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What You Need to Know about North Carolina for December 3, 2014

Day three of December brings us no snow, some clouds and some news. Let us carry on with the news:

News Across North Carolina for December 3

Greensboro City Council has finalized a new ordinance for downtown clubs to add more security in the wake of recent shootings.

The search is on for UNCG’s next chancellor.

The Guilford County School Board will soon discuss issues with several football programs and its uniform policy. The school board has already assessed a report highlighting racial bias in how students are labeled disabled.

This Forsyth County student could win $25 million to keep building a robot.

Speakers issued a charge for growth in Winston-Salem at their chamber’s 129th annual meeting.

The governor has updated his campaign site.

The state’s commerce secretary is stepping down. This is her replacement.

A proposed downtown Asheville hotel is closer to being built.

This popular music venue in Asheville will close.

A former golf course in Charlotte could become a major shopping district.

The NC DOT is calling on fracking companies to fix any roads they destroy in their process of doing business. Lee County is suing to get Duke Energy to pay them to accept their coal ash.

A dispute over Union County’s final budget, namely its schools budget is being heard in the state Court of Appeals. The decision could have an impact on what school boards can do if they don’t get the funding they request from their counties.

New Hanover County has approved a 5 year schedule for school building projects.

Wilmington is looking to create its own trail from an old rail bed.

Wilmington Health, an additional hospital in the Cape Fear region, has been denied another operating room by the state.

What’s really going on in Fayetteville around their PWC dispute and their youth violence issues.

NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill plan to offer a joint degree in biomedical engineering.

This is the final tally of reassignments for students in Wake County Schools.

The first building in the controversial Chatham Park development in Pittsboro has broken ground.

Athough affordability concerns were raised, Durham officials have rezoned an area for denser development.

And finally, video of our new penguin friends at the Greensboro Science Center.

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