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What You Need to Know About North Carolina for August 28, 2015

What You Need to Know About North Carolina for August 28, 2015

It’s Friday, let’s go straight to the news:

Carowinds is revamping its water park.

Guilford County’s driver’s ed program is backlogged, but is set to start enrolling new students in October.

Also working to reduce a backlog, Forsyth County’s Social Services Program.

Ridesharing is now completely legal and the governor is expected to sign the bill approving them fully.

The General Assembly has also approved its next stop-gap budget measure.

A group is calling for the City of Asheville to fix dangerous Asheville sidewalks. Meanwhile Raleigh is seeking, finding and fixing broken pipes.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have pledged to train officers to treat citizens better in the wake of the Kerrick trial, which ended in a mistrial.

The Charlotte mayoral candidates express their opinions on the I-77 toll roads at a recent mayoral forum.

What this one man did that changed a neighborhood for the worst in Wilson.

And finally, concerns over loss of diversity in Wake County Schools.

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