disappointed with the findings.

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