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News Across North Carolina for March 10, 2015

Happy Tuesday! As our bodies and minds continue to adjust to springing forward, you can check out today’s set of news links and fill out my reader’s survey if you haven’t already:

News Across North Carolina for March 10, 2015

The latest on Amtrak’s northbound Carolinian derailment in Eastern North Carolina.

A completely new organization will handle the purchasing and development of the Guilford-Randolph megasite.

NC A&T State University will assume ownership and renovate Greensboro’s War Memorial Stadium, which had been the home of all the minor league baseball teams of the city prior to them moving to downtown in 2004.

Guilford College’s tuition will go up by 2%. Charlotte’s Johnston C. Smith University will get $1.2 million to add online courses.

More businesses have made pledges to the Say Yes to Education initiative in Guilford County.

An official ethics complaint has been filed against the governor’s recent disclosure of luxury travel.

Even though there were several closures of UNC system centers, including the three most prominent, a new center was created on UNC Greensboro’s campus, focusing on housing.

Several North Carolinians were at the recent commemoration of the Selma marches.

Forsyth County Commissioners have a new prayer policy, but are still debating over the cost of the main library renovations.

Asheville will ban e-cigarettes. Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena will go smoke-free on March 18th.

Firefighters are having issues with putting out blazes in Charlotte’s new high-rises.

Seven percent of Time‘s most influential people on the Internet are Charlotteans.

This new blog will keep tabs on the happenings of the New Hanover County Schools.

Cary will not be getting water from Fayetteville.

Greensboro will be the first city in the Southeast to accept this form of alternative ID for immigrants and refugees.

The Town of Apex is considering a transportation bond referendum.

The state Republican Party chair will step down.

And finally, Raleigh’s property taxes may go up.

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