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    'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

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    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

    Seahawk statue back at UNC-Wilmington

    The Seahawk statue stolen last month has been returned to the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. More>>

    Construction halted on some NC roads for holiday

    The N.C. Department of Transportation says most construction projects along state and U.S. routes will be suspended for the Labor Day weekend. More>>

    McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban Video included

    Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo) Gov. Pat McCrory (File Photo)

    Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices. More>>

    EPA: North Carolina's air getting cleaner

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    Federal environmental officials say all of North Carolina meets a new more-stringent national air quality standard for fine-particle pollution. More>>

    Man killed in home invasion in Robeson County

    A Lumberton man has died after struggling with two men who broke into his home. More>>

    Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to NBC Charlotte reporter Rad Berky. (WCNC) Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to NBC Charlotte reporter Rad Berky. (WCNC)

    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon could be sentenced as early as next week on a plea to a public corruption charge. More>>

    Judge agrees SBI agent's firing should be upheld

    Former SBI agent Duane Deaver Former SBI agent Duane Deaver
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    An administrative law judge says the state's firing of a state crime lab agent linked to dozens of misreported lab results should be upheld. More>>

    13 NC kids killed since 1999 by drivers passing school buses Video included

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    NC drivers pass stopped school buses every day, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus's stop arm is extended.
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    Gov. McCrory raises concerns over Coal Ash Commission Video included

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    Gov. Pat McCrory says he'll sign a "coal ash cleanup" bill in response to this year's massive spill, but he says he has strong issues with the legislation.
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    Highway Patrol: Drivers passing stopped school buses is an 'epidemic' Video included

    Lt. Jeff Gordon Lt. Jeff Gordon
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    The State Highway Patrol is focusing on school bus violators in North Carolina as the traditional school year begins. More>>

    Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues Video included

    President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV) President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte. (WBTV)

    Obama defended his administration's response to lapses that delayed health care for veterans, but conceded that more must be done to regain their trust. More>>

    NC moves to fine Duke over coal ash pollution

    Duke Energy's Sutton Plant Duke Energy's Sutton Plant
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    DENR moved Tuesday to fine Duke Energy over pollution that has been seeping into the groundwater for years from a pair of coal ash dumps at a retired power plant outside Wilmington. More>>

    Asheville man charged after colliding with motorcyclist

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    An Asheville man is facing charges after the car he was driving collided with a motorcycle and killed the operator More>>

    DENR warns Duke Energy about coal ash at Sutton plant

    Sutton plant Sutton plant
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    The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources ahas sent Duke Energy Progress a notice of violation for the Sutton Electric Plant in New Hanover County. More>>

    Charlotte approves incentive deal for Sealed Air

    Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters. Sealed Air Corp. is moving nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters.

    Charlotte City Council has approved an incentive package for Sealed Air Corp., which announced last month it's moving its headquarters from New Jersey to North Carolina. More>>

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