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Daily News for 4-9-2014: Fixing and Fracking

The market in Greensboro’s Glenwood neighborhood suspected of crime has been given a second chance.

Greensboro has a new interim city attorney. The 24th State Prosecutorial District, which serves  Avery, Madison, Mitchell, Watauga and Yancey counties, also has an interim district attorney.

NC A&T has announced how budget cuts will affect its operations.

Greensboro now has its own fix-it app, for people to report city issues via smartphone by taking pictures, as well as browsing prior reports and seeing all known issues on a map.

The city is one step closer to finding the source of the water leak that’s flooded parts of Triad Stage and the Liberty Oak Restaurant.

A 97-year-old Guilford County Schools volunteer wins both a state and national award for his service.

Even though most can’t vote for the May 6 bond referendum, and none of the current students will use it, a school-based poll showed students at Davie County High supported a new school building.

Davie County commissioners heard comments about unsafe dogs and will reconsider current dog-related ordinances. The Davie County School Board has passed a resolution against the state teacher tenure law.

The Winston-Salem City Council has approved a new financing deal for the BB&T ballpark.

Several North Carolina schools were on the Washington Post‘s list of most challenging schools.

High Point’s spring furniture market is in full swing through this Saturday.

Asheville City Council has approved a water rate increase.

Lots of changes are coming to a Asheville city-owned museum and cultural space building, the three organizations there, plus the nonprofit currently running them.

Celebrate two years of Plan Charlotte by nominating spots in Charlotte that need a urban design makeover.

New in Asheville retail and business: a new building for BB&T, a Chipotle and the revamped Biltmore Square Mall.

Charlotte’s campaign for Google Fiber is heating up.

Newly appointed Charlotte mayor and former state senator Dan Clodfether had been fighting to maintain control of the Charlotte-Douglass Airport by the airport commission.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools has released their budget which includes across the board teacher raises.

There will be less weeks of unemployment checks for those in the state who are unemployed.

The Fayetteville Downtown Alliance has announced new goals.

Southwestern Fayetteville is getting a new bus route.

The Fayetteville City Council approves red-light cameras, along with funding for the Cape River Trail.

Some inmates in Brunswick County court will make their first appearances via webcam.

Carolina Beach will not be getting a public pool any time soon.

Burgaw town commissioners have approved a municipal services district, to help raise revenue for the downtown area.

Wake County Schools approved $1500 signing bonuses for select new teachers.

And finally, some fracking speculators have let their leases lapse, as fracking has become uncertain. Meanwhile, the state has appealed a judge’s ruling that it had the authority to stop coal ash production.

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